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Political Agency in the Era of Precision Education Governance in Higher Education

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In this chapter, I consider academic political agency through four overlapping narratives emerging from my previous academic writing projects of consistently troubling academic encounters over the past six years while making the transition from a precarious tenure-track position to a full professorship. One of the key aims of the writing of this chapter was to draw on my academic experience as a means to politicise my experience in and of the academy. The concept of experience is central to this work and is not understood as the experiences of isolated individuals, but as academic scholars who constitute themselves and are constituted as experiencing scholars. This chapter is yet another attempt to build on experience in examining the making of academic subjects in universities in times of neoliberalism.

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Brunila, K. (2023). Political Agency in the Era of Precision Education Governance in Higher Education. In: Vicars, M., Pelosi, L. (eds) Storying Pedagogy as Critical Praxis in the Neoliberal University. Rethinking Higher Education. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-99-4246-6_10

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