How the University Works: Higher Education and the Low-Wage Nation

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As much as we think we know about the modern university, very little has been said about what it's like to work there. Instead of the high-wage, high-profit world of knowledge work, most campus employees--including the vast majority of faculty--really work in the low-wage, low-profit sphere of the service economy. Tenure-track positions are at an all-time low, with adjuncts and graduate students teaching the majority of courses. This super-exploited corps of disposable workers commonly earn fewer than $16,000 annually, ...

How the University Works: Higher Education and the Low-Wage Nation 2008, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814799758

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How the University Works: Higher Education and the Low-Wage Nation 2008, New York University Press, New York

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