Multiple Case Study of (Re)Design and Restructuring of Studio Arts Schools and Departments in the Research University Environment
AuthorLund, Kimberley Ann
Keywordscomparative case study of studio arts in research university environments
studio arts restructuring
academic capitalism in studio arts units
studio arts administration
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PublisherThe University of Arizona.
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Abstract"Multiple Case Study of (Re)-Design and Restructuring of Studio Arts Schools and Departments in the Research University Environment" investigates the effect of a changing academic value system, as it is manifest through activities of studio arts program redesign and restructuring within the specific context of large, public research universities in the United States of America. A multiple case study (of three distinct American studio arts units) of the academic restructuring phenomenon within this specific locus, examining the interplay of studio arts culture with the larger institutional mandates in the restructuring process, this work approaches restructuring as a series of cultural and survivalist responses to a complex and changing environment.
Degree ProgramGraduate College
Degree GrantorUniversity of Arizona
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