But as always with Schuman, there’s a basic question: is she more committed to improving the lives of adjuncts and unemployed PhDs, or to celebrating the demise of the old academic model and mocking those still trying to navigate within it?
Posts Tagged: Rebecca Schuman
This Slate article about the recent Johns Hopkins plan is symptomatic of a seriously — and unfortunately widespread — mistaken approach to the political economy of higher education, namely, a short-term and ahistorical focus on the TT section of the entire labor system, mislabeled as “the job market.”
How to ease the miseries of grad school? Make sure there are fewer grad students.