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No university is an island : saving academic freedom

Author: Cary Nelson; EBSCO Publishing (Firme)
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2010.
Series: Cultural front
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"No University Is an Island offers a comprehensive account of the social, political, and cultural forces undermining academic freedom. At once witty and devastating, it confronts these threats with exceptional frankness, then offers a prescription for higher education's renewal. In an insider's account of how the primary organization for faculty members nationwide has fought the culture wars, Cary Nelson, the  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cary Nelson; EBSCO Publishing (Firme)
ISBN: 0814758606 9780814758601
OCLC Number: 1132040576
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 25 juin 2010).
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (ix, 289 p. :) fichiers PDF.
Series Title: Cultural front
Responsibility: Cary Nelson.

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"No University Is an Island offers a comprehensive account of the social, political, and cultural forces undermining academic freedom. At once witty and devastating, it confronts these threats with exceptional frankness, then offers a prescription for higher education's renewal. In an insider's account of how the primary organization for faculty members nationwide has fought the culture wars, Cary Nelson, the current President of the American Association of University Professors, unveils struggles over govemance and unionization and the increasing corporatization of higher education. Peppered throughout with previously unreported, and sometimes incendiary, higher education anecdotes, Nelson is at his flame-throwing best." "The book calls on higher education's advocates of both the Left and the Right to temper conviction with tolerance and focus on higher education's real injustices. Nelson demands we stop denying teachers, student workers, and other employees a living wage and basic rights. He urges unions to take up the larger cause of justice. And he challenges his own and other academic organizations to embrace greater democracy." --Résumé de l'éditeur.

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