Universities in the Flux of Time: An Exploration Of Time and Temporality In University Life

Universities in the Flux of Time: An Exploration Of Time and Temporality In University Life


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ISBN-13: 9780415732239
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/18/2014
Pages: 222
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Paul Gibbs is Professor of Education in the Education Department, Middlesex University, and is currently editor of the Springer Educational Thinkers series.

Oili-Helena Ylijoki is Academy Research Fellow at the Research Centre for Knowledge, Science, Technology and Innovation Studies (TaSTI) at the School of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Tampere, Finland.

Carolina Guzmán-Valenzuela is a researcher at the Center for Advanced Research in Education, University of Chile, and a senior lecturer at the School of Psychology, University of Valparaíso.

Ronald Barnett is Emeritus Professor of Higher Education at the Institute of Education, London.

Table of Contents

Contributors Introduction Part 1 Past, Present and Future The University in the Epoch of Digital Reason: Fast Knowledge in the Circuits of Cybernetic Capitalism Michael A Peters 1. University Fashions: On Ideas whose Time has Come Barbara Czarniawska 2. If Time Doesn’t Exist, Why are We Learning about the Past? Paul Gibbs 3. Organizational Devolution: The Old, New and Future American Research Universities in the Age of Privatization John Aubrey Douglass Part 2 Knowledge and Time 4. Innovation as Conformity: Academic Research in the Accelerated University Robert Hassan 5. Conquered by project time? Conflicting temporalities in university research Oili-Helena Ylijoki 6.. Different Times: Temporality, Curriculum and Powerful Knowledge Sue Clegg 7. The Time of Reason and the Ecological University Ronald Barnett Part 3 Living with Time Discovery and Delivery: Time Schemas and the Bureaucratic University Peter Murphy 8. Competing narratives of time in the managerial university: the contradiction of fast time and slow time Carolina Guzman and Roberto Di Napoli 9. Higher Education and an Ethic of Time Marianna Papastephanou 10. Academic Time and the Time of Academics Angela Brew Coda Bibliography Index

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