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Contract Faculty : Injustice in the University

Author: Infobase,; Garry Potter (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Garry Potter, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2016] ©2016 2017.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Publication:Films on Demand.
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The film explores the damage done to higher education, to research, to students and faculty through the ever-increasing reliance upon precarious labor. The film examines the situation of contract faculty, sessionals as they are known in Canada, adjuncts as they are called in the US, largely through their own testimony and that of full time professors as well.
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; Garry Potter (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1031085514
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by Garry Potter, 2016.
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Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (39 min., 21 sec.)) : sound, color
Contents: Welcome to Class (2:35); Precious Work (4:48); Precarity in Academic World (3:37); True Adjunct Tales (5:46); Pay Disparities (7:03); American vs. Canadian Contract Faculty (1:40); Unionization (2:01); Margaret Mary Vojtko (3:02); Union Variability (3:37); Confronting Precarious Academic Work (4:38); Credits: Contract Faculty: Injustice in the University (0:34);
Responsibility: Garry Potter.
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The film explores the damage done to higher education, to research, to students and faculty through the ever-increasing reliance upon precarious labor. The film examines the situation of contract faculty, sessionals as they are known in Canada, adjuncts as they are called in the US, largely through their own testimony and that of full time professors as well.

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