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Honor, Prestige, and the Academy: A Portrait of Political Science Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty in Ph.D.-Granting Institutions (2012-2013)

@inproceedings{Oprisko2013HonorPA,
  title={Honor, Prestige, and the Academy: A Portrait of Political Science Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty in Ph.D.-Granting Institutions (2012-2013)},
  author={Robert L. Oprisko},
  year={2013}
}
This paper submits the political science discipline to a Bourdieuian analysis. We focus on the placement of faculty at Ph.D.-granting institutions by Ph.D. alma mater. We find that as one’s prestige rank decreases, their ability to place diminishes. We find that the Ivy League enjoys a tremendous prestige benefit for placement that goes beyond their program ranking that other university conferences do not. We argue that placement and placement efficiency is a more appropriate tool for ranking… Expand
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