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  • Australian Para-Academic Handbook Launch text by Ruth Barcan

    At the Australian launch of The Para-Academic Handbook in December 2014 Ruth Barcan, author of Academic Life and Labour: Hope and Other Choices , read out the text below.  It outlines all the reasons why The Para-Academic Handbook is an awesome book. Enjoy! — Laments about the decline of the university are not new. In the mid nineteenth…