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From the Web: Is the academic jobs crisis a boon to public culture?

In an essay in The Chronicle of Higher Education, Evan R. Goldstein asks whether the academic job crisis has had an unexpected positive effect on public culture by channelling young academics into more public publishing venues than cv-friendly peer-reviewed publications. He writes:



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Recent Reviews

Jonathan Sciarcon
Ilan Fuchs

Fuchs on Sciarcon, 'Educational Oases in the Desert: The Alliance Israélite Universelle's Girls' Schools in Ottoman Iraq, 1895-1915'

Jonathan Sciarcon. Educational Oases in the Desert: The Alliance Israélite Universelle's Girls' Schools in Ottoman Iraq, 1895-1915. Albany: State Univ of New York Press (SUNY), 2017. 196 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-6585-2.

Reviewed by Ilan Fuchs (Brandeis University)
Published on H-Judaic (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Katja Vehlow