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Making Modern South Asia

Cover: The Gandhian Moment, by Ramin Jahanbegloo, from Harvard University Press

The Gandhian Moment

Ramin Jahanbegloo, with a foreword by the Dalai Lama

Cover: Makers of Modern India, edited by Ramachandra Guha, from Harvard University Press

Makers of Modern India

Edited by Ramachandra Guha

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Why Do We Still Have the Electoral College?, by Alexander Keyssar, from Harvard University Press

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Jacket: The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students, by Anthony Abraham Jack, from Harvard University Press

Book Club Spotlight: The Privileged Poor

As students around the world deliberate their options for further education, only made more challenging in a pandemic, we’re reminded that getting in is only half the battle. In The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students, Anthony Abraham Jack asks how—and why—do disadvantaged students struggle at elite colleges? What can schools can do differently if these students are to thrive? As back to school season begins, we spoke to two university book clubs that read and discussed The Privileged Poor this summer.