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Groupthink in Academia: Majoritarian Departmental Politics and the Professional Pyramid
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Sociology.
2009 (English)In: The Independent Review: a journal of political economy, ISSN 1086-1653, Vol. 13, no 4, 585-600 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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Although academia differs from the settings explored by groupthink theorists, it exhibits many of the same tendencies and failings. One result is the relative absence of classical-liberal and conservative viewpoints among humanities and social sciences professors, especially in the more elite departments.

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Oakland, CA: The Independent Institute , 2009. Vol. 13, no 4, 585-600 p.
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Professors Groupthink Academia Majoritarian voting
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-36624ISI: 000264384500007OAI: diva2:289832
Available from: 2010-01-25 Created: 2010-01-25 Last updated: 2015-09-11Bibliographically approved

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