Emily Levine on the Hard Compromises behind Academic Innovation

In conversation with RevDem editor Ferenc Lacz√≥, Emily Levine (Stanford University) discusses key ideas in her new book¬†“Allies and Rivals: German-American Exchange and the Rise of the Modern Research University”, a transatlantic monograph that draws on extensive historical research and applies sociological theory to study how the academic social contract was repeatedly renegotiated in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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