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By Donald J Nicolson

This booklet empirically examines educational meetings within the social sciences, and explores the aim and cost of individuals drawn to the social sciences attending and featuring at nationwide and foreign educational meetings. utilizing a hugely unique constitution and magnificence, the ebook considers the harmful impression of neoliberalism on meetings, and academia extra generally, and explores the varied boundaries to convention attendance. will probably be of curiosity to scholars and researchers who attend meetings in fields spanning the social sciences, in addition to these drawn to the consequences of neoliberalism on academia.

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