Academic

1. The formal definition is that text should consist of arguments and debate, rather than simply present factual knowledge. Non-fiction studies, arguments, views.

2. Many books (mainly fiction) with a school setting have this tag.



See also:
* education
* high school
* school stories
...more

New Releases Tagged "Academic"

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How to Take Smart Notes: One Simple Technique to Boost Writing, Learning and Thinking – for Students, Academics and Nonfiction Book Writers
Drug Use for Grown-Ups: Chasing Liberty in the Land of Fear
We Will Not Cancel Us: And Other Dreams of Transformative Justice
Pequeno Manual Antirracista
Fearing the Black Body: The Racial Origins of Fat Phobia
For the Love of Men: From Toxic to a More Mindful Masculinity
Disunited Nations: Succeeding in a World Where No One Gets Along
Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Riotous Black Girls, Troublesome Women, and Queer Radicals
The Art of Statistics: How to Learn from Data
American Cosmic: UFOs, Religion, Technology
Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor
Conflict Is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair
Living a Feminist Life
Decolonizing Wealth: Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance
What Tech Calls Thinking: An Inquiry into the Intellectual Bedrock of Silicon Valley
Orientalism
The Great Gatsby
To Kill a Mockingbird
Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity
Romeo and Juliet
The History of Sexuality, Volume 1: An Introduction
The Communist Manifesto
The Prince
Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism (Revised Edition)
Lord of the Flies
Animal Farm
Hamlet
Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison
The Republic
Of Mice and Men
The Fractal Geometry of Nature by Benoît B. MandelbrotThe Origin of Species by Charles DarwinThe Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S. KuhnMolecular Cloning by Joseph SambrookDiagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-IV-... by American Psychiatric Publis...
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100 books — 3 voters

Bluets by Maggie NelsonWe Two by Gillian GillThe Lady in the Tower by Alison WeirThe Poison King by Adrienne MayorIn the Land of Invented Languages by Arika Okrent
Non-Fiction Published in Year: 2009
99 books — 6 voters
The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill LeporeThe Underground Girls of Kabul by Jenny NordbergThe Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons by Sam KeanCan't We Talk about Something More Pleasant? by Roz ChastYes Please by Amy Poehler
Non-Fiction Published in Year: 2014
190 books — 20 voters


Robert Fanney
A genius is someone who takes a complex thing and makes it look simple. An academic does the opposite.
Robert Fanney

Jonathan Crary
The denial of sleep is the violent dispossession of self by external force, the calculated shattering of an individual.
Jonathan Crary, 24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep

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