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Here is a link describing tenure according to Washington State Legislature: http://app.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=28B.50.851
Nicholas D. Krebs
Doctoral Student in American Studies
Graduate Instructor - Department of Critical Culture, Gender, and Race Studies
Washington State University
In one of the many online articles about the latest goings-on in Wisconsin regarding University budgets and the end of tenure, one person posted in the comments that Wisconsin was actually the only state where tenure was guaranteed by state law. Unfortunately, in all my surfing I lost sight of the shore and can no longer find the quote.
I am teaching an intro level Journalism and Ethics class in the Fall, but I want to do it through an American Studies lens by emphasizing our assumptions about identity, especially when reporting on issues of race and crime. Can anyone recommend a good textbook and/or sample syllabi used for Journalism/Ethics courses.
Does anybody know a good source on the practice of childhood gender training in the 1960s?