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How the university works [electronic resource] : higher education and the low-wage nation / Marc Bousquet ; foreword by Cary Nelson.

By: Bousquet, Marc, 1963-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cultural front (Series): Publisher: New York : New York University Press, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 281 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780814791127 (electronic bk.); 0814791123 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): College teachers -- Salaries, etc. -- United States | Universities and colleges -- Employees -- Salaries, etc. -- United States | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Labor | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Labor & Industrial RelationsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: How the university works.DDC classification: 331.2/8137812 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Foreword : resistance is not futile / Cary Nelson -- Introduction : your problem is my problem -- The informal economy of the "information university" -- The faculty organize, but management enjoys solidarity -- Students are already workers -- Composition as management science -- The rhetoric of "job market" and the reality of the academic labor system -- Appendix A: Yeshiva University 444 US 672, "Justice Brennan, dissenting" -- Appendix B: Brown University 1-RC-21368, "Liebman and Walsh, dissenting."
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-273) and index.

Foreword : resistance is not futile / Cary Nelson -- Introduction : your problem is my problem -- The informal economy of the "information university" -- The faculty organize, but management enjoys solidarity -- Students are already workers -- Composition as management science -- The rhetoric of "job market" and the reality of the academic labor system -- Appendix A: Yeshiva University 444 US 672, "Justice Brennan, dissenting" -- Appendix B: Brown University 1-RC-21368, "Liebman and Walsh, dissenting."

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