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Structure and agency in the neoliberal university

Author: Joyce E Canaan; Wesley Shumar
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2008.
Series: Routledge research in education, 15.
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This volume brings together a set of largely ethnographic articles written from a critical perspective that consider how current transitions in post-secondary education are impacting on higher education (HE) institutions.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Structure and agency in the neoliberal university.
New York : Routledge, 2008
(DLC) 2007045392
(OCoLC)180852059
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce E Canaan; Wesley Shumar
ISBN: 9780203927687 0203927680
OCLC Number: 247102391
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 307 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Higher education in the era of globalization and neoliberalism / Joyce E. Canaan and Wesley Shumar --
Managing knowledge: intellectual property, instructional design and the manufacturing of higher education / Jonathan T. Church --
Public good or private value: a critique of the commodification of knowledge in higher education: a Canadian perspective / Magda Lewis --
Space, place and the American university / Wesley Shumar --
Entrenching international inequality: the impact of the global commodification of higher education on developing countries / Rajani Naidoo --
Higher education reform in post-Soviet Kyrgyzstan: the politics of neoliberal agendas in theory and practice / Sarah Amsler --
The variety of student experience: investigating the complex dynamics of undergraduate learning in Russell and non-Russell universities in England / Patrick Ainley and Mark Weyers --
Protocols and performances: scientific discourse in the molecular biology laboratory / Carol B. Brandt --
Indigenous epistemologies and the neoliberal view of higher education / Bryan Mckinley Jones Brayboy, Angelina E. Castagno, and Emma Maughan --
No burden to carry: social constructions of class and self-improvement in Cape Breton / Jane Mceldowney Jensen --
Camaraderie, distraction and discouragement: academics and gendered patterns of peer interactions among college students / Laura M. Montgomery --
Communication and emotion in gendered organization: the hidden transcripts of power in higher education / Breda Luthar and Zdenka Šadl --
A funny thing happened on the way to the (European social) forum: or how new forms of accountability are transforming academics' identities and possible responses / Joyce E. Canaan --
Afterword: university challenge: neoliberal abstraction and being more concrete / Richard Johnson.
Series Title: Routledge research in education, 15.
Responsibility: edited by Joyce E. Canaan and Wesley Shumar.
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