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The knowledge contract : politics and paradigms in the academic workplace / David B. Downing.

Author/Creator:
Downing, David B., 1947-
Publication:
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2005.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 326 p. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Universities and colleges -- Curricula.
Interdisciplinary approach to knowledge.
Contents:
Writing the knowledge contract : an introduction
Working outside (and beside) the knowledge contract
Professions, disciplines, and paradigms : reconstructing academic labor within the nonmodern university
Paradigms performed and the Kuhnification of the humanities
Radical diversities and the cosmopolitan self : the disciplinary intellectual confronts the multivalent university
Pragmatic interventions : the lure of method and the rise of disciplinary labor
The "mop-up" work of theory anthologies : theorizing the discipline and the disciplining of theory
Beside disciplinary English : working for professional solidarity by reforming academic labor
Imagined futures : a miniepilogue.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-312) and index.
ISBN:
0803217307 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
58648122
Publisher Number:
9780803217300