Neil Gross's Plantation Model of the Academic Labor Market
Langbert, Mitchell. Neil Gross’s Plantation Model of the Academic Labor Market.Academic Questions, 29(1), 49-58, 2016
14 Pages Posted: 5 Mar 2016 Last revised: 24 Mar 2016
Date Written: February 2, 2016
In the piece I argue that Gross's theory about why academics tend to be social democrats is riddled with statistical errors and historical inaccuracy. The piece has been published in Academic Questions, 29:1.
Keywords: democratic to republican ratio, left orientation of higher education, why are professors liberal
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