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Social Text (1 March 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 and...
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Social Text (1 September 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 (1 September 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 (1 March 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 (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 1–35.
Published: 01 March 2006
... 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 it difficult for academic institutions to...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 105–115.
Published: 01 March 2007
... 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 comparison might not be fair. When asked to name the...
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Social Text (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): 51–60.
Published: 01 March 2002
... 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 largely inaccessible to poor people and...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., “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 citizenship and life generally — has been taken up most fully in the...
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Social Text (1 June 2004) 22 (2 (79)): 1–11.
Published: 01 June 2004
... 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, bachelor’s degrees in the liberal arts were still approaching half of the...
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Social Text (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): 81–104.
Published: 01 March 2002
....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, jobs, and...
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Social Text (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 85–103.
Published: 01 March 2007
.... I want to make this argument by proposing a convergence in our understanding of both “free speech” in the abstract and “academic free- dom” in the local as mutually constitutive elements of higher education as a location for...
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Social Text (1 March 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 (1 March 2002) 20 (1 (70)): np.
Published: 01 March 2002
... 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 Dictatorship of the Flexible Marc Bousquet 81 Symbolic Matter: DNA and Other...
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Social Text (1 June 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 (1 March 2007) 25 (1 (90)): 63–84.
Published: 01 March 2007
... 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 campus and in the media during 2005.1 This much-misunderstood term refers...
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Social Text (1 June 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 (1 December 2015) 33 (4 (125)): 147–151.
Published: 01 December 2015
... 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 . Pommersheim...
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Social Text (1 June 2004) 22 (2 (79)): 13–35.
Published: 01 June 2004
... overcome by equalizing access to school opportunities without ques- tioning what those opportunities have to do with genuine education. The access question has dominated higher education debates since the early 1970s; even conservatives who favor vouchers and other forms of public funding for private...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 25–44.
Published: 01 December 2009
... long been admired for its higher educa- tion, these “outposts” of U.S. universities are like big brand names provid- ing American intellectual goods and services. The word outpost usually refers to either a small military base assigned to guard an area from attack or a settlement on a frontier...
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Social Text (1 December 2002) 20 (4 (73)): 47–64.
Published: 01 December 2002
... America (UAW) and have recently negotiated their landmark university first contract, which included higher salaries, health benefits, paid profes- constitute “work.” sional development courses, proper appointment procedures, and fee waivers. All of these were...