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Indoctrination U.? Faculty Ideology and Changes in Student Political Orientation

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  01 October 2008

Mack D. Mariani
Affiliation:
Xavier University
Gordon J. Hewitt
Affiliation:
Hamilton College

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In the provocatively titled Indoctrination U., David Horowitz argues that radical members of college faculties have “intruded a political agenda into the academic curriculum,” engaging in propaganda rather than scholarship and indoctrinating students rather than teaching them (Horowitz 2007, xi). Although allegations of liberal bias in academia are nothing new, the issue has gained increased attention as the result of efforts by Horowitz and the Center for the Study of the Popular Culture (CSPC) to promote the Academic Bill of Rights for American colleges and universities.

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