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By Donald J Nicolson

This ebook empirically examines educational meetings within the social sciences, and explores the aim and cost of individuals drawn to the social sciences attending and offering at nationwide and foreign educational meetings. utilizing a hugely unique constitution and magnificence, the publication considers the dangerous influence of neoliberalism on meetings, and academia extra greatly, and explores the various limitations to convention attendance. it is going to be of curiosity to scholars and researchers who attend meetings in fields spanning the social sciences, in addition to these drawn to the results of neoliberalism on academia.

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