Profit, prestige and the liberal arts in the “neoliberal” academy: Observations from Canada

Alan Smart

Abstract


I argue that the Canadian academy, at least, is not neoliberal in the sense of acting as a profit-seeking corporation. Rather it serves the agenda of the corporate sector while operating under what is better seen as a symbolic economy of prestige and status.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7340/anuac2239-625X-2982

NBN: http://nbn.depositolegale.it/urn%3Anbn%3Ait%3Aunica-20594

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