Steal This University
The Rise of the Corporate University and the Academic Labor Movement
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Steal This University by Benjamin Johnson
Book DescriptionSteal This University explores the paradox of academic labor. Universities do not exist to generate a profit from capital investment, yet contemporary universities are increasingly using corporations as their model for internal organization. While the media, politicians, business leaders and the general public all seem to share a remarkable consensus that higher education is indispensable to the future of nations and individuals alike, within academia bitter conflicts brew over the shape of tomorrow's universities. Contributors to the volume range from the star academic to the disgruntled adjunct and each bring a unique perspective to the discussion on the academy's over-reliance on adjuncts and teaching assistants, the debate over tenure and to the valiant efforts to organize unions and win rights.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415934848
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2003
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Benjamin Johnson
Benjamin Johnson is Assistant Professor of History at Southern Methodist University. Patrick Kavanagh is a Staff Representative for the Communication Workers of America in Newark, NJ. Kevin Mattson is Associate Professor of History at Ohio University.
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