Barring such an administrative declaration—and the thought is sort of pipe-dreamish—it would be helpful if people writing books on sororities would at least consider how these groups fit into a defensible conception of college education. But Robbins writes nothing about education. She's more interested in what the administrators call "behaviors"—how they can go astray of rational standards of risk management, and how, through proper surveillance and corrective counseling, they can be brought back into line.
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