[URBANTH-L]The Temp-Scholar Market and the Future of Anthropology

Bas van Heur bas.vanheur at metropolitanstudies.de
Thu May 3 10:51:44 EDT 2007

the Purcell-article really is good - I can only advise everyone to read 
it... also: since the end of February, excellent discussions on the 
topic of education in a neoliberal environment have been taking place on 
the edu-factory mailinglist. This is a list of limited duration - I 
think it ends at the end of May, but it might be interesting for some to 
subscribe. URL:

Unfortunately, it doesn't have an online archive, but maybe the 
moderators are able to send you all the discussions that have been 
posted so far.


Angela Jancius wrote:
> From: "Eugene McCann" <emccann at sfu.ca>
> Angela,
> I'm passing on the reference to a paper by a friend of mine that you 
> may find interesting (although not of any material help, I'm afraid).
> "Skilled, Cheap, and Desperate": Non-tenure-track Faculty and the 
> Delusion of Meritocracy
> Mark Purcell, Department of Urban Design & Planning, University of 
> Washington, Seattle, WA, USA; mpurcell at u.washington.edu
> Antipode 39 (1), 121-143.
> http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1467-8330.2007.00509.x
> Good luck,
> Eugene McCann
> Geography, Simon Fraser University
> (We talked last summer on email -- I mentioned that I'd been at OU on 
> a one year contract a few years ago)
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