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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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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah M Herman; Julie M Schmid
ISBN: 0897898141 9780897898140
OCLC Number: 248575225
Awards: Winner of Academic Essentials-Education Academia September 2003 2003 (United States)
Description: xxii, 208 Seiten 25 cm
Contents: Foreword: Preserving Our Independence, Acting Together by David Montgomery Introduction: The Changing Identity of Academic Labor by Julie M. Schmid and Deborah M. Herman A New Divide: Faculty and Others Above and Below; Mapping Social Positions within the Academy by Wesley Shumar and Jonathan T. Church Dueling Identities and Faculty Unions: A Canadian Case Study by Mike Burke and Joanne Naiman In a Leftover Office in Chicago by Joe Berry A New Generation, Charting New Waters More Than Academic: Labor Consciousness and the Rise of UE Local 896-COGS by Susan Roth Breitzer Pyrrhic Victory at UC Santa Barbara: The Struggle for Labor's New Identity by Richard Sullivan Unfinished Chapters: Institutional Alliances and Changing Identities in a Graduate Employee Union by James Thompson New Tactics, Old Battlegrounds Shutting Down the Academic Factory: Developing Worker Identity in Graduate Unions by Eric Dirnbach and Susan Chimonas Are You Now or Have You Ever Been an Employee?: Contesting Grad Labor in the Academy by William Vaughn The Politics of Constructing Dissent: The Rhetorical Construction of Faculty Union Membership by Darla S. Williams Afterword: Classroom, Lab, Factory Floor: Common Labor Struggles by Carl Rosen Index
Responsibility: ed. by Deborah M. Herman and Julie M. Schmid. Foreword by David Montgomery


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"By focusing on the state of the academic job system on their campuses, the contributors to this volume suggest some alternatives for responding to the ongoing erosion of tenure and academic freedom Read more...

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