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The First Three Years of Radical Presence

Donald W. Katzner

in At the Edge of Camelot

Published in print May 2011 | ISBN: 9780199765355
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199896806 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765355.003.0007
The First Three Years of Radical Presence

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The arrival of the radical faculty and the radical graduate students that followed them exacerbated the tensions and turmoil in the Department. In this environment, a new Ph.D. program in radical political economics was developed and the relations between the radical graduate students and the faculty as a whole were begun to be worked out. Later, the tensions in the Department erupted in a major and very bitter fight over the award of tenure to two nonradical faculty members.

Keywords: radical presence; tenure; radical political economics; radical graduate students; faculty; Ph.D. program

Chapter.  7230 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Economic History

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