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Combining academia and activism: common obstacles and useful tools

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Abstract


  • Academics who engage in activism face a series of challenges and obstacles, including attacks, threats to security and advancement, output expectations, disciplinary pressures, epistemological expectations and peer influences. Practical means — a toolkit of strategies — can be used to overcome or mitigate these obstacles.

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • Flood, M. G., Martin, B. & Dreher, T. (2013). Combining academia and activism: common obstacles and useful tools. Australian Universities Review, 55 (1), 17-26.

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1088&context=lhapapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/89

Number Of Pages


  • 9

Start Page


  • 17

End Page


  • 26

Volume


  • 55

Issue


  • 1

Place Of Publication


  • http://issuu.com/nteu/docs/aur_55-01

Abstract


  • Academics who engage in activism face a series of challenges and obstacles, including attacks, threats to security and advancement, output expectations, disciplinary pressures, epistemological expectations and peer influences. Practical means — a toolkit of strategies — can be used to overcome or mitigate these obstacles.

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • Flood, M. G., Martin, B. & Dreher, T. (2013). Combining academia and activism: common obstacles and useful tools. Australian Universities Review, 55 (1), 17-26.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1088&context=lhapapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/89

Number Of Pages


  • 9

Start Page


  • 17

End Page


  • 26

Volume


  • 55

Issue


  • 1

Place Of Publication


  • http://issuu.com/nteu/docs/aur_55-01