The University Against Itself: The NYU Strike and the Future of the Academic Workplace

The University Against Itself: The NYU Strike and the Future of the Academic Workplace

By: Mary Nolan (editor), Andrew Ross (editor), Monika Krause (editor), Michael Palm (editor)Paperback

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Lessons for what a graduate strike has for the corporatization of higher education.

About Author

Monika Krause is a Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology at New York University. Mary Nolan is professor of history at New York University. Michael Palm is completing his PhD in the American Studies program at NYU. Andrew Ross is Professor of American Studies in the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, New York University and author of Fast Boat To China, Low Pay, High Profile, and No-Collar.


The University Against Itself: The NYU Strike and the Future of the Academic Workplace Edited by Monika Krause, Mary Nolan, Michael Palm and Andrew Ross Table of Contents Introduction Part I: Corporate University? Ashley Dawson and Penny Lewis, NYC: Academic Labor Town? Ellen Schrecker, Academic Freedom in the Age of Casualization Mary Nolan, A Leadership University for the Twenty-first Century? Corporate Administration, Contingent labor, and the Erosion of Faculty Rights Christopher Newfield and Greg Grandin, Building a Statue of Smoke: The NYU Trustees, Finance Culture, and the Demotion of Intellectual Labor Stephen Duncombe and Sarah Nash, ICE From the Ashes of FIRE: NYU and the Economy of Culture in New York City Adam Green, The High Cost of Learning: Tuition, Educational Aid, and the New Economics of Prestige in Higher Education Micki McGee, Blue Team, Gray Team: Some Varieties of the Contingent Faculty Experience Part II: GSOC Strike Unions at NYU, 1971-2007 Susan Valentine, The Administration Strikes Back: Union Busting at NYU Steve Fletcher, "Bad News for Academic Labor? Lessons in Media Strategy from the GSOC Strike Maggie Clinton, Miabi Chatterji, Sherene Seikaly, Natasha Lightfoot, Naomi Schiller, "If Not Now, When? Lessons Learned from GSOC's 2005-6 Strike" Jeff Goodwin, faculty Andrew Cornell, Undergraduate Participation in Campus Labor Coalitions: Lessons from the NYU Strike Matthew Osypowski (with Adam Graham Silverman), Operation Class-move Part III: Lessons for the Future The State of the Academic Labor Movement: A Roundtable with Stanley Aronowitz, Barbara Bowen and Ed Ott, Moderated by Kitty Krupat Andrew Ross, Global U Monika Krause, and Michael Palm, Activists into organizers! How to Work with Your Colleagues and Build Power in Graduate School Gordon Lafer , Sorely Needed: A Corporate Campaign for the Corporate University Cary Nelson, Graduate Employee Unionization and the Future of Academic Labor

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  • ISBN13: 9781592137411
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 280
  • ID: 9781592137411
  • ISBN10: 1592137415

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