Marginal Worth: Teaching and the Academic Labor Market

Marginal Worth: Teaching and the Academic Labor Market

by Lionel S. Lewis


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781560002635
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
Publication date: 01/30/1996
Pages: 162
Product dimensions: 6.31(w) x 9.31(h) x 0.84(d)

About the Author

Lionel S. Lewis is professor emeritus of sociology and adjunct professor of higher education at SUNY/Buffalo. He has written more than one hundred fifty research articles, essays, and reviews. He is the author of Cold War on Campus: A Study of the Politics of Organizational Control and Academic Governance: The Lattimore Case at Johns Hopkins.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. The Neoclassical Labor Market Model and the Academic Marketplace
3. Academics as Teachers
4. Factors Affecting Rewards in Academia
5. The Evaluation of Teaching and Research
6. The Concerns of Faculty
7. Defining Merit
8. What Colleagues Say about Colleagues
9. The Academic Labor Market in Action
10. The Administrative Response
11. Conclusions

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