Compliance and Resistance Within Neoliberal Academia: biographical stories, collective voices

Gair, Susan, Hager, Tamar, and Herzog, Omri (2021) Compliance and Resistance Within Neoliberal Academia: biographical stories, collective voices. Palgrave Pivot, Switzerland.

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Abstract

This book reflects on academic life under a neoliberal regime. Through collaborative autoethnographies, the authors share stories about the everyday experiences, dilemmas and conflicts of three academics: the struggle for promotion, teaching’s challenges, the race to publish, confronting bureaucracy and institutional politics, as well as the resulting emotional stress. These stories reveal the impact of neoliberal culture on ideological, economic, social, collegial, and emotional integrity which are integral to academics’ lives today. But along with the challenges, the authors present their vision of hope, and transformation through academic solidarity - and for the silenced voices to be heard, inside academia and beyond it.

Item ID: 69131
Item Type: Book (Research - A1)
ISBN: 978-3-030-66318-6
Copyright Information: © The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2021
Funders: Tel Hai College, Israel, Sapir College, Israel, James Cook University (JCU)
Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2021 01:16
FoR Codes: 44 HUMAN SOCIETY > 4409 Social work > 440999 Social work not elsewhere classified @ 70%
39 EDUCATION > 3902 Education policy, sociology and philosophy > 390203 Sociology of education @ 30%
SEO Codes: 16 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 1603 Teaching and curriculum > 160399 Teaching and curriculum not elsewhere classified @ 40%
20 HEALTH > 2099 Other health > 209999 Other health not elsewhere classified @ 60%
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