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Singing the Post-discrimination Blues: Notes for a Critique of Academic Meritocracy

Fiona Jenkins

in Women in Philosophy: What Needs to Change?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199325603
eISBN:
9780199369317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325603.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that despite the wide-spread institution of gender-blind procedures for appointments and promotions, meritocracy as it operates in academic institutions still fails to realise ... More


The Insider's Guide to Working with Universities: Practical Insights for Board Members, Businesspeople, Entrepreneurs, Philanthropists, Alumni, Parents, and Administrators

James W. Dean and Deborah Y. Clarke

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653419
eISBN:
9781469653433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653419.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Colleges and universities stand to benefit greatly when businesspeople engage with them, whether through governing boards, alumni associations, consulting arrangements, philanthropy, or other ... More


Introduction

James W. Dean Jr. and Deborah Y. Clarke

in The Insider's Guide to Working with Universities: Practical Insights for Board Members, Businesspeople, Entrepreneurs, Philanthropists, Alumni, Parents, and Administrators

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653419
eISBN:
9781469653433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653419.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

The Insider’s Guide to Working with Universities was written to help businesspeople, particularly board members and new academic leaders, who work with colleges and universities. The book gives them ... More


American Colleges and Universities

James W. Dean Jr. and Deborah Y. Clarke

in The Insider's Guide to Working with Universities: Practical Insights for Board Members, Businesspeople, Entrepreneurs, Philanthropists, Alumni, Parents, and Administrators

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653419
eISBN:
9781469653433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653419.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter explores the differences among different types of colleges and universities, including large and small, public and private, and different missions (e.g., research versus doctoral versus ... More


Inside the Black Box Schools, Centers, Degrees, and Curricula

James W. Dean Jr. and Deborah Y. Clarke

in The Insider's Guide to Working with Universities: Practical Insights for Board Members, Businesspeople, Entrepreneurs, Philanthropists, Alumni, Parents, and Administrators

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653419
eISBN:
9781469653433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653419.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter goes inside academic institutions and describes schools, centers, institutes, degree programs, and administrative units that comprise a university. We also discuss how curriculum is ... More


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