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Description - Re-Thinking Academic Politics in (Re)Unified Germany and the United States by John A. Weaver

This text uses case studies to engage historical and contemporary issues in academic politics, arguing for the importance of this often-dismissed facet of academic work. The author's treatment includes discussions of issues as the Enola Gay exhibit, the science debates in the USA, and the politics of academic evaluations and hiring practices. The book should interest students and scholars of international and comparative education, higher education policy and practice, cultural studies, and science studies.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780815322849
ISBN-10: 0815322844
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Pages: 300
Imprint: Garland Publishing Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 14-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - John A. Weaver

John A. Weaver has authored or edited five books including Popular Culture and Critical Pedagogy and Postmodern Science Education and has written for numerous journals including Comparative Education, Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, and Race, Gender, and Class. His research interests include Science Fiction, Science Education, Academic Politics, Popular Culture, the Holocaust, Information Technology, and Rap Music. He is currently a professor at the University of Akron