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Focus on the Classroom

Steven Brint

in Two Cheers for Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182667
eISBN:
9780691184890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182667.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter considers the weakness that strikes at the core of academe's objectives and makes the triumph of online alternatives more plausible. The issue has been diplomatically described as ... More


Written/Unwritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure

Patricia A. Matthew (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469627717
eISBN:
9781469627731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627717.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The academy may claim to seek and value diversity in its professoriate, but reports from faculty of color around the country make clear that departments and administrators discriminate in ways that ... More


A Prognosticative Approach to Conflict Management in University Interdisciplinary Research

Alok K. Chakrabarti and Richard W. Schneider

in International Research Management

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195062526
eISBN:
9780199854905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195062526.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

Industry and academic scientists view scientific and technical predicaments as fields that require an interdisciplinary method. With the increased interest about interdisciplinary research in ... More


Academe and the Artists, October 1917–1921

Mary McAuley

in Bread and Justice: State and Society in Petrograd 1917-1922

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219828
eISBN:
9780191678387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219828.003.0018
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Bolsheviks had the least success in higher education: here the academics fought off the spectre of an invasion of the lecture rooms by new subjects, lecturers, or working-class students, and it ... More


Negotiating the Academy

Douglas Rosenberg

in Screendance: Inscribing the Ephemeral Image

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199772612
eISBN:
9780199949670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772612.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter attempts to situate the practice of screendance in academe, and in so doing maps out a new territory for pedagogy that is inclusive of the histories of the visual arts and other ... More


The Gypsy Scholar and the Scholar Gypsy

Marjorie Garber

in Loaded Words

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823242047
eISBN:
9780823242085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242047.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The term “academia” was first mentioned in William H. Whyte's 1956 classic work of sociology, The Organization Man. Contrast “academia” with the more traditional, and irenic sounding, “academe,” ... More


Reinhold Niebuhr, America's Prophet-Pastor

Andrew S. Finstuen

in Original Sin and Everyday Protestants: The Theology of Reinhold Niebuhr, Billy Graham, and Paul Tillich in an Age of Anxiety

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807833360
eISBN:
9781469604572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898536_finstuen.8
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on the reason for Reinhold Niebuhr's separation from the masses. In 1928 he had left his ministry at Bethel Evangelical Church in Detroit for Union, the nation's premier ... More


Coda

Héctor Fernández L’Hoeste and Juan Carlos Rodríguez

in Digital Humanities in Latin America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401476
eISBN:
9781683402145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401476.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter provides a balance for the volume, accounting for the implications of recent political shift in the US, much of which has been linked to social media. It emphasizes how the texts ... More


The Aspirational Labor of an Academic

Brooke Erin Duffy

in (Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love: Gender, Social Media, and Aspirational Work

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300218176
eISBN:
9780300227666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218176.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This concluding chapter explains how the ideologies and social practices propelling the social media sphere bear a striking resemblance to contemporary academe. With its staid, ivory tower facade, ... More


The Charter and the Academe

Jürgen Rüland

in The Indonesian Way: ASEAN, Europeanization, and Foreign Policy Debates in a New Democracy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503602854
eISBN:
9781503604544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602854.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter details how in the last two decades the participation of academics in Indonesian foreign policymaking broadened. While in the past only a few think tanks provided input on the ... More


“Whither Now and Why”: Content Mastery and Pedagogy—A Critique and a Challenge

Dana A. Williams

in The Trouble with Post-Blackness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169349
eISBN:
9780231538503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169349.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter examines the notion of blackness among African Americans in the institutional context of modern-day America. Using Howard University as an intellectual staging ground, it analyzes the ... More


We Work

Marc Bousquet

in The Critical Pulse: Thirty-Six Credos by Contemporary Critics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161152
eISBN:
9780231530736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161152.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter underscores the conditions of the work lives of professors and the importance of reconceiving the academe as a place of labor and thus of organizing. It argues that higher education has ... More


Normatizing State Power: Uncritical Ethical Praxis and Zionism

Steven Salaita

in The Imperial University: Academic Repression and Scholarly Dissent

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680894
eISBN:
9781452948799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680894.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter provides an analysis of tacit modes of ethical and methodological conformity in academe. In particular, it examines how academics committed to some form of Zionism deploy the term ... More


The Ivory Tower Paradox: Higher Education as a Site of Oppression and Resistance

Brett C. Stockdill and Mary Yu Danico

in Transforming the Ivory Tower: Challenging Racism, Sexism, and Homophobia in the Academy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835262
eISBN:
9780824870645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835262.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter identifies paradoxical dynamics in higher education to contextualize the chapters that follow, all of which provide theoretical and strategic models for igniting social change in the ... More


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