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    Maria Yudkevich(Editor) Philip G. Altbach(Editor) Laura E. Rumbley(Editor)

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Demonstrates how thesuccess of universities depends on the working conditions of the youngeracademic generation.

Young faculty are the future of academia, yet withoutattractive career paths for young academics, the future of the university isbleak. Featuring case studies from Brazil, China, France, Germany, India,Norway, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, and the United States, Young Faculty in the Twenty-First Century is the first book to analyze issues facing early-career higher educationfaculty in an international context. The contributors discuss how youngacademics are affected by contracts, salaries, the structure of careers, andinstitutional conditions. The analyses cover the full spectrum of the academicprofession, including part-time jobs and short-term contracts, both in publicand private institutions. The book also addresses what universities must do inorder to attract young, qualified candidates.

...shines a comparative light on the perils and possibilities that face new entrants into the academic field. Reflective Teaching"..".shines a comparative light on the perils and possibilities that face new entrants into the academic field." -- Reflective Teaching

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