Scholarly and Scientific Boycotts of Israel: Abusing the Academic Enterprise
88 Pages Posted: 21 Jun 2008 Last revised: 6 Jul 2008
Date Written: 2006
"Veritas vos liberabit," chanted the scholastics of yesteryear, "The truth will set you free," echo their latter-day counterparts in the academy. Universities like themselves to be perceived as places of culture in a chaotic world, protectors of reasoned discourse, peaceful havens for learned professors roaming orderly quadrangles and pondering higher thoughts - a community of scholars seeking knowledge in sylvan tranquility. The real world of higher education, of course, is not quite so wonderful.
Keywords: universities, Israel, boycotts
JEL Classification: K1, N4
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