Academic Job Market

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Higher Education In The United States - Government Coordination - Academic Employment
1990s significant changes in the economics of academic life began to be felt, identified by some as a catastrophe in the making and by others as a new era with potentially huge gains for the ... identified the changes as a new "corporatization of the university." Academic jobs have been traditionally viewed by many intellectuals as desirable, because of the autonomy and ... fell sharply, there were routinely more tenure-track jobs than Ph.D ...

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