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From Refugee Assistance to Freedom of Learning: the Strategic Vision of A. V. Hill, 1933–1964

Paul Weindling

in In Defence of Learning: The Plight, Persecution, and Placement of Academic Refugees, 1933-1980s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264812
eISBN:
9780191754029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264812.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The founding of the Academic Assistance Council (AAC) in May 1933 was a rapid and constructive response to the Nazi threat to science and learning. Among the far-sighted academics involved was the ... More


Hong Kong’s Turn toward Greater Authoritarianism

Ming Sing

in Take Back Our Future: An Eventful Sociology of the Hong Kong Umbrella Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740916
eISBN:
9781501740930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740916.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This afterword addresses how the prodemocracy community and activists have been besieged by the battle of defending Hong Kong against the perceptible erosion of its freedoms and its turn to greater ... More


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 Board Surprises

Michael V. Metz

in Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042416
eISBN:
9780252051258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042416.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Numerous university faculty appeared at the board of trustees meeting, declared support for DuBois Club recognition, and stated there was no evidence to deem the club subversive and that the ... More


Passing the Buck

Michael V. Metz

in Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042416
eISBN:
9780252051258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042416.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Henry announced he’d taken the DuBois Club decision out of Millet’s hands and passed it to a committee of the board of trustees. Millet appeared relieved to be done with it. The president had faced ... 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


Henry Reverses

Michael V. Metz

in Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042416
eISBN:
9780252051258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042416.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In a private meeting with faculty, President Henry revealed his personal opposition to the Clabaugh Act, suggesting that today’s students did not need such protection, that the law was unenforceable ... 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


The Sexual Rebel: Leo Koch

Michael V. Metz

in Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042416
eISBN:
9780252051258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042416.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Koch was an assistant professor of biology and author of a letter to the student newspaper condoning premarital sexual intercourse and cohabitation for sufficiently mature university students. ... 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


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