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Traveling Through The Boondocks: In And Out Of Academic Hierarchy Terry Caesar

Traveling Through The Boondocks: In And Out Of Academic Hierarchy

Terry Caesar

Published July 3rd 2000
ISBN : 9780791446607
Paperback
203 pages
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 About the Book 

What is it like to be a faculty member at a university in the United States that enjoys no reputation or distinction? Traveling through the Boondocks discusses this situation not from the top down but from the bottom up, where the experience ofMoreWhat is it like to be a faculty member at a university in the United States that enjoys no reputation or distinction? Traveling through the Boondocks discusses this situation not from the top down but from the bottom up, where the experience of exclusion ranges from that of departments where scholarship gets to count in hiring decisions to conferences where only individuals from elite institutions get to appear on stage. This book reinvigorates our understanding of higher education by illuminating the everyday conditions under which academics work and the hierarchical distinctions in which they are always embedded.