Considering University 2-Book Bundle

Overview

This two-book bundle is an essential handbook for any student or parent considering university. Learn why a degree is no longer a passport to success in today's job market.



Includes:

Dream Factories

The “good jobs” of the past are almost gone. Today, many university graduates face unemployment while others face underemployment. Professors Ken Coates and Bill Morrison explore the death of the “good job,” and the role that universities have played in the disconnect between career fantasies and realities.



What to Consider If You're Considering University

If you listen to the general chatter from parents, guidance counsellors, and politicians, you would think that going to university is the only option that ensures future success. That's no longer true. This book is designed to help anyone under thirty make the best possible educational and career choices.

About the Authors

Ken S. Coates

Posted by Kendra on October 30, 2014

Ken S. Coates

Ken S. Coates is a prolific author whose works include Canada’s Colonies, The Modern North, North to Alaska, many academic books, and documentaries. He has served as a consultant to northern governments and organizations and is Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovation at the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan. He lives in Saskatoon.

Bill Morrison

Posted by Kendra on October 30, 2014

Bill Morrison

Bill Morrison was a professor and administrator at universities in Ontario, Manitoba, and British Columbia, and a visiting professor in the United States before he retired in 2010. Morrison has published fourteen books, twelve of them in collaboration with Kenneth Coates. He lives in Ladysmith, B.C.