Academic freedom under siege : higher education in East Asia, the U.S. and Australia / Zhidong Hao, Peter Zabielskis, editors.

This book argues that academic freedom in higher education in East Asia, the U.S. and Australia is under stress. Academic freedom means freedom to teach, research, and serve in multiple political and social roles based on professional principles. It is closely linked to shared governance, in which a...

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Other Authors: Hao, Zhidong, 1952- (Editor), Zabielskis, Peter (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2020]
Series:Education in the Asia-Pacific region ; v. 54.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1 Academic Freedom under Siege: What, Why, and What Is to Be Done; Zhidong Hao
  • 2 Commercialization and Corporatization vs. Professorial Roles and Academic Freedom in the U.S. and Greater China; Zhidong Hao
  • 3 The Role of Commercialization and Corporatization in University Shared Governance: An American Case Study; Zhaohui Hong
  • 4 Professors as Intellectuals in China: Political Roles and Academic Freedom in a Provincial University; Zhidong Hao and Zhengyang Guo
  • 5 Academic Staff's Dual Role in China: Academic Freedom in a Prestigious University; Xiaoxin Du
  • 6 Freedom to Excel: Performativity, Accountability and Educational Sovereignty in Hong Kong's Academic Capitalism; Wai-wan Vivien Chan, Hei-hang Hayes Tang and Ross Lap-kin Cheung
  • 7 In Search of a Professional Identity and Academic Freedom: Higher Education in Macau and the Academic Role of Faculty; Zhidong Hao
  • 8 How Commercialization and Corporatization Affect Academic Freedom in Higher Education: A Case Analysis of a University in Taiwan; Emily Jin-Jy Shieh and Sheng-Ju Chan
  • 9 Turtles or Dragons? Academic Freedom in Japanese Universities; Edward Vickers
  • 10 South Korea: Managerial Wisdom in Higher Education for a Selective Academic Repression; Jae Park
  • 11 Commercialization and Corporatization: Academic Freedom and Autonomy under Constraints in Australian Universities; Linda Hancock
  • 12 Afterword; Peter Zabielskis.