Modern Day Challenges in Academia
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Modern Day Challenges in Academia

Time for a Change

Edited by Marilena Antoniadou and Mark Crowder

Examining the modern day challenges faced by academics throughout their working lives, this timely book investigates the ways in which academic careers are changing, the reasons for these changes and their potential future impacts. Contributors with insider experience of both traditional research focussed universities and newer institutions with an emphasis on teaching, utilise theoretical and empirical methods to provide international perspectives on the key issues confronting modern day academics.
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Conclusion: time for a change


This is the final part of the book, written by the editors. The conclusion summarises the key messages that the authors have attempted to communicate and emphasises how this book can be the catalyst for change in respect to the challenges that modern academics face in a volatile context. Taking a personal reflexive approach, the two editors conclude the book by arguing that if academics wish to sustain the values, status and autonomy that characterise the profession, then we need to vocalise and theorise these concerns, which must ultimately be turned into action that resists the current dominant discourse of the neo-liberal higher education.

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