Power, Knowledge and the Academy

The Institutional is Political

  • Val Gillies
  • Helen Lucey

Table of contents

About this book


This book takes a close-up and critical look at both the elusive and blatant workings and consequences of power in a range of everyday sites in universities. Chapters focus on specific locations in which power shapes personal and institutional knowledge including student-supervisor relationships, research teams, networking, and literature reviews.


assessment education exercise higher education knowledge Literature Review management networking politics production research Rogers Team The Unconscious university

Editors and affiliations

  • Val Gillies
    • 1
  • Helen Lucey
    • 2
  1. 1.London South Bank UniversityUK
  2. 2.Open UniversityUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230287013
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2007
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social & Cultural Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-54676-3
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-28701-3
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