9780814799758

How the University Works

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  • ISBN13:

    9780814799758

  • ISBN10:

    0814799752

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-01
  • Publisher: New York Univ Pr

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Summary

This is the seamy underbelly of higher education-a world where faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates all work long hours for fast-food wages. Tenure-track positions are at an all-time low, with adjunct faculty and graduate students teaching the majority of courses.

Author Biography

Marc Bousquet is Associate Professor of English at Santa Clara University

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Foreword: Resistance Is Not Futilep. xiii
Introduction: Your Problem Is My Problemp. 1
The Informal Economy of the "Information University"p. 55
The Faculty Organize, But Management Enjoys Solidarityp. 90
Students Are Already Workersp. 125
Composition as Management Sciencep. 157
The Rhetoric of "Job Market" and the Reality of the Academic Labor Systemp. 186
Yeshiva University 444 US 672, "Justice Brennan, Dissenting"p. 211
Brown University 1-RC-21368, "Liebman and Walsh, Dissenting"p. 224
Notesp. 243
Works Citedp. 255
Indexp. 275
About the Authorsp. 281
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