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The major limitation of her analysis is the very expansive conception of academic freedom with which she is operating. At the same time, Schrecker deftly chronicles the erosion of university budgets and the encroachment of private-sector influence and business-friendly priorities into academic life.

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The last third of the book focuses on corporatization, and it seemed to me that the book could have simply focused here. The truth is, except for rare instances, even here tenured faculty are generally protected.

For example, they let us know which features and sections are most popular. Performance and reliability cookies These cookies allow us to monitor OverDrive's performance and reliability. Each was worthy of treatment. Indeed, they hardly exist outside the classes they teach in the university's eyes. The surprising thing to me is that by and large, there are very few instances, and most in the McCarthy era of breaches of academic freedom.

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You are not currently authenticated. While academic governance is a less clear cut component of academic freedom than teaching or research, it is equally crucial. McCarthyism and the Universities. In sum, I thought this was really two books in one.