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The Politics of Faculty Unionization

The Experience of Three New England Universities

by Gordon B. Arnold

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Bergin & Garvey .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Educational administration,
  • Trade unions,
  • Universities / polytechnics,
  • Universities and colleges,
  • New England,
  • College teachers" unions,
  • College And University Faculty,
  • Labor Unions,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Education,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Connecticut,
  • Massachusetts,
  • Northeastern & North Atlantic states,
  • Rhode Island,
  • Administration - General,
  • Labor,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - Unions,
  • Education / Administration,
  • Case studies,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - General,
  • Administration,
  • Collective bargaining,
  • College teachers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9471214M
    ISBN 100897897161
    ISBN 109780897897167

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This book describes the process of unionization among university faculties using case studies of unionization campaigns at three universities. In higher education, faculty unions may have improved the situation of many faculties, but they may have accomplished this at the cost of increasing public skepticism and even antagonism.

The chapters are: (1)Cited by: The Politics of Faculty Unionization: The Experience of Three New England Universities. Book by Arnold, Gordon B. Review by Matthew Church. Westport, CT: Bergin & Garvey. $ ISBN   These two books both address faculty activism and unions. Arnold focuses upon the faculty unionization at the Universities of Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut, while Aronowitz analyzes trends in higher education generally, with a heavy focus on the actions and potentials of faculty unions.

This book follows the documentary record of faculty unionization at these New England universities to explore how and why unionization came the book reveals, faculty unionization can be much more than the simple result of local controversies.

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