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March 23, 2020

Lonely and Scared: College Students’ Culture of Immaturity

Jane Clark Scharl

Today’s college students are more fragile than their counterparts of previous generations, less able to cope with challenges, less prepared to adapt to disagreeable living situations, less resou......

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March 23, 2020

Societal Immaturity: Failed Limit-Setting and Regressive Destabilization

John Oakley Beahrs

Beahrs tells us the United States has failed to set limitations for its youth, a process that requires those in authority to have confidence in the goodness of those limits and a supportive social con......

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December 29, 2010

"Popular Culture and the Academy" AQ Issue in Print

Ashley Thorne

The winter issue of Academic Questions looks at the ways pop culture affects higher education today.

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November 16, 2010

The Canonical Alfred Hitchcock

Michael Lewis

A case for why Alfred Hitchcock and his films deserve to be studied in college classrooms, this article appeared in the "Popular Culture and the Academy" issue of Academic Questions (vol. 23,......

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