August 4, 2017

Volume 63, Issue 42

The Chronicle Review

Is it in the public interest to have giant urban campuses freeload off their neighbors’ taxes?

Big data and big dollars are transforming the field. But scholars are struggling to keep up.

A new book recounts the forgotten history of housing discrimination.

Economists and sociologists finally agree: Where people live matters. Now comes the hard part.

Cities birthed democracy. They must reassert themselves to preserve it, argues the late Benjamin Barber in his final book. 

Five scholars on what their universities owe their local communities.

Descriptions of the latest titles, divided by category.