Becoming right : how campuses shape young conservatives
Source:Princeton studies in cultural sociology, Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J., p.399 (2013)
Call Number:Cubb JC573.2 .U6 B53 2013
Keywords:College students--Political activity--United States, Conservatism--United States, Education, Higher--Political aspects--United States
Contents: Introduction -- Who are conservative students? -- Sponsored conservatism: the landscape of national conservative organizations -- How conservatives think about campus: the effects of college reputations, social scenes, and academics on student experience -- Provoking liberals and campaigning for republicans: two conservative styles at the Western public universities -- Civilized discourse, highbrow provocation, and a fuller embrace of campaigning: three conservative styles at Eastern elite university -- Conservative femininity -- The theory behind the findings: how studying college conservatives extends our understanding of higher education, politics, and culture.
"Becoming Right demonstrates the power that campus culture has in developing students' conservative political styles and shows that young conservatives are made, not born."