Academic Conferences as Neoliberal Commodities

Academic Conferences as Neoliberal Commodities
Author : Donald J Nicolson
Publisher : Springer
Total Pages : 78
Release : 2016-12-22
ISBN 10 : 9783319491905
ISBN 13 : 3319491903
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


This book empirically examines academic conferences in the social sciences, and explores the purpose and value of people interested in the social sciences attending and presenting at national and international academic conferences. Using a highly original structure and style, the book considers the damaging impact of neoliberalism on conferences, and academia more widely, and explores the numerous barriers to conference attendance. It will be of interest to students and researchers who attend conferences in fields spanning the social sciences, as well as those interested in the effects of neoliberalism on academia.

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