Zombies in the academy : living death in higher education /

Zombies in the Academy taps into the current popular fascination with zombies and brings together scholars from a range of fields, including cultural and communications studies, sociology, film studies, and education, to give a critical account of the political, cultural, and pedagogical state of th...

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Imprint:Bristol : Intellect, 2013.
┬ę2013
Description:1 online resource
Language:English
Subject:Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives.
Zombiism.
EDUCATION -- Higher.
Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives.
Zombiism.
Hochschule
Universita╠łt.
Zombie
Geisteswissenschaften
Krise
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11704698
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Other authors / contributors:Whelan, Andrew, editor.
Walker, Ruth, 1969- editor.
Moore, Christopher (Christopher L.), editor.
ISBN:9781783200757
1783200758
9781783200764
1783200766
1841507148
9781841507149
1841507148
9781841507149
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
English.
Print version record.
Summary:Zombies in the Academy taps into the current popular fascination with zombies and brings together scholars from a range of fields, including cultural and communications studies, sociology, film studies, and education, to give a critical account of the political, cultural, and pedagogical state of the university through the metaphor of zombiedom. The contributions to this volume argue that the increasing corporatization of the academy - an environment emphasizing publication, narrow research, and a vulnerable tenure system - is creating a crisis in higher education best understood through the l.
Other form:Print version: Zombies in the academy 9781841507149
Standard no.:9781841507149