Planning for Higher Education Journal

College as an Enclave for Play

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From Volume 26 Number 4 | Summer 1998
By Doug Sloan

Book review for Rethinking College Education, by George Allan. University of Kansas Press, 1997. 222 pages ISBN 0-7006-0842-7. Pull quotes: "Through 'play' and conversation, students can explore, encounter, and contemplate ideas, new perceptions, and alternative ways of life." "How does a college help students become more aware of the social consequences of their experiments with life and mind without throwing a damper over their much-needed free exploration?"

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