Academic Questions

Book Reviews

January 3, 2020

Race and Gender as Job Qualifications

Dan Subotnik

A review of Meera E. Deo's book Unequal Profession: Race and Gender in Legal Academia.

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September 3, 2019

Books, Articles, and Items of Academic Interest

Peter Wood

Peter discusses twenty-one new books for your attention, and has a few you should avoid. 

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September 3, 2019

Can We All Just Get Along

Dan Asia

A review of Arthur Brooks' new book, Love Your Enemies: How Decent People Can Save America from the Culture of Contempt. 

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May 31, 2019

The One Way Street: Misunderstanding Fascism

Paul Hollander

The late Paul Hollander reviews How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them, by Jason Stanley, Random House, 2018, XXIX+218 pp., $17.68 hardbound.

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May 31, 2019

Gay Marriage as a Status Symbol

Robert Maranto

A review of From Tolerance to Equality: How Elites Brought America to Same Sex Marriage, by Darel E. Paul, Baylor University Press, 2018, 245 pp., $39.95 hardbound.

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December 5, 2018

Ambient Rage

Peter Wood

A review of Howard S. Schwartz's Political Correctness and the Destruction of the Social Order: Chronicling the Rise of the Pristine Self.

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June 23, 2017

Can We Talk? Tom Wolfe's "The Kingdom of Speech"

Peter Wood, Carol Iannone and Geoffrey Clarfield

In the Summer 2017 Academic Questions (vol. 30, no. 2), Peter Wood, Geoffrey Clarfield, Glynn Custred, and Carol Iannone review Tom Wolfe's new book The Kingdom of Speech.

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May 15, 2014

Learning to Fight

David French

Does military school prepare officers for battle, or for administration? 

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June 20, 2013

Horatio Alger with Affirmative Action: A Review of My Beloved World

George W. Dent

George Dent reviews Sonia Sotomayor's memoir, released against the backdrop of the Supreme Court's deliberations over Fisher v. Texas.

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May 2, 2013

Spring 2013 Academic Questions Issue is Out

Ashley Thorne

The first issue of NAS's quarterly journal's 2013 volume focuses on the Common Core, civics education, racial preferences, and important new books in higher education.

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