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TitleUniversities at risk : how politics, special interests and corporatization threaten academic integrityAuthorPublishedToronto ON : Lorimer 2008
Status:Check Shelves SubjectAcademic freedom - Canada; Academic freedom -- United States; University autonomy -- Canada; University autonomy - United StatesCategorySpecial aspects of educationMediaBookISBN978152770405Call NumberLC71.3 U56 2008TypeBookDescription
I. Corporate sponsorship and the loss of integrity -- 1. Principles and interest: is the academy an accomplice in a corporate-caused pandemic? / Joanna E. Cohen -- 2. University as a corporate handmaiden: Who’re ya gonna trust? / Arthur Schafer -- 3. When sponsored research fails the admissions test: a normative framework / Sheldon Krimsky -- II. Questioning powerful interests- when bad things happen to good scholars -- 4. Collegialty lost / Brenda L. Gallie -- 5. Academic stalking and brand fascism / David Healey -- 6. Academic freedom at the First Nations University of Canada / Blair Stonechild -- III. Infiltrating the academy- the struggle for credibility -- 7. Intelligent design and SSHRC: an embarrassment for science in Canada / Brian Alters -- 8. Conservative think tanks and the academy: credibility by stealth? / Donald Gutstein -- 9. Power and knowledge: the precariousness of free inquiry / Shadia B. Drury -- IV. Outside politics inside the university -- 10. Tempers of the times: the politicization of Middle Eastern studies / Marcus Harvey -- 11. The right’s war on academe and the politics of truth / Kevin Mattson -- V. The dangers of a production-driven research culture -- 12. Production in the humanities / Mary Burgan -- VI. Perils of running a university in the corporate way -- 13. Unravelling the fabric of academe: the managerialist university and its implications for the integrity of academic work / Rosemary Deem -- 14. From the monkish scribe to the digital age: the university both continuous and transformed / Michael W. Higgins -- 15. Restructuring academic work / James L. Turk -- VII. Conclusion -- 16. Academic integrity and the public interest / Jon H. Thompson.
Canadian Association of University Teachers series
Includes bibliographical references (p. -408) and index.
416 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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