Announcement, issues, goals
List of co-sponsors
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
entitled "Education for Democracy:Fighting the Corporate Takeover"
edited by David Brodsky, Patricia Brodsky, and Ali Zaidi
David Brodsky, "Introduction: Democracy against Corporatism in Education"
SECTION 1: "EDUCATION AND SOCIETY: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES"
Franklin W. Neff, "Potential Consequences of International Trade Agreements for Higher Education"
Alex Dajkovic, "The Political Economy of American Science"
Michael McCormack, "Education not Incarceration"
Emiliano Huet-Vaughn, "Some Comments on Militarism and Miseducation"
SECTION 2: "DEGRADING THE WORKFORCE"
PART 1: "FULL-TIME FACULTY"
Zuleyma Tang-Martinez, "Higher Education and the Corporate Paradigm: the Students are the Losers"
Patricia P. Brodsky, "Shrunken Heads: The Humanities under the Corporate Model"
Raymond Pierotti, "The Morale of Faculty, Students, and Staff under a Corporate Model: The Case of the University of Kansas"
Fred Whitehead, "Reallocation" at the University of Kansas School of Medicine: a Pathological Case History"
PART 2: "PART-TIME FACULTY"
Stephen Dilks, "Building a Foundation for Academic Excellence: Towards a Blueprint for the Professional Treatment of Disempowered Faculty"
Beth Huber, "Homogenizing the Curriculum: Manufacturing the Standardized Student"
Mindy Fiala and Katie Kline, "Titles, Terms, and Meaning: The Exploitation of Part-Time Faculty and What One Group is Doing About It"
SECTION 3: "DEVELOPING DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE AND VISION"
Stuart A. McAninch, "The Struggle for Faculty Governance: its Ethical, Social, and Pedagogical Significance"
David Brodsky, "Democratic vs. Corporate Governance"
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"
William Vaughn, "Learning and Labor"
Ellen Starbird, "The Saga of the Neptune Jade: Free Speech at Laney College"
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