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Between 2001 and 2007, the ASA reports that the percentage of permanent faculty members has remained fairly stable:

Permanent Sociologists

The price for this relative stability appears to be increased teaching loads:

Course Loads

It is interesting that losses in full-time faculty have been balanced by decreased courseloads at Masters II institutions, while the stability at Masters I institutions comes with a large increase in courseloads.  If the job market was such that the majority of candidates had a choice of schools, I wonder if they would rather work at a school with increasing courseloads or increasing numbers of adjunct faculty.

Via:  Inside Higher Ed

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