ERIC Number: EJ1033955
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
Framing Faculty Agency inside Striving Universities: An Application of Bourdieu's Theory of Practice
Gonzales, Leslie D.
Journal of Higher Education, v85 n2 p193-218 Mar-Apr 2014
Drawn from a qualitative study and framed with Bourdieu's theory of practice, I present a three-pronged framework to describe how tenure-line professors assumed agency as their university strove to establish itself as a national research institution. Implications for practice and future research are offered.
Descriptors: Social Theories, Guidelines, College Faculty, Qualitative Research, Tenure, Professional Identity, Research Universities, Strategic Planning, Social Capital, Interviews, Coding, Teacher Attitudes, Participant Observation, Surveys
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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