Indentured students : how government-guaranteed loans left generations drowning in college debt / Elizabeth Tandy Shermer.
Shermer, Elizabeth Tandy author.
|Format||Book and Print|
|Publication Info||Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2021.|
|Description||viii, 382 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm|
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|Contents||Introduction: Drowning in debt -- Honorably financing college -- Will work for school -- A bill of rights for only some GIs -- The fizzled response to Sputnik -- Federally guaranteed students -- Reauthorizing the loan industry -- Bankers lose their sweetheart deal -- Epilogue: A brave new world of indentured students.|
|Abstract||"It is widely understood that student loan assistance has inflated college tuition, student debt, and lender profits. Less often recognized is that these outcomes were intended. Elizabeth Tandy Shermer uncovers the history of federal student loans, showing that they were designed to appease constituencies opposed to affordable higher education"-- Provided by publisher.|
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
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|Joyner||General Stacks||LB2342.4 .U6 S54 2021||✔ Available||Place Hold|