John S. Levin, Susan T. Kater, and Richard L. Wagoner collectively argue that as community colleges organize themselves to respond to economic needs and employer demands, and as they rely more heavily upon workplace efficiencies such as part-time labor, they turn themselves into businesses or corporations and threaten their social and educational mission.
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About the Author
John S. Levin is Joseph D. Moore Distinguished Chair, North Carolina State University. Susan T. Kater is Director, Research, Planning & Development, GateWay Community College. Richard L. Wagoner is Professor of Education, University of Arizona.
Table of ContentsThemes and Overview * From Comprehensive Community College to Nouveau College * The Scholarly Literature, the Theoretical Bases, and Research Methods * Faculty and Institutional Management and Governance * Faculty Use of Instructional Technology and Distributed Learning * Part-Time Faculty as New Economy Temporary Labor * Corporatism and Neo-Liberal Ideology: The Values and Meanings of Faculty Work * The Professional Identity of Community College Faculty