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Academic Freedom, With an Asterisk

Ilana Redstone

in Unassailable Ideas: How Unwritten Rules and Social Media Shape Discourse in American Higher Education

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190078065
eISBN:
9780190078096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078065.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Science, Technology and Environment

Colleges tend to have policies on academic freedom that on their face appear to confer broad protection. But the actual scope of protection is a matter of interpretation, and is often much narrower. ... More


The New Landscape of Tenure

Ilana Redstone

in Unassailable Ideas: How Unwritten Rules and Social Media Shape Discourse in American Higher Education

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190078065
eISBN:
9780190078096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078065.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Science, Technology and Environment

The tenure decision is intentionally constructed around the very idea of career vulnerability, since the real possibility of its denial is central to the entire process. The last thing a tenure-track ... More


The Key Role of Adjuncts

Ilana Redstone

in Unassailable Ideas: How Unwritten Rules and Social Media Shape Discourse in American Higher Education

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190078065
eISBN:
9780190078096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078065.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Science, Technology and Environment

Academic freedom is particularly tenuous for the growing number of college instructors who hold positions that are neither tenured nor on the tenure track. The temporary, one-semester-at-a-time ... More


The End of an Era

Philip Gleason

in Contending with Modernity: Catholic Higher Education in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195098280
eISBN:
9780197560884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195098280.003.0021
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The coming together of the racial crisis, bitter internal divisions over the Vietnam War, campus upheavals, political radicalism associated with the New ... More


Counterarguments

Ilana Redstone

in Unassailable Ideas: How Unwritten Rules and Social Media Shape Discourse in American Higher Education

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190078065
eISBN:
9780190078096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078065.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Science, Technology and Environment

Multiple counterarguments could be voiced in response to the assertions made in this book. It could be asserted that there is no crisis in academia. Or one could suggest that while the three beliefs ... More


The Growth of Administration

Benjamin Ginsberg

in The Fall of the Faculty: The Rise of the All-Administrative University and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199782444
eISBN:
9780197563151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199782444.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

During My Nearly five decades in the academic world, the character of the university has changed, and not entirely for the better. As recently as the 1960s and 1970s, ... More


The Tribulations of the Thirties

Philip Gleason

in Contending with Modernity: Catholic Higher Education in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195098280
eISBN:
9780197560884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195098280.003.0015
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Relations between Catholic institutions and the North Central Association (NCA) played a key role in the organizational strains that developed in the early ... More


Controversy: Backlash Against the Catholic Revival

Philip Gleason

in Contending with Modernity: Catholic Higher Education in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195098280
eISBN:
9780197560884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195098280.003.0019
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The eruption of anti-Catholic feeling that reached its climax around 1950 is best understood as a backlash against what was regarded as undue Catholic ... More


Unassailable Ideas: How Unwritten Rules and Social Media Shape Discourse in American Higher Education

Ilana Redstone and John Villasenor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190078065
eISBN:
9780190078096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078065.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Science, Technology and Environment

Colleges and universities in the United States play a profoundly important role in American society. Currently, that role is being hampered by a climate that constrains teaching, research, hiring, ... More


Religion and the Modern American University, 1910-1928

P. C. Kemeny

in Princeton in the Nation's Service: Religious Ideals and Educational Practice, 1868-1928

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195120714
eISBN:
9780197561263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195120714.003.0009
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Princeton, read a trustees’ report in January 1927, “has always recognized a dual obligation to its undergraduates.” One side of this commitment involved providing “a ... More


Introduction

Ilana Redstone

in Unassailable Ideas: How Unwritten Rules and Social Media Shape Discourse in American Higher Education

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190078065
eISBN:
9780190078096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078065.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Science, Technology and Environment

Campuses have long had unwritten rules about what can and can’t be said. But in recent years, social media have emerged as a powerful tool in academia both for direct censorship and for strengthening ... More


Speaking Truth to Power: Kantian and Confucian Perspectives on the Role of the Scholar

Dascha Düring

in China and Europe on the New Silk Road: Connecting Universities Across Eurasia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198853022
eISBN:
9780191887420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853022.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Political Economy

Chinese and Western universities can only be expected to collaborate in a mutually enriching manner when there exists a shared understanding of the nature and role of the university itself. This ... More


Don’t Try to Do Someone Else’s Job

Stanley Fish

in Save the World on Your Own Time

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195369021
eISBN:
9780197563243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195369021.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Some of the hits taken by administrators will be delivered by those faculty members who have forgotten (or never knew) what their job is and spend time trying to form ... More


Don’t Let Anyone Else Do Your Job

Stanley Fish

in Save the World on Your Own Time

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195369021
eISBN:
9780197563243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195369021.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Of course, there’s no shortage of people who will step in to do your job if you default on it. The corporate world looks to the university for its workforce. Parents ... More


The University in the Marketplace

David Willetts

in A University Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198767268
eISBN:
9780191917066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767268.003.0018
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

The opening chapters of this book were a story of expansion, in which more and more universities were created after progressive reformers finally broke the ... More


Nathan Marsh Pusey and the Affluent University

Morton Keller and Phyllis Keller

in Making Harvard Modern: The Rise of America's University

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195144574
eISBN:
9780197561829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195144574.003.0014
Subject:
Education, History of Education

on New Year’s Day 1953, James Bryant Conant made known his intention to resign, effective January 23—all of three weeks later. In June the Corporation ... More


Socialist Geography

Scott Salmon and Andrew Herod

in Geography in America at the Dawn of the 21st Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198233923
eISBN:
9780191917707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198233923.003.0025
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Regional Geography

The production of knowledge is a political act. As such, geographical knowledge reflects and embodies the material conditions and social relations existing ... More


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