College Outsourced? The Family-University Partnership and Its Costs

6/27/2016; 68 minutes

Involved college parents—frequently referred to as "helicopters"—are often derided as pesky interlopers who micromanage their children's lives and make excessive demands on school decision makers. Laura Hamilton, Associate Professor of Sociology at UC Merced, discusses if these parents damage their children and burden universities or if they are a benefit. Recorded on 04/18/2016. (#30871)

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