Claire Goldstene

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The Emergent Academic Proletariat and Its Shortchanged Students

August 14, 2013 · Online Articles

Contingent faculty constitute an academic proletariat, where a lack of workplace control, negligible job security, and prevailing low wages define the conditions of employment. In response to these conditions, previously solitary academic laborers are joining together in an attempt to speak with a collective voice. {…}

By Claire Goldstene