Bibliography: Early American Studies in the Neoliberal University
The following bibliography provides a very short list of materials that address the topic. Panelists welcome further suggestions for the supplemental readings in order to extend the project.
Recommended reading suggested by RT panelists as context for their comments
Berube´, Michael. “My View: What will you do with and English degree? Plenty” @
Delbanco, Andrew. College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be (Princeton, 2012)
Hill, Rebecca. “Is Resistance Futile?: Cultural Studies at the Zenith of Neoliberalism,” American Quarterly, 64:2 (June, 2012)
Johnson, Will. “Lean Production” @ http://jacobinmag.com/2012/09/lean-production-whats-really-hurting-public-education/
Kolodny, Annette. “Tenure, Academic Freedom, and the Career I Once Loved,” Academe (2008)
____. Failing the Future: A Dean Looks at Higher Education (Duke, 1998)
Lorenz, Chris. “If You’re So Smart, Why Are You under Surveillance? Universities, Neoliberalism, and New Public Management,” Critical Inquiry (Spring, 2012)
Baillie, Caroline, et al, ed. Engineering and Social Justice: In the University and Beyond (Purdue, 2011).
Gelber, Scott M. The University and the People: Envisioning American Higher Education inan Era of Populist Protest (Wisconsin, 2011)
Sperber, Murray. Beer and Circuses: How Big-Time College Sports Has Crippled Undergraduate Education (Henry Holt, 2000).
Bliss, Shepherd. “Practice What You Teach! Free Speech & Leadership at Sonoma State University” @ http://www.counterpunch.org/2012/12/07/free-speech-leadership-at-sonoma-state-university/#.UMUPMncoIW0.email
Desai, Radhika. “Neoliberalism and Cultural Nationalism” @ http://www.academia.edu/281711/12_Neoliberalism_and_Cultural_Nationalism
Kaminer, Ariel. “New Cornell Technology School Tightly Bound to Business” @ http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/22/nyregion/cornell-nyc-tech-will-foster-commerce-amid-education.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_ee_20130122&_r=0
Little, Daniel. “Veblen on Universities” @ http://understandingsociety.blogspot.com/2012/11/veblen-on-universities.html
Radical Teacher #93: Working for Dollars: Studying and Teaching in the Corporate University http://www.radicalteacher.org/
Ruccio, David. Several blog postings at his site, “anticap”:
Scott, Debra Leigh. “How Higher Education in the US Was Destroyed in 5 Basic Steps” @ http://www.alternet.org/how-higher-education-us-was-destroyed-5-basic-steps