Nontraditional Students And Community Colleges: The Conflict Of Justice And Neoliberalism

Nontraditional Students And Community Colleges: The Conflict Of Justice And Neoliberalism

Nontraditional Students and Community Colleges: The Conflict of Justice and Neoliberalism

Focusing on non-traditional students in higher education institutions, this new book from renowned scholar John Levin examines the extent to which community college students receive justice both within their institution and as an outcome of their education.

Review

"Levin makes a meaningful contribution to the literature regarding nontraditional students and community colleges in particular and illuminates how neoliberalism is threatening education in general. This book deserves an audience in higher education, student affairs, and other curricula where professionals are learning about the needs of nontraditional students, history and philosophy of community colleges, or how contemporary political issues influence the fundamental purposes of education." - Canadian Journal of Higher Education

"In Nontraditional Students and Community Colleges, Levin gives voice to the students most predominantly served by America's community colleges. He highlights the efforts of dedicated faculty and leaders of the colleges to serve the best interests of these non-traditional students despite social policies that often act in opposition. This book is well grounded in field-based research and should be essential reading for those who care about justice and fairness for those who are less privileged the very...

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