The university system and its accomplices

This is how to do a book blog: How the University Works. Lots of posts, lots of substance.

Hat tip to Baudrillard's Bastard, who offers this quote:
Ph.D's are produced in large numbers, not because of a massive demand for new faculty but because of an institutional demand for cheap graduate student and part-time labor and because faculty desire to maintain the perks and pleasures of graduate education. It's basically a pyramid scheme...