A Times article highlights the rise of non-tenured labor, fleshing out a few more issues than the AAUP report I linked to earlier.  The American Federation of Teachers‘ proposal for legislation in eleven states–to increase numbers of classes taught by tenured or tenure track faculty to 75%–seems unlikely since that demographic comprises only 30% of the faculty in the U.S. To be continued…

**Addendum: Scatterplot blog has a nice discussion about this sort of thing as well…


2 Responses to “furthermore…”

  1. 1 kristina b November 29, 2007 at 4:11 pm

    These articles are now on my reading list, among certain other things which I am halfway through and every impressed with.

    Not that my program is necessarily indicative of anything, but there are WAY more women than men in it.

  2. 2 kristina b November 29, 2007 at 4:12 pm

    haha wow – you can tell how addled I really am. I’m sick. Anyway, this comment was meant for the post about the feminization of sociology. Sorry!

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