Recent Works
Books Published in 1997-98
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On Higher Education
On Business
On Information Technology

On Higher Education

* Cary Nelson, Manifesto of a Tenured Radical (New York and London: New York Univ. Press, 1997)

* Cary Nelson, ed., Will Teach for Food: American Labor in Crisis (Minneapolis, MN: Univ. of Minnesota Press, 1997)

* George Dennis O'Brien, All the Essential Half-Truths About Higher Education (Chicago: U. Chicago Press, 1997)

* Noam Chomsky, ed. The Cold War & the University: Toward an Intellectual History of the Postwar Years (New Press, 1997)

* Felix M. Padilla, The Struggle of Latino/a University Students (New York: Routledge, 1997)

* David F. Labaree, How to Succeed in School Without Really Learning: The Credentials of Race in American Education (New Haven, CT: Yale Univ. Press, 1997)

* Edward Shils, The Calling of Education: The Academic Ethic and Other Essays on Higher Education, ed. Steven Grosby (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1997)

* Donald Kennedy, Academic Duty (Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press, 1997)

* Martha C. Nussbaum, Cultivating Humanity: A Classical Defense of Reform in Liberal Education (Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press, 1997)

* Ronald G. Ehrenberg, ed., The American University : National Treasure or Endangered Species? (Ithaca, NY: Cornell Univ. Press, 1997)

* Anne Matthews, Bright College Years: Inside the American Campus Today (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997)

* George Allan, Rethinking College Education (Lawrence, KA: Univ. of Kansas Press, 1997)

* Regina Barreca and Deborah Denenholz Morse, ed., The Erotics of Instruction (Hanover, NH: Univ. Press of New England, 1997)

* Leon Botstein, Jefferson's Children : Education and the Promise of American Culture (New York: Doubleday, 1997)

* Alan H. Cromer, Connected Knowledge: Science, Philosophy, and Education (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1997)

* Nathan Glazer, We Are All Multiculturalists Now (Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press, 1997)

* Gregory S. Jay, American Literature and the Culture Wars (Ithaca, NY: Cornell Univ. Press, 1997)

* John G. Sperling and Robert W. Tucker, For-Profit Higher Education: Developing a World-Class Workforce (New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction, 1997)

* Lynn Olson, The School and Work Revolution: How Employers and Educators are Joining Forces to Prepare Tomorrow's Skilled Workers (Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1997)

On Business

* John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge, The Witch Doctors: Making Sense of the Management Gurus (New York: Times Books / Random House, 1996, 1997) ("Shelley once claimed that poets are 'the unacknowledged legislators of mankind.' Today that honor belongs to management theorists," p. 3)

* Intellectual Capital: The New Wealth of Organizations (New York: Currency / Doubleday, 1997)

* Robert Kuttner, Everything for Sale: The Virtues and Limits of Markets (New York: Knopf, 1997)

* Arlie Russell Hochschild, The Time Bind: When Work Becomes Home and Home Becomes Work (New York: Henry Holt, 1997)

Leslie A. Perlow, Finding Time: How Corporations, Individuals, and Families Can Benefit from New Work Practices (Ithaca, NY: Cornell Univ. Press, 1997)

* Tom Morris, If Aristotle Ran General Motors: The New Soul of Business (New York: Henry Holt, 1997)

* Lance H.K. Secretan, Reclaiming Higher Ground: Creating Organizations that Inspire the Soul (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1997)

* Dorothy Marcic, Managing with the Wisdom of Love: Uncovering Virtue in People and Organizations (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1997)

* John Hagel and Arthur G. Armstrong, Net Gain: Expanding Markets Through Virtual Communities (Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 1997)

* Tim McEachern and Bob O'Keefe, Re-Wiring Business: Uniting Management and the Web (New York: John Wiley, 1997)

* Kimball Fisher and Maureen Duncan Fisher, The Distributed Mind: Achieving High Performance through the Collective Intelligence of Knowledge Work Teams (New York: Amacom / Amer. Management Assoc., 1997)

On Information Technology

* Manuel Castells, The Information Age: Economy, Society, and Culture, vol. 3, End of Millennium (Malden, Mass.: Blackwell, 1998)

* Arthur and Marilouise Kroker, ed., Digital Delirium (New York: St. Martin's, 1997)

* David Schenk, Data Smog: Surviving the Information Glut (New York: HarperSanFrancisco / HarperCollins, 1997)

* David Gelernter, Machine Beauty: Elegance and the Heart of Technology (BasicBooks / Perseus, 1998) ("This book explains how beauty drives the computer revolution: how lust for beauty and elegance underpinned the most important discoveris in computational history. . . ," p. 1)

* Janet H. Murray, Hamlet on the Holodeck: The Future of Narrative in Cyberspace (New York: Free Press / Simon and Schuster, 1997)

* Espen J. Aarseth, Cybertext: Perspectives on Ergodic Literature (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1997)

* George P. Landow, Hypertext 2.0 (revised and expanded edition of Hypertext: The Convergence of Contemporary Critical Theory and Technology (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1997)

* Jeff Zaleski, The Soul of Cyberspace: How New Technology is Changing Our Spiritual Lives (New York: HarperEdge / HarperCollins, 1997)

* Michael Dertouzos, What Will Be: How the New World of Information Will Change Our Lives (New York: HarperEdge / HarperCollins, 1998)

* Gregory J.E. Rawlins, Slaves of the Machine: The Quickening of Computer Technology (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1997)

* Wendy M. Grossman, net.wars (New York: New York Univ., 1997)

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