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Academic keywords : a devil's dictionary for higher education

Author: Cary Nelson; Stephen Watt
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Academic Keywords takes an honest look at the state of academia today. Arranged alphabetically, this insightful reference features many of the hottest buzzwords on campuses.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Terminology
Terminologie
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Nelson, Cary.
Academic keywords.
New York : Routledge, 1999
(DLC) 98029067
(OCoLC)39455888
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cary Nelson; Stephen Watt
ISBN: 0203902351 9780203902356 9780415922029 041592202X 9780415922036 0415922038
OCLC Number: 50497226
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 336 p.)
Contents: Academic departments --
Academic freedom --
Accountability --
Activity fees --
Admininstative perks --
Affirmative action --
Alternative careers --
American Association of University Professors --
America's fast-food discipline --
Apprentices --
Attrition rates --
Cafeteries --
Company towns --
Corporate university --
Debt --
Disciplinary organizations --
Distance learning --
Doctoral dissertations --
Downsizing --
Electronic mail --
Faculty --
Graduate student unions --
Job system --
Lobbying --
Mentoring --
Merit pay --
Modern Language Association --
Moonlighting --
National Association of Scholars --
Outsourcing --
Part-time faculty --
Peer reviewing --
Ph. D. in the side pocket --
Promotion reviews --
Research --
Responsibility centered management --
Robber baron universities --
Scholary books --
Sexual harassment --
Spousal hiring --
Superstars --
Teaching --
Teaching versus research --
Teamsters Union --
Tenure --
Tuition --
Yuppies.
Responsibility: Cary Nelson and Stephen Watt.
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