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Academia Inc.: How Corporatization Is Transforming Canadian Universities

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Published 2015 by Fernwood Publishing
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Joseph
Oct 04, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Informative and well-written. This book didn't really move over any new territory for me, as areas of political economy and the 'neoliberal university' in general were subjects of study for me during my time in university, but this would be an excellent introduction to someone looking to see what's going on.
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Although anyone in close proximity to post-secondary education already knows it in their bones, there has been not nearly enough ink spilled on the ongoing corporatization of the university. Jamie Brownlee offers one of the most complete accounts of that process with Academia, Inc.: How Corporatization Is Transforming Canadian Universities.

It's a much-needed contribution. There are few comprehensive books that specifically address
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