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    characters ↠ A Tenured Professor ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Summary A Tenured Professor This uote about sums it up Tenure was originally invented to protect radical professors those who challenged the accepted order But we don't have such people any at the universities and the reason is tenure When time comes to grant it nowadays the radicals get screened out That's its principal function It's a very good system really keeps academic life at a decent level of tranuillity

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    characters ↠ A Tenured Professor ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Hilarious but Brahminly understated send up of capitalism Harvard liberals conservatives the military industrial complex Congress— and again Harvard A lovely short novel by John Kenneth Galbraith with serious intent — gently and humorously laid out — and that assumes our intelligence

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    characters ↠ A Tenured Professor ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB An interesting read I'm not entirely sure how much I agree with the sort of take home message but the descriptions of academia ring true

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Summary A Tenured Professor

characters ↠ A Tenured Professor ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB John Kenneth Galbraith's third novel A Tenured Professor is at once an intriguing tale of morality and a comic delight Montgomery Martin a Harvard economics professor creates a stoc I m unsure how I ended up with this novel which evidently I ve had for years unread but I thought I d give it a try while in bed with some sort of nasty virus flu It s charming and funny and having been written about American economics of the 1980s proves astonishingly relevant today I suppose a reader would have to be my age or older to recognize the various references I know next to nothing about economics but recognized most of whatwho was being satirized In brief this is the tale of a liberal Harvard econ professor who takes the advice not to do anything noticeable to save the world until after tenure Thus he does all of his scholarly work on the refrigeration industry but develops a system to make money on the stock market by in essence betting against other people s irrationally high expectations The one thing I was not clear on in terms of economics was how he did that as I m not sure how you would do short sales in stock He and his fellow economist wife become fabulously wealthy and attempt to use their income for peace and social justice but of course ultimately run into snags with the SEC which assumes great wealth must be the result of illegal dealingsA fast and enjoyable read And one uotation that much than references to Dan Rather Ed Meese and Ivan Boesky shows the novel is over 20 years old Without uite knowing it Marvin and Marjie had crossed the great divide that which separates benign and agreeable liberalism of which all politicians are known to be tolerant from action which often means serious and highly unwelcome trouble

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characters ↠ A Tenured Professor ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Teria that causes investors to assume that up is the only direction Hailed as Galbraith's wisest and wittiest novel New York Times A Tenured Professor is an impudently satirical tal Hilarious but Brahminly understated send up of capitalism Harvard liberals conservatives the military industrial complex Congress and again Harvard A lovely short novel by John Kenneth Galbraith with serious intent gently and humorously laid out and that assumes our intelligence

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characters ↠ A Tenured Professor ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB K forecasting model which makes it possible for him to uncover society's hidden agendas Seeking proof that human folly has no limit when motivated by greed Martin initiates mass hys Packed up Kitty Galbraith s papers recently and her son gave us each a copy of his father s only novel

  • Paperback
  • 208
  • A Tenured Professor
  • John Kenneth Galbraith
  • English
  • 26 June 2017
  • 9780618154555