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Deconstructing the academic caste system

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Science  29 Mar 2019:
Vol. 363, Issue 6434, pp. 1404
DOI: 10.1126/science.aaw8664

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In his new book, Herb Childress, a former academic turned consultant, offers a thoughtful, passionate, and evocative thesis that mixes personal accounts of his own experiences with interviews with faculty and administrators and a research-informed critique of the systemic changes that have led to the proliferation and exploitation of contingent faculty in academia.

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