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Rethinking the significance of disciplines in higher education
The ‘tribes and territories’ metaphor for the cultures of academic disciplines and their roots in different knowledge characteristics has been used by those interested in university life and work since the early 1990s. This book draws together research, data and theory to show how higher education...
Published December 19th 2013 by Routledge
Higher education organisation and global change
Universities are fundamental to the contemporary knowledge economy. They directly and indirectly support economic growth in both developing and advanced economies. In addition to their traditional teaching and research functions, they often also have important roles in supporting regional...
Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge
Knowledge Creation and State Building in the Era of Globalization
Universities have been propelled into the center of the global political economy of knowledge production by a number of factors: mass education, academic capitalism, the globalization of knowledge, the democratization of communication in the era of the Internet, and the emergence of the knowledge...
Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge
Interest in the quality of higher education provision has been steadily increasing over the last twenty years. This has been driven largely by the international creation of explicit policies and reporting requirements to review, audit and evaluate provision. The interest is associated in many...
Published May 27th 2013 by Routledge
A comparative perspective
The financing of higher education is undergoing great change in many countries around the world. In recent years many countries are moving from a system where the costs of funding higher education are shouldered primarily by taxpayers, through government subsidies, to one where students pay a...
Published May 15th 2013 by Routledge
An International and Comparative Analysis
There are 100 million students in higher education throughout the world today. This collection provides some indication of what are they are learning and of their wider experiences. It also outlines the changing global context of provision for undergraduate students as countries and universities...
Published March 17th 2013 by Routledge
International Perspectives on Civic Engagement
The Engaged University is a comprehensive empirical account of the global civic engagement movement in higher education. In universities around the world, something extraordinary is underway. Mobilizing their human and intellectual resources, institutions of higher education are directly tackling...
Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge
Ideas and Possibilities
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 mission has changed. Official reviews and debates often forget to inquire into the purposes and responsibilities of universities,...
Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge
Much to be Gained, Many Ways to Get in Trouble
Encouraged by their institutions and governments and aided by advances in technology and communication, researchers increasingly pursue international collaborations with high hopes for scientific breakthroughs, intellectual stimulation, access to research equipment and populations, and the...
Published November 27th 2012 by Routledge
Strategies and Issues
Cross-border Partnerships in Higher Education looks beyond student and faculty exchanges to examine the myriad ways international colleges and universities work together as institutions. These partnerships have involved the creation of branch campuses, joint research and technology initiatives,...
Published October 16th 2012 by Routledge
The Physical University: Contours of space and place in higher education
To Be Published March 9th 2014
Affirmative Action Matters: Creating opportunities for students around the world
To Be Published April 6th 2014
Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education: Emerging perspectives on institutional transformation
To Be Published April 20th 2014
Access and Expansion Post-Massification: Opportunities and Barriers to Further Growth in Higher Education Participation
To Be Published May 31st 2014
International Trends in University Governance: Autonomy, Self-Government and the Distribution of Authority
To Be Published June 14th 2014