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The Exchange University

Corporatization of Academic Culture

The Exchange University addresses crucial questions facing today’s university, including the commercialization of research and teaching; intensifying government-university relationships; marketization and commodification; and policy and functional responses within the academy. The book will interest practitioners, students, and academics in educational studies, policy studies, and higher education.

224 pages


Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction: The Exchange University / Adrienne S. Chan and Donald Fisher

1 The Academic Capitalist Knowledge/Learning Regime / Sheila Slaughter and Gary Rhoades

2 Academic Culture and the Research-Intensive University: The Impact of Commercialism and Scientism / Adrienne S. Chan and Donald Fisher

3 The New Production of Researchers / Brigitte Gemme and Yves Gingras

4 Public Policy in Ontario Higher Education: From Frost to Harris / Paul Axelrod

5 How Fares Equity in an Era of Academic Capitalism? The Role of Contingent Faculty / Linda Muzzin

6 Reclaiming Our Centre: Toward a Robust Defence of Academic Autonomy / Janice Newson and Claire Polster

7 “Gender at Work” in Teacher Education: History, Society, and Global Reform / Jo-Anne Dillabough and Sandra Acker

8 The Political Economy of Legal Scholarship: A Case Study of the University of British Columbia Law School / Theresa Shanahan

9 Keeping the Commons in Academic Culture: Protecting the Knowledge Commons from the Enclosure of the Knowledge Economy / Jennifer Sumner

Conclusion / Adrienne S. Chan and Donald Fisher

Index

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