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Schrecker, the leading historian of the McCarthy-era witch hunts, examines both the key fronts in the present battles over higher ed, and their historical parallels in previous eras--offering a deeply-researched chronicle of the challenges to academic freedom, set against the rapidly changing structure of the academy itself.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-279) and index.
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"Official duties" : Juan Hong and the crisis of the university "So fragile and so indispensable" : what is academic freedom and why should we care about it? Academic freedom under attack : subversives, squeaky wheels, and "special obligations" "Part of the struggle" : faculties confront the 1960s "A long-range and difficult project" : the backlash against the 1960s "Patterns of misconduct" : Ward Churchill and academic freedom after 9/11 "Tough choices" : the changing structure of higher education "Under our noses: : restructuring the academic profession "Everything is on the table" : the academy's response to the Great Recession.
KF4242 .S37 2010
New York : New Press : Distributed by Perseus Distribution, 2010.