Inside Higher Ed: The Uberfication of the University

Author discusses new book on the relationship between the "sharing economy" and the erosion of faculty rights.

The Uberfication of the University (Gary Hall)How much do Uber, Airbnb and other elements of the "sharing economy" explain the state of higher education? Quite a lot, according to Gary Hall, professor of media and performing arts at Coventry University, in Britain. He outlines his views in The Uberfication of the University, a short book (55 pages) published as part of the University of Minnesota Press Forerunners series on new ideas. 

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Published in: Inside Higher Ed
By: Scott Jaschik