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Good Soldiers or Good Actors? Fit, Turning a Blind Eye, and the Politics of Obligation in Academia


by Autumn Cyprès — March 01, 2013

Discussions about professionalism and obligation are rife within academia. However, conversations examining the intersections of politics in academia and the duty owed to the profession are less prevalent. This article seeks to raise questions about the contours of professionalism relative to the politics of tenure and promotion. Such considerations are framed within organizational hegemony, and the social constructions of professional identity.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: March 01, 2013
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 17040, Date Accessed: 10/22/2017 7:01:27 PM

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