Professors in the gig economy : unionizing adjunct faculty in America / edited by Kim Tolley.

"One of the most significant trends in American higher education over the last decade has been the shift in faculty employment from tenured to contingent. Now upwards of 75% of faculty jobs are non-tenure track; two decades ago that figure was 25%. One of the results of this shift--along with t...

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Online Access: Access E-Book
Access Note:Access to electronic resources restricted to Simmons University students, faculty and staff.
Other Authors: Tolley, Kimberley (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018.
Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: Preface, by Kim Tolley Acknowledgements 1. From Golden Era to Gig Economy, by A. J. Angulo 2. Understanding the Need for Unions, by Adrianna Kezar and Thomas DePaola 3. A Long History of Activism and Organizing, by Timothy R. Cain 4. Union Organizing and the Law, by Gregory Saltzman 5. A Just Employment Approach to Adjunct Unionization, by Joseph McCartin and Nicholas Wertsch 6. Unionizing Adjunct and Tenure-Track Faculty at Notre Dame de Namur, by Kim Tolley, Marianne Delaporte, and Lorenzo Giachetti 7. Unions, Shared Governance, and Historically Black Colleges and Universities, by Elizabeth K. Davenport 8. Forming a Union, by Shawn Gilmore 9. Wall to Wall, by Luke Elliot-Negri 10. California State University East Bay, by Kim Geron and Gretchen M. Reevy Conclusion, by Kim Tolley and Kristen Edwards Contributors Appendix Index.