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Social Text (2002) 20 (1 (70)): 61–80.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Micki McGee Duke University Press 2002 Hooked on Higher Education and Other Tales from Adjunct Faculty Organizing How I Gave Up My $50,000-a-Year Teaching Habit Micki McGee...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (1 (146)): 93–123.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Jaime Acosta Gonzalez; Eli Meyerhoff Abstract Duke University was founded on tobacco wealth, and now it has a tobacco-free campus. How should we understand this change? How can communities around this university, and higher education broadly, reckon with our historical and ongoing complicities with...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (3 (100)): 251–256.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Randy Martin; Eng-Beng Lim As a critical nomenclature in Social Text , university points to a constellation of trends that coalesces around the corporate ethos of higher education: professionalization, academic capitalism, industry standardization, anti-intellectualism, managerialist protocols...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (3 (112)): 97–121.
Published: 01 September 2012
... on the search for the “missing link” in Asia and Europe, an investigation that, if successful, would have effectively established a separate ancestry for the white races. This essay identifies a new component of this history: the racialization of higher-order primates within the nascent discipline of...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (1 (114)): 1–20.
Published: 01 March 2013
... simultaneously local and planetary but also reconstitute culture and humanity as a whole. In the second and final part, I explore what their critical reception in American higher education reveals about the failures of postcolonial studies in the age of globalization. © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 Third...
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Social Text (2019) 37 (2): 135–146.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Martin Savransky Written in the wake of the strike action that has seen academics and students across more than sixty UK universities create new interstices and alliances against the marketization of higher education and its generalized forms of impoverishment, this parabolic article experiments...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (1 (146)): 47–67.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Bennett Carpenter; Laura Goldblatt; Lenora Hanson Abstract This article analyzes the case of Avital Ronell, Amy Hungerford's response to striking Yale graduate students, and higher education funding to argue that such instances illustrate the precise features of rampant professionalization—its...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): 1–35.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Gipper in the White House but also a hegemonic bloc constituted by hybridizing their movement to our federal and state governments. In this article I discuss the conservative bloc’s policy initiatives that target higher education and have-less populations. Not only do these ini- tiatives make...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): 105–115.
Published: 01 March 2007
... in the major academic institutions remains. They have not entirely bought the view that higher education is compromised by its liberalism or radicalism. It helps of course that President George W. Bush has such a low standing, so the...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (1 (70)): 51–60.
Published: 01 March 2002
....” However, as in the sixties, the student movement is having to rebuild itself from scratch. Each time the movement realizes its power, it fails to sustain it. Consequently, corporate America and other outside forces have diluted curriculum, pushed tuition hikes, and kept American higher education...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2007
... inquiry.1 Comparing U.S. uni- versities to those abroad, Nussbaum argued, “In most nations students enter a university to pursue a single subject, and that is all they study. The idea of a ‘liberal education’ — a higher education that is a cultiva- tion of the whole human being for the functions of...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (2 (79)): 1–11.
Published: 01 June 2004
..., over 15 million students were enrolled in more than 4,000 U.S. institutions of higher education, over half of whom were women, and a million and a quarter bachelor’s degrees were awarded.3 As professional services came to define the job market, the very character of the degree shifted. In 1970...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (1 (70)): 81–104.
Published: 01 March 2002
.... w3.arizona.edu/~phil/grad.htm . Aronowitz, Stanley. 2000 . Academic labor and the future of higher education. In The knowledge factory: Dismantling the corporate university and creating true higher learning , 68 -101. Boston: Beacon. Berube, Michael. 1998 . The employment of English: Theory...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): 85–103.
Published: 01 March 2007
...- dom” in the local as mutually constitutive elements of higher education as a location for the production and replication of both capitalist (and ruling class) hegemony, on one hand, and attendant forms of racism that are both...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (1 (70)): np.
Published: 01 March 2002
... NYU and the Academic Labor Movement Kitty Krupat and Laura Tanenbaum 27 Student Unionism and Sustaining Student Power Charlie Eaton 51 Hooked on Higher Education and Other Tales from Adjunct Faculty Organizing Micki McGee 61 The Waste Product of Graduate Education: Toward a...
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Social Text (2006) 24 (1 (86)): np.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Minnesota and also a faculty member in the departments of American studies, cultural studies, and women’s studies. Her most recent book is Disciplining Feminism: From Social Activism to Academic Discourse (Duke University Press). She is writing a book on policy initiatives that impact higher...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (2 (79)): 81–99.
Published: 01 June 2004
... Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization(UNESCO). 1963 . The development of higher education in Africa . Paris: UNESCO Publishing. ____. 1999 . Statistical Yearbook 1999 . Paris: UNESCO Publishing. World Bank. 1991 . The African capacity building initiative: Toward improved...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (1 (90)): 63–84.
Published: 01 March 2007
...-thinking students, dominated the media and came to define the terms of public debate over higher education in state and national legislative forums. The concept of academic freedom became a keyword and battleground in the controversy over Columbia’s Middle East studies program that unfolded on...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (2 (63)): 1–31.
Published: 01 June 2000
... ideal of self-gover- nance appears in Veblen’s own “memorandum on the conduct of universi- ties by businessmen,” The Higher Learning in America. In this 1919 volume, the Progressive aversion to corporate trusts and capitalist waste merges with the...
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Social Text (2015) 33 (4 (125)): 147–151.
Published: 01 December 2015
... in the Field, 1511–1925.” In Cartographic Encounters: Perspectives on Native American Mapmaking and Map Use , edited by Malcolm Lewis G. , 9 – 32 . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Parr Chris . 2013 . “Not Staying the Course.” Inside Higher Ed , May 10...