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LOWER ED The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy

by | Read by Lisa Renee Pitts

Contemporary Culture • 8.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2017

Listeners follow the author's premise that the for-profit higher education industry exacerbates inequality and poor outcomes through predatory lending tactics aimed at vulnerable populations. Narrator Lisa Renee Pitts's slightly nasally voice navigates complex financial figures alongside the personal accounts of students. She manages both clarity amid the numbers and an emotional tone for the individuals. Pitts captures Cottom's prose style perfectly, shifting between a critical voice while exploring the research on higher education, inequality, and access and a personal tone while expressing Cottom's frustration with her own part in the highly questionable system. L.E. © AudioFile 2017, Portland, Maine [Published: NOVEMBER 2017]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2017

CD ISBN 978-1541417601 $31.79 • Seven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1541467606 $24.97 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN $16.99

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