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Dependent and vulnerable: the experiences of academics on casual and insecure contracts

imageAcademics in precarious employment struggle to feel a strong sense of self.Nathan Dumlao/Unsplash

A majority of academic staff at some of Australia’s top universities work in casual or fixed-term positions. This reflects a trend towards casualisation in academia, and other industries, in Australia and New Zealand.

Fixed-term employment is...

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