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  1. Universities in the Flux of Time

    An exploration of time and temporality in university life

    Edited by Paul Gibbs, Oili-Helena Ylijoki, Carolina Guzmán-Valenzuela, Ronald Barnett

    Higher education and the institution of the university exist in time, their essential nature now continually subject to change; change in students, in knowledge, in structure and in their own communities and those service. These changes are accompanied by a quickening of time, leading to a...

    To Be Published December 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Thinking and Rethinking the University

    The selected works of Ronald Barnett

    By Ronald Barnett

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    In the World Library of Educationalists, international experts themselves compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces – extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and practical contributions – so the world can read them in a...

    To Be Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Future University

    Ideas and Possibilities

    Edited by Ronald Barnett

    Series: International Studies in Higher Education

    Winner of the Comparative and International Education Society Higher Education Special Interest Group Best Book Award for 2014! As universities increasingly engage with the world beyond the classroom and the campus, those who work within higher education are left to examine how the university’s...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Imagining the University

    By Ronald Barnett

    Series: New Studies in Critical Realism and Education (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Around the world, what it is to be a university is a matter of much debate. The range of ideas of the university in public circulation is, however, exceedingly narrow and is dominated by the idea of the entrepreneurial university. As a consequence, the debate is hopelessly impoverished. Lurking in...

    Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Being a University

    By Ronald Barnett

    Series: Foundations and Futures of Education

    There is no single idea of the university. Ever since its medieval origin, the concept of the university has continued to change. The metaphysical university gave way successively to the scientific university, and then to the corporate and the entrepreneurial university. But what, then, might lie...

    Published October 1st 2010 by Routledge

  6. Changing Identities in Higher Education

    Voicing Perspectives

    Edited by Ronald Barnett, Roberto Di Napoli

    Series: Key Issues in Higher Education

    In this timely and innovative book scholars from Europe, the UK, North America and Australia, explore their own sense of identity, reflecting both on their research and scholarly interests, and their work experiences. Taking the form of a debate, Changing Identities in Higher Education helps to...

    Published September 18th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Universities, Ethics and Professions

    Debate and Scrutiny

    Edited by John Strain, Ronald Barnett, Peter Jarvis

    Series: Key Issues in Higher Education

    Every business and organization today needs to impress stakeholders with its ethics policy. Universities, Ethics and Professions examines how this emphasis on ethics by the professional world is impacting universities, institutions that have long been key contributors to ethical reflection and...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Wisdom in the University

    Edited by Ronald Barnett, Nicholas Maxwell

    This provocative and challenging book questions how people think about what universities should seek to do and how they should respond to the grave problems of our age. It addresses issues such as: What is wisdom? Ought universities to seek, promote and teach wisdom and what would this...

    Published February 27th 2009 by Routledge

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