The Hidden Professoriate: Credentialism, Professionalism, and the Tenure Crisis


Wilke has called upon sociologists, observers as well as victims of the caste system, to describe by use of case studies and to analyze the plight of non-tenured faculty and their efforts to survive in an increasingly hostile environment. These stories reveal the human factor, too often slighted or forgotten in discussions of the precarious place of the university in today's society.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1979


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