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Catholic High Schools: Facing the New Realities

James L. Heft

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199796656
eISBN:
9780199919352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796656.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Catholic high schools in the United States have been undergoing three major changes: the shift to primarily lay leadership and teachers; the transition to a more consumerist and pluralist culture; ... More


Resurgence of Fordham Law School

Robert J. Kaczorowski

in Fordham University School of Law: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239559
eISBN:
9780823239597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239559.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

Under Dean John D. Feerick the Law School made enormous progress toward restoring its former stature. He and Fordham University President Joseph A. O’Hare, S.J. resolved the conflict between the ... More


Contingent Diversity, Contingent Faculty: Or, Musings of a Lowly Adjunct

Wilson Santos

in Written/Unwritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469627717
eISBN:
9781469627731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627717.003.0011
Subject:
Education, History of Education

In this Wilson Santos, a relative newcomer to the academy, discusses how he came to understand the exploitative nature of contingent faculty. Santos' narrative is more about class than race, though ... More


Introduction

Robert DiYanni and Anton Borst

in The Craft of College Teaching: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691183800
eISBN:
9780691202006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183800.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This introductory chapter takes a look at the current state of college teaching in the United States. It first embarks on a review of the literature dedicated to exploring the serious challenges ... More


Tightening bonds and professional access

Geoff Payne

in The New Social Mobility: How the Politicians Got it Wrong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447310662
eISBN:
9781447310686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310662.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter extends the sceptical discussion of meritocracy to higher education, and access to employment. The professions’ partially successful attempt to achieve a closed shop restricts entry by ... More


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