Chapter 1. Prising Open the Cracks in Neoliberal Universities; Catherine Manathunga and Dorothy BottrellPART I. Seeing in the CracksChapter 2. The New Culture Wars in Australian University Workplaces; Paul AdamsChapter 3. Weighing Up Futures: Experiences of Giving Up an Academic Career; Ruth BarcanChapter 4. Resisting the Norming of the Neoliberal Academic Subject: Building Resistance Across Faculty Ranks; Joseph SchwartzChapter 5. Creating a Positive Casual Academic Identity Through Change and Loss; Joanne YooPART II. Decolonising the AcademyChapter 6. On (Not) Losing My Religion: Interrogating Gendered Forms of White Virtue in Pre-possessed Countries; Fiona NicollChapter 7. Academic Collaboration in Pursuit of Decolonisation: The Story of the Aboriginal History Archive; Edwina HowellPART III. Prising Open the CracksChapter 8. Assessment Policy and "Pockets of Freedom" in a Neoliberal University: A Foucauldian Perspective; Rille RaaperChapter 9. Professional Doctorates as Spaces of Collegiality and Resistance: A Cross-Sectoral Exploration of the Cracks in Neoliberal Institutions; Catherine Manathunga, Peter Shay, Rosemarie Garner, Preetha Kolakkot Jayaram, Paul Barber, Bhatti Thi Kim Oanh, Sunny Gavran, Loretta Konjarski, and Ingrid D'SouzaChapter 10. Interrogating the "Idea of the University" Through the Pleasures of Reading Together; Tai Peseta, Jeanette Fyffe, and Fiona SalisburyChapter 11. Neoliberalism in Thai and Indonesian Universities: Using Photo-Elicitation Methods to Picture Space for Possibility; James Burford and Teguh Wijaya MulyaChapter 12. Making Visible Collegiality of a Different Kind; Mark Selkrig, Ron "Kim" Keamy, Kirsten Sadler, and Catherine ManathungaChapter 13. Seeking an Institution-Decentring Politics to Regain Purpose for Australian University Futures; Marie Brennan and Lew ZipinChapter 14. Prising Open the Cracks Through Polyvalent Lines of Inquiry; Catherine Manathunga and Dorothy Bottrell
Catherine Manathunga is Professor of Education Research at
the University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia. An historian who
draws together interdisciplinary expertise to bring an innovative
perspective to higher education research, she has published widely
on doctoral education, cultural diversity and academic
Dorothy Bottrell is Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Sydney School of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Australia and casual HDR Supervisor at Victoria University, Australia. Her research interest in critical studies in higher education centres on academic resilience and she has published widely on youth, crime, and education studies.