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Making the Grade: The Academic Side of College Life

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Based on three years of detailed anthropological observation, this account of undergraduate culture portrays students' academic relations to faculty and administration as one of subjection. With rare intervals in crisis moments, student life has always been dominated by grades and grade point averages. The authors of Making the Grade maintain that, though it has taken ...more
Paperback, 171 pages
Published February 1st 1995 by Routledge (first published November 1965)
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I really love ethnographic studies and this was a very interesting one to read as a current college student. This book is a little out of date and it does read that way a little bit. A lot of the language seems old and you can absolutely see how there have been many changes in the way colleges work and how students interact with that environment. One thing that I think is very different is students expectations of teachers. A lot of students now will research teachers before enrolling in a class ...more
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