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10,000 Students and 300 degrees



New! NYU has kindly arranged for a pdf of this excerpt, drawn from chapter 4, which explores some of the incredibly exploitative arrangements that universities and governments have made with employers to deliver cheap student labor.

It is suitable for student reading. Ask your undergraduates about their working lives. At most institutions, you will be shocked by what they endure.

How the University Works: Higher Education and the Low-Wage Nation is now shipping from the following online booksellers:

Barnes and Noble ($17.60)
Amazon ($22.00)
Powell’s ($22.00)

Also see Management’s Dashboard, Tenured Bosses and Disposable Teachers, Recomposing the University and Who Benefits From the Tuition Gold Rush?