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Perpetuating academic capitalism and maintaining gender orders through career practices in STEM in universities

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Show simple item record O'Hagan, Clare O'Connor, Pat Myers, Sophia Eva Baisner, Liv Apostolov, Georgi Topuzova, Irina Sağlamer, Gulsun Çağlayan, Hülya 2019-12-09T15:32:05Z 2019-12-09T15:32:05Z 2019
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Academic capitalism is an outcome of the interplay between neoliberalism, globalisation, markets and universities. Universities have embraced the commercialisation of knowledge, technology transfer and research funding as well as introducing performance and audit practices. Academic capitalism has become internalised as a regulatory mechanism by academics who attempt to accumulate academic capital. Universities are traditionally gendered organisations, reflecting the societal gender order. Despite fears regarding the feminisation of the academy, the embrace of academic capitalism is contributing to its re-masculinisation and exercises an incidental gender effect. Practicing is the means by which the gender order is constituted at work. Three practices in which academics engage are examined as exemplars of the way academics increase their academic capital stock in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) faculties in four European universities, in Bulgaria, Denmark, Ireland and Turkey. These practices tend to be more achievable and likely to be engaged in by men, thus, career practices are the mechanism through which the gender effect of academic capitalism is achieved, academic capitalism perpetuated and the gender order maintained in STEM in academia. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Taylor and Francis en_US
dc.relation info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/FP7/287526 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Critical Studies in Education;60 (2), pp. 205-225
dc.rights This is an Author's Manuscript of an article whose final and definitive form, the Version of Record, has been published in Critical Studies in Education 2019 copyright Taylor & Francis, available online at: en_US
dc.subject academic capitalism en_US
dc.subject career practices en_US
dc.subject gender order en_US
dc.subject gender effect en_US
dc.subject STEM en_US
dc.subject universities en_US
dc.title Perpetuating academic capitalism and maintaining gender orders through career practices in STEM in universities en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US 2019-12-09T15:21:48Z
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/17508487.2016.1238403
dc.contributor.sponsor ERC en_US
dc.relation.projectid 287526 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2698816
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle Critical Studies in Education
dc.description.status peer-reviewed

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