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Radical Academia: Beyond the Audit Culture Treadmill
'Radical Sydney/Radical History' blog (2015)
  • Rowan Cahill, University of Wollongong
  • Terry Irving, University of Wollongong
Abstract
The pathos of radical academia: notes on the impact of neo-liberalism on the universities, especially the audit culture, the production-model, casualization, academic scholarship, academic writing, peer reviewing, and open access. The authors suggest ways scholars can be radical within, and outside, of neoliberal academia. Part I, 'Missing in Action' appeared as an Academia.edu session in May 2015, where it attracted many comments. Part II, 'What Can Be Done?' is the authors' response to these comments. The whole piece was posted on the Cahill/Irving blog 'Radical Sydney/Radical History' on 22 October 2015.
Keywords
  • radicalism,
  • intellectuals,
  • universities,
  • academia,
  • open access,
  • neoliberalism,
  • audit culture
Publication Date
October 22, 2015
Citation Information
Rowan Cahill and Terry Irving. "Radical Academia: Beyond the Audit Culture Treadmill" 'Radical Sydney/Radical History' blog (2015)
Available at: http://0-works.bepress.com.library.simmons.edu/rowan_cahill/217/