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62%OFFHurst, Allison L., Nenga, Sandi Kawecka - Working in Class: Recognizing How Social Class Shapes Our Academic Work - 9781475822526 - V9781475822526
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Working in Class: Recognizing How Social Class Shapes Our Academic Work

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Description for Working in Class: Recognizing How Social Class Shapes Our Academic Work Hardcover. Num Pages: 212 pages. BIC Classification: JFSC; JNAM; JNFR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152. .
More students today are financing college through debt, but the burdens of debt are not equally shared. The least privileged students are those most encumbered and the least able to repay. All of this has implications for those who work in academia, especially those who are themselves from less advantaged backgrounds. Warnock argues that it is difficult to reconcile the goals of facilitating upward mobility for students from similar backgrounds while being aware that the goals of many colleges and universities stand in contrast to the recruitment and support of these students. This, combined with the fact that campuses are ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Number of Pages
220
Place of Publication
Lanham, United States
ISBN
9781475822526
SKU
V9781475822526
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About Hurst, Allison L., Nenga, Sandi Kawecka
Allison L. Hurst is an assistant professor of sociology at Oregon State University, where she teaches courses on the sociology of education and theory. She is also one of the founders and the current acting president of the Association of Working-Class Academics, an organization composed of college faculty and staff who were the first in their families to graduate from ... Read more

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Students from working-class families struggle to succeed in universities run by individuals from more privileged backgrounds. Universities expand course offerings while reducing tenure track faculty positions, creating an underclass of highly educated, poorly paid adjunct instructors. Professors from working-class origins describe daunting barriers to career advancement, role rewards, and psychological well-being in the academy. And yet many faculty members and ... Read more

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