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Cogs in the classroom factory : the changing identity of academic labor

Author: Deborah M Herman; Julie M Schmid
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003.
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This text introduces the reader to the academic union movement and describes the conflicts and challenges inherent in this "professional unionism" among full-time faculty, part-time faculty and  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cogs in the classroom factory.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003
(OCoLC)606930699
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah M Herman; Julie M Schmid
ISBN: 0897898141 9780897898140
OCLC Number: 49705081
Description: xxii, 208 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword : Preserving our independence, acting together / David Montgomery --
Introduction : The changing identity of academic labor / Julie M. Schmid and Deborah M. Herman --
Above and below : mapping social positions within the academy / Wesley Shumar and Jonathan T. Church --
Dueling identities and faculty unions : a Canadian case study / Mike Burke and Joanne Naiman --
In a leftover office in Chicago / Joe Berry --
More than academic : labor consciousness and the rise of UE Local 896-COGS / Susan Roth Breitzer --
Pyrrhic victory at UC Santa Barbara : the struggle for labor's new identity / Richard Sullivan --
Unfinished chapters : institutional alliances and changing identities in a graduate employee union / James Thompson --
Shutting down the academic factory : developing worker identity in graduate employee unions / Eric Dirnbach and Susan Chimonas --
Are you now or have you ever been an employee? Contesting graduate labor in the academy / William Vaughn --
The politics of constructing dissent : the rhetorical construction of faculty union membership / Darla S. Williams --
Afterword : Classroom, lab, factory floor : common labor struggles / Carl Rosen.
Responsibility: edited by Deborah M. Herman and Julie M. Schmid ; foreword by David Montgomery.

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