Claire Raymond weighs in with a searing commentary on her experiences as an adjunct, contingent laborer in academia. This is the second blog post that introduces the important themes and issues highlighted in the new edited collection Contingent Faculty and the Remaking of Higher Education.Read more →
posts tagged asprecarious labor
This is the first of a series of blog posts that introduces the important themes and issues highlighted in the new edited collection Contingent Faculty and the Remaking of Higher Education.
Casualization is the word that we in the UK use to refer to the expansion of contingent academic labor at universities.Read more →
Since the 1990s, the percentage of teaching delivered by precarious scholars has increased in Australian universities, like in many other countries. The sector generally attributes this to cuts in government funding, leading institutions to run the kind of ‘mass university’ that has been typical of the past thirty years, on the cheap.Read more →
The dual enrollment programs offered to cash-strapped students and parents imposes a specific labor burden on sometimes low-paid faculty. We need a solution that doesn’t whipsaw the faculty in high schools and colleges.Read more →