Includes bibliographical references (pages -555) and index.
Establishing the framework -- The American faculty in perspective -- The professoriate in profile -- The changing complexion of faculty work -- Academic culture and values and the quality of work life -- The changing academic career -- The revolution in academic appointments: a closer look -- Compensation and academic careers: trends and issues -- Pathways to the professoriate -- American academic life restructured -- What's ahead? agendas for policy analysis, research, and action on academic staffing.
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