"Education for Democracy: Fighting the Corporate Takeover"
        Regional conference, March 3, 2001 at UMKC

  Announcement, issues, goals

  Program

  List of co-sponsors

  Background: "Why Education for Democracy?
What is the Corporate Takeover and Why Fight It?"

  " Selective Resource List"
             (Books, articles, journals, videos, organizations)

  "Education for Democracy" Conference a Resounding Success, by David Brodsky


Conference presentations published in The Faculty Advocate

Frank Neff, "Potential Consequences of International Trade Agreements for Higher Education" (Faculty Advocate, April 2001)

James Mixson, Dorsey Moore, and Kirkland Graham, "Destruction at the UMKC Dental School" (Faculty Advocate, October 2001).

Patricia P. Brodsky, " Shrunken Heads: The Humanities under the Corporate Model" (Faculty Advocate, December 2001)
 
 


Conference presentations published in Workplace: A Journal of Academic Labor.  4.2 (February 2002).

Cluster of 16 articles with an introduction
entitled "Education for Democracy:Fighting the Corporate Takeover"
edited by David Brodsky, Patricia Brodsky, and Ali Zaidi

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David Brodsky, "Introduction: Democracy against Corporatism in Education"
http://www.louisville.edu/journal/workplace/brodintro.html


SECTION 1: "EDUCATION AND SOCIETY: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES"

Franklin W. Neff, "Potential Consequences of International Trade Agreements for Higher Education"
http://www.louisville.edu/journal/workplace/neff.html

Alex Dajkovic, "The Political Economy of American Science"
http://www.louisville.edu/journal/workplace/dajkovic.html

Michael McCormack, "Education not Incarceration"
http://www.louisville.edu/journal/workplace/mccormack.html

Emiliano Huet-Vaughn, "Some Comments on Militarism and Miseducation"
http://www.louisville.edu/journal/workplace/huet-vaughn.html
 


SECTION 2: "DEGRADING THE WORKFORCE"

PART 1: "FULL-TIME FACULTY"

Zuleyma Tang-Martinez, "Higher Education and the Corporate Paradigm: the Students are the Losers"
http://www.louisville.edu/journal/workplace/tang-martinez.html

Patricia P. Brodsky, "Shrunken Heads: The Humanities under the Corporate Model"
http://www.louisville.edu/journal/workplace/patbrodsky.html

Raymond Pierotti, "The Morale of Faculty, Students, and Staff under a Corporate Model: The Case of the University of Kansas"
http://www.louisville.edu/journal/workplace/pierotti.html

Fred Whitehead, "Reallocation" at the University of Kansas School of Medicine: a Pathological Case History"
http://www.louisville.edu/journal/workplace/whitehead.html
 

PART 2: "PART-TIME FACULTY"

Stephen Dilks, "Building a Foundation for Academic Excellence: Towards a Blueprint for the Professional Treatment of Disempowered Faculty"
http://www.louisville.edu/journal/workplace/dilks.html

Beth Huber, "Homogenizing the Curriculum: Manufacturing the Standardized Student"
http://www.louisville.edu/journal/workplace/huber.html

Mindy Fiala and Katie Kline, "Titles, Terms, and Meaning: The Exploitation of Part-Time Faculty and What One Group is Doing About It"
http://www.louisville.edu/journal/workplace/fiala.html
 

SECTION 3: "DEVELOPING DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE AND VISION"

Stuart A. McAninch, "The Struggle for Faculty Governance: its Ethical, Social, and Pedagogical Significance"
http://www.louisville.edu/journal/workplace/mcaninch.html

David Brodsky, "Democratic vs. Corporate Governance"
http://www.louisville.edu/journal/workplace/brodsky.html
 

SECTION 4: "LABOR ACTIVISM ON AND OFF CAMPUS
AND LABOR-ACADEMIC-COMMUNITY ALLIANCES"

Corey Dolgon, "Places of Change: Colleges, Communities, and the Logic of Struggle"
http://www.louisville.edu/journal/workplace/dolgon.html

William Vaughn, "Learning and Labor"
http://www.louisville.edu/journal/workplace/vaughn.html

Ellen Starbird, "The Saga of the Neptune Jade: Free Speech at Laney College"
http://www.louisville.edu/journal/workplace/starbird.html


To see entire issue:

http://www.louisville.edu/journal/workplace/wp42.html

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http://www.workplace-gsc.com
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