The American Academic Profession: Transformation in Contemporary Higher Education

The American Academic Profession: Transformation in Contemporary Higher Education

by Joseph C. Hermanowicz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801899788

ISBN-13: 9780801899782

Pub. Date: 06/30/2011

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

The academic profession, like many others, is rapidly being transformed. This book explores the current challenges to the profession and their broad implications for American higher education.

Examining what professors do and how academia is changing, contributors to this volume assess current and potential threats to the profession. Leading scholars in sociology

Overview

The academic profession, like many others, is rapidly being transformed. This book explores the current challenges to the profession and their broad implications for American higher education.

Examining what professors do and how academia is changing, contributors to this volume assess current and potential threats to the profession. Leading scholars in sociology and higher education explore such topics as structural and cognitive change, socialization and deviance, career development, and professional autonomy and regulation.

A comprehensive analysis of the significant questions facing this crucial profession, The American Academic Profession will be welcomed by students and scholars as well as by administrators and policy makers concerned with the future of the academy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801899782
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
06/30/2011
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.92(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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