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The Corporate University

Joshua Barkan

in Corporate Sovereignty: Law and Government under Capitalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674268
eISBN:
9781452947358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674268.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the potential of the corporate university, which stands as the subjugation of reason to the dictates of neoliberal ideology and global markets. It exposes the “corporateness” ... More


Publicist Intellectuals

Jeffrey J. Williams

in How to Be an Intellectual: Essays on Criticism, Culture, and the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263806
eISBN:
9780823266432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263806.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter questions the rise of the figure of the public intellectual in the 1990s. It suggests that, in some instances, intellectuals are used for advertising for the corporate university, rather ... More


The Three-Legged Stool: Academic Freedom, Shared Governance, and Tenure

Cary Nelson

in No University Is an Island: Saving Academic Freedom

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758595
eISBN:
9780814759059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758595.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter outlines the relationship between academic freedom and shared governance. It situates academic freedom as one leg of a three-legged stool, with the other being shared governance and ... More


Asian International Students at U.S. Universities in the Post-2008 Collapse Era

Cynthia Wu

in Flashpoints for Asian American Studies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278602
eISBN:
9780823280629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278602.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter 12 addresses the ways in which Asian American Studies’ overriding insistence on recovering a useable resistant past via the aforementioned rights movements of the 1960s and 1970s has made it ... More


The Academic Devolution

Jeffrey J. Williams

in How to Be an Intellectual: Essays on Criticism, Culture, and the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263806
eISBN:
9780823266432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263806.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the current state of academic labor, particularly the way that professors have been disempowered and jobs have been casualized. It surveys the history of American higher ... More


The Neoliberal Bias of Higher Education

Jeffrey J. Williams

in How to Be an Intellectual: Essays on Criticism, Culture, and the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263806
eISBN:
9780823266432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263806.003.0023
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues against the perception that higher education is biased toward liberal politics; rather, it has been reconfigured over the past 40 years by neoliberal policies. In particular, it ... More


The Pedagogy of Debt

Jeffrey J. Williams

in How to Be an Intellectual: Essays on Criticism, Culture, and the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263806
eISBN:
9780823266432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263806.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter exposes not only the statistics but the ways that college student loan debt has become a way of teaching students ideological lessons about the public sphere and their choices in life. ... More


Unlucky Jim

Jeffrey J. Williams

in How to Be an Intellectual: Essays on Criticism, Culture, and the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263806
eISBN:
9780823266432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263806.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter spots a new trend of novels about poorly employed professors. It argues that they show a shift from the traditional academic novel and represent a new trend in academic labor, toward ... More


Student Debt and the Spirit of Indenture

Jeffrey J. Williams

in How to Be an Intellectual: Essays on Criticism, Culture, and the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263806
eISBN:
9780823266432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263806.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter demonstrates that contemporary college student loan debt in the U.S. is similar to colonial indenture. It reviews the history of indentured servitude and shows how student debt literally ... More


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