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Becoming right : how campuses shape young conservatives

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Princeton studies in cultural sociology, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J., p.399 (2013)

Call Number:

Cubb JC573.2 .U6 B53 2013

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9862975

Keywords:

College students--Political activity--United States, Conservatism--United States, Education, Higher--Political aspects--United States

Abstract:

Contents: Introduction -- Who are conservative students? -- Sponsored conservatism: the landscape of national conservative organizations -- How conservatives think about campus: the effects of college reputations, social scenes, and academics on student experience -- Provoking liberals and campaigning for republicans: two conservative styles at the Western public universities -- Civilized discourse, highbrow provocation, and a fuller embrace of campaigning: three conservative styles at Eastern elite university -- Conservative femininity -- The theory behind the findings: how studying college conservatives extends our understanding of higher education, politics, and culture.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

"Becoming Right demonstrates the power that campus culture has in developing students' conservative political styles and shows that young conservatives are made, not born."