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Office Hours: Activism and Change in the Academy

Cary Nelson and Stephen Watt
Format
Book
Published
New York : Routledge, 2004.
Language
English
ISBN
0415971853 (hb : alk. paper), 0415971861 (pb : alk. paper)
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Table of contents
Contents
  • Introduction : it might as well be a conspiracy
  • Cohorts--the diaspora of the teachers
  • Anonymity, celebrity, and professional identity
  • The postdoc paradox
  • Disciplining debt
  • The brave new world of research surveillance
  • The humanities and the perils of globalization
  • Organizational affiliation and change
  • Is it a university or is it a country club?
  • Collective action, collective bargaining, collective agency
  • The economics of textbook reform
  • Transforming teaching and reaching the public on the Internet
  • What would an ethical graduate program be?
Description
vii, 223 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-215) and index.
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