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ERIC Number: EJ1177947
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0307-5079
Exploring Character in the New Capitalism: A Study of Mid-Level Academics' in A British Research-Intensive University
Fernando, Weerahannadige Dulini Anuvinda
Studies in Higher Education, v43 n6 p1045-1057 2018
The author uses character to examine a group of mid-level academics' accounts of work and career in a British research-intensive university. Highlighting how people draw on good character to justify their approach to work under the pressures of new performance demands, she argues that good character is a central feature of contemporary academic work, in a typically nostalgic form. Furthermore, it is widely used to secure professional legitimacy. She highlights the implications of her findings to managers of others' careers in academia and more widely.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)