Academic Capitalism Politics Policies and the Entrepreneurial University Get Sheila Slaughter Book RTF

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Academic Capitalism: Politics, Policies, and the Entrepreneurial University
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Book Info: Paperback, 296 pages Book's Category: "Uncategorised"
Book Tags: Education Published First Time: October 4th 1999 by Johns Hopkins University Press (first published 1997)

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The globalization of the political economy at the end of the twentieth century is destabilizing the traditional patterns of university professional work. One of the major changes that has taken place as a result of globalization is that faculty, who were previously situated between capital and labor, are now positioned squarely in the marketplace. To grasp the extent of ch The globalization of the political economy at the end of the twentieth century is destabilizing the traditional patterns of university professional work. One of the major changes that has taken place as a result of globalization is that faculty, who were previously situated between capital and labor, are now positioned squarely in the marketplace. To grasp the extent of changes taking place and to understand the forces of change, Academic Capitalism examines the current state of academic careers and institutions, with a particular focus on public research universities in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia. In this wide-ranging analysis, Sheila Slaughter and Larry L. Leslie examine every aspect of academic work unexplored: undergraduate and graduate education, teaching and research, student aid policies, and federal research policies.

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