Academic Life and Labour in the New University

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Academic Life and Labour in the New University

Author: Ruth Barcan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317185951

Page: 258

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What does it mean to be an academic today? What kinds of experiences do students have, and how are they affected by what they learn? Why do so many students and their teachers feel like frauds? Can we learn to teach and research in ways that foster hope and deflate pretension? Academic Life and Labour in the New University: Hope and Other Choices addresses these big questions, discussing the challenges of teaching and researching in the contemporary university, the purpose of research and its fundamental value, and the role of the academy against the background of major changes to nature of the university itself. Drawing on a range of international media sources, political discourse and many years’ professional experience, this volume explores approaches to teaching and research, with special emphasis on the importance of collegiality, intellectual honesty and courage. With attention to the intersection of large-scale institutional changes and intellectual shifts such as the rise of transdisciplinarity and the development of a pluralist curriculum, this book proposes the pursuit of more ethical, compassionate and critical forms of teaching and research. As such, it will be of interest not only to scholars of cultural studies and education, but to all those who care about the fate of the university as an institution, including young scholars seeking to join the academy.

Academic Life in the Measured University

Anzaldúa, G. (2012). Borderlands/La Frontera: The new mestiza. San Francisco,
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Academic Life in the Measured University

Author: Tai Peseta

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0429767455

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While a life in academia is still one bestowed with enormous privilege and opportunity, on the inside, its cracks and fragility have been on display for some time. We see evidence of this in researchers bemoaning time spent applying for grants rather than doing research; teachers frustrated at the ways student feedback data are deployed to feed judgements about them; and doctoral students realising that they have little chance of securing full-time academic work. Yet in the public policy domain, the opposite appears true: academics left to their own devices in their elite ivory towers, rarely ever do enough. This collection addresses the fact that academic life deserves to be rigorously researched. Its emphasis on the measured university traces how academic life had ceded itself to the logics of perverse measures, and raises questions about whether the contemporary university may well have become too measured to adequately counter the political times now upon us. The contributors explore the ways in which measurement inhabits paradoxical positions in these spaces. It sketches the contours and consequences of mismeasurement, including the personal costs to academic staff. It examines our desires and fumbled efforts at institutional transformation, and it puts on display our own ethical conduct. The collection concludes with a call to chart a course for a revitalized moral economy of academic labour. This book was originally published as a special issue of Higher Education Research & Development.

Intergenerational Responsibility in the 21st Century

Here, there is some potential to improve stably employed academics' (and others'
) understandings of employment and career precarity and to encourage them to
be ... Academic life and labour in the new university: Hope and other choices.

Intergenerational Responsibility in the 21st Century

Author: Julia M. Puaschunder

Publisher: Vernon Press

ISBN: 1622731026

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Intergenerational responsibility is multi-faceted.This edited volume reflects intergenerational aspects in light of spatial, age and racial segregation, global warming, and the aging Western world population. Intergenerational global governance is addressed in the era of globalization and migration. The intergenerational glue, intergenerational crises resilience strategies and intergenerational responses to external shocks serve as innovative global responsibility implementation guidelines in the international arena. Fostering intergenerational harmony through intergenerational income mobility and intergenerational opportunities, environmental protection and sustainable development aids alleviate the most pressing contemporary challenges of humankind. Overall, this interdisciplinary and applied contribution to the scholarship on intergenerational responsibility supports the leadership and management of global governance agency in the private and public sectors.

Labour Administration a Role for Universities and Research Institutions

colleges ( Ruskin , Fircroft , Hillcroft , Plater , Newbattle Abbey and Harlech ) of
the United Kingdom . ... be less certain as interests change or wane , academics
go on sabbatical leave , they resign from academic life , or for any other reason .

Labour Administration  a Role for Universities and Research Institutions

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New University New Education

University problems The effect of an elongated academic life on half a million
young men and women of whom the great majority ... These forebodings were
quickly justified as the creation of new universities produced problems of
organisation and administration. ... Not only were successive Labour Secretaries
of State blamed for this state of affairs, but Sir Edward Boyle was also deemed to
be guilty.

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Includes Programmed learning news, the official magazine of the Association for Programmed Learning and Educational Technology, Jan. 1969-

The Alienated Academic

This book applies Marx’s concept of alienation to the realities of academic life in the Global North, in order to explore how the idea of public education is subsumed under the law of value.

The Alienated Academic

Author: Richard Hall

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319943049

Page: 273

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Higher education is increasingly unable to engage usefully with global emergencies, as its functions are repurposed for value. Discourses of entrepreneurship, impact and excellence, realised through competition and the market, mean that academics and students are increasingly alienated from themselves and their work. This book applies Marx’s concept of alienation to the realities of academic life in the Global North, in order to explore how the idea of public education is subsumed under the law of value. In a landscape of increased commodification of higher education, the book explores the relationship between alienation and crisis, before analysing how academic knowledge, work, identity and life are themselves alienated. Finally, it argues that through indignant struggle, another world is possible, grounded in alternative forms of organising life and producing socially-useful knowledge, ultimately requiring the abolition of academic labour. This pioneering work will be of interest and value to all those working in the higher education sector, as well as those concerned with the rise of neoliberalism and marketization within universities.

Life and Labor in the Old South

The book is both a work of high scholarship and an example of the power of unexamined prejudices to affect such a work.

Life and Labor in the Old South

Author: Ulrich Bonnell Phillips

Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press

ISBN: 9781570036781

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Celebrated as a classic work of historical literature, Life and Labor in the Old South (1929) represents the culmination of three decades of research and reflection on the social and economic systems of the antebellum South by the leading historian of African American slavery of the first half of the twentieth century. Life and Labor in the Old South represents both the strengths and weaknesses of first-rate scholarship by whites on the topics of antebellum African and African American slavery during the Jim Crow era. Deeply researched in primary sources, carefully focused on social and economic facets of slavery, and gracefully written, Phillips's germinal account set the standard for his contemporaries. Simultaneously the work is rife with elitism, racism, and reliance on sources that privilege white perspectives. Such contradictions between its content and viewpoint have earned Life and Labor in the Old South its place at the forefront of texts in the historiography of the antebellum South and African American slavery. The book is both a work of high scholarship and an example of the power of unexamined prejudices to affect such a work.

The Labour Gazette

A case for university involvement in Canadian labour education by Herbert A.
Levine Co - operation among universities and ... Herbert A. Levine is chairman of
the Department of Labor Studies and Director of the Labor Education Centre at
Rutgers , the State University of New Jersey . ... The campus is an excellent place
to study , research , and discuss the impact of multinationals on Canadian life ,
the ...

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The Labour Gazette

A case for university involvement in Canadian labour education by Herbert A.
Levine Co - operation among universities and ... Herbert A. Levine is chairman of
the Department of Labor Studies and Director of the Labor Education Centre at
Rutgers , the State University of New Jersey . ... The campus is an excellent place
to study , research , and discuss the impact of multinationals on Canadian life ,
the ...

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The Oxford University Extension Gazette

Those who Secretary of the Victoria University Extension . heard his last course
at Kersal , on · The Darwinian Theory , ' added to their admiration for his powers a
new admiration for The New Year opened with the sad ... of University studies ,
and that the every other department of his work , his unfailing cheerfulness ,
future of academic life in England will be ... from isolating himself in his laboratory
labour with or under him . and regarding any time as wasted that was not given to
the ...

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The Christian Reformer Or Unitarian Magazine and Review

We rely on the safe working of the division of labour in academical as in other
undertakings , and do not doubt there will be better ... We may be permitted to
regret on public grounds that University College loses by the new arrangements
a number of ... the opportunity of retiring from the toils and anxieties of academic
life .

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Old Labour to New

I have been concerned to find that many of our best - trained students who have
completed the higher levels of education at university or polytechnic have no
desire to join industry . Their preferences are to stay in academic life or to find
their ...

Old Labour to New

Author: Greg Rosen

Publisher: Politicos Pub

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Keir Hardie, Aneurin Bevan, Michael Foot, Neil Kinnock, John Smith... The roll call of Labour's great orators goes on and on. Their words illuminate the story of the Party, its triumphs and its battles. In 'I'm Telling You, and You'll Listen', Greg Rosen gathers together the greatest speeches from over one hundred years of Labour Party history and places each in context to form a unique history of the Party. Among these historic speeches are: Keir Hardie's speech to the Independent Labour Party's first conference in 1893 ('The demand of the Labour Party is economic freedom'); Bevan's 1948 attack on the Tory party ('so far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin'); Harold Wilson's 1964 election address ('The Labour Party is a moral crusade or it is nothing'); Neil Kinnock's 1985 speech to the party conference and many more.

The Christian reformer or Unitarian magazine and review ed by R Aspland

We rely on the safe working of the division of labour in academical as in other
undertakings , and do not doubt there will be better Greek , better Mathematics ...
We may be permitted to regret on public grounds that University College loses by
the new arrangements ... excellent divine who has so ably presided over it for half
a century , the opportunity of retiring from the toils and anxieties of academic life .

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Author: Robert Aspland

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The Edinburgh new philosophical journal

I have also referred to some of the peculiar facilities which this University affords
for their pursuit ; and it now only remains for you to enter upon them with clear
heads and ... One thing , however , is common to you all , that the close of your
academic career only opens to you a world where not one of you can be inactive
, a world of wide - embracing duties , of labour of the hand and of labour of the
head .

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New Approaches to Economic Life

Economic Restructuring, Unemployment and the Social Division of Labour Bryan
R. Roberts, Ruth H. Finnegan, ... in Social Psychology , Social and Political
Sciences Committee , University of Cambridge and Fellow of Churchill College .

New Approaches to Economic Life

Author: Manchester Conference on Local Labour Markets (1983 : University of Manchester)

Publisher: Manchester [Greater Manchester] ; Dover, N.H., USA : Manchester University Press

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The History of the University of Oxford pt 2 Nineteenth century Oxford

9 The following month the Labour party conference adopted a resolution ,
echoed by the TUC in September , for the expansion of free ... Tawney began his
academic career in 1906 at Glasgow : he was from 1908 employed full - time as
lecturer by the Oxford Extension ... to the publication of Foundations ( 1912 ) (
although Thompson ' s heterodoxy on miracles in the New Testament prevented
him from ...

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Life and Labor in Ancient Mexico

With a new preface on recent scholarship and issues in Zorita's work, this edition remains the standard translation in English of the "Brief Relation."

Life and Labor in Ancient Mexico

Author: Alonso de Zurita

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN: 9780806126791

Page: 328

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The "Brief and Summary Relation of the Lords of New Spain" is one of the major contemporary accounts of the economic, political, and social impact of the conquest of Aztec Mexico. Written by Alonso de Zorita, a Spanish judge of high integrity and many years' experience in colonial administration, it provides a detailed description of Aztec life before and after the Conquest. Based on Zorita's stay in Mexico from 1556 to 1566, it reflects the anguish felt by a devoted and humane servant of the Crown, who observed the misery inflicted upon the Indians by enslavement and Spanish-imposed tribute and labor systems In his extensive introduction, Benjamin Keen provides a survey of the rise of Aztec society, conditions under post-Conquest colonial administration, and a biographical essay on Zoritas life and the reception of his work. With a new preface on recent scholarship and issues in Zorita's work, this edition remains the standard translation in English of the "Brief Relation."