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Author Schuster, Jack H., author

Title The American faculty : the restructuring of academic work and careers / Jack H. Schuster, Martin J. Finkelstein ; in collaboration with Jesus Francisco Galaz-Fontes, Mandy Liu
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (601 pages) : illustrations
Contents Establishing the framework -- The American faculty in perspective -- The professoriate in profile -- The changing complexion of faculty work -- Academic culture and values and the quality of work life -- The changing academic career -- The revolution in academic appointments: a closer look -- Compensation and academic careers: trends and issues -- Pathways to the professoriate -- American academic life restructured -- What's ahead? agendas for policy analysis, research, and action on academic staffing
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [539]-555) and index
Subject College teachers -- Professional relationships -- United States.
College teachers -- Workload -- United States.
Universities and colleges -- United States -- Faculty.
Form Electronic book
Author Finkelstein, Martin J., 1949- author
Galaz Fontes, Jesús Francisco, contributor
Liu, Mandy, contributor
ISBN 0801882834 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781421402079 (e-book)