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Slaughter Sheila & Leslie Larry L. (1997). Academic Capitalism : Politics, policies and the entrepreneurial university. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Press. 
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Resource type: Book
BibTeX citation key: Slaughter1997
Categories: Enseignement supérieur
Keywords: gestion d'établissement scolaire, université
Creators: Leslie, Slaughter
Publisher: Johns Hopkins Press (Baltimore)
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Abstract     
"Research has become an indispensable commodity for modern society, and academic researchers are the new superstars and entrepreneurs--with incomes to match.
Not since Clark Kerr's landmark Uses of the University has any book beamed such an exposing light on this dark, neglected development, which is transforming campus teaching and administration. Slaughter and Leslie have pierced the smoke surrounding the tweedy knowledge factories of post-industrial capitalism."—George Keller, author of Academic Strategy: The Management Revolution in American Higher Education.

The globalization of the political economy at the end of the twentieth century is destabilizing the traditional patterns of university professional work. One of the major changes that has taken place as a result of globalization is that faculty, who were previously situated between capital and labor, are now positioned squarely in the marketplace.
To grasp the extent of changes taking place and to understand the forces of change, Academic Capitalism examines the current state of academic careers and institutions, with a particular focus on public research universities in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia.
In this wide-ranging analysis, Sheila Slaughter and Larry L. Leslie examine every aspect of academic work unexplored: undergraduate and graduate education, teaching and research, student aid policies, and federal research policies.
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