Bell, L. and Birch, M.
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About the book: Power is everywhere. But what is it and how does it infuse personal and institutional relationships in higher education? Power, Knowledge and the Academy: The Institutional is Political takes a close-up and critical look at both the elusive and blatant workings and consequences of power in a range of everyday sites in universities. Authors work with multi-layered conceptions of power to disturb the idea of the academy as a haven of detached reason and instead reveal the ways in which power shapes personal and institutional relationships, the production of knowledge and the construction of academic careers. Chapters focus on , among other areas, student-supervisor relationships, personal PhD journeys, power in research teams, networking, the Research Assessment Exercise in the UK, and the power to construct knowledge in literature reviews.
|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Copyright Holders:||2007 Palgrave Macmillan|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Health and Social Care
Social Sciences > Psychology in the Social Sciences
|Depositing User:||Katy Gagg|
|Date Deposited:||16 Feb 2010 16:54|
|Last Modified:||02 Dec 2010 20:46|
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