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Issues in Higher Education

The Evaluative State, Institutional Autonomy and Re-engineering Higher Education in Western Europe

The Prince and His Pleasure

Authors: Neave, G.

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This pioneering book examines how policies to raise efficiency and performance in Europe's universities have profoundly altered ties between government, society and higher education, outlining how Evaluation Agencies have urged Europe's universities to meet the challenge of modernization.

About the authors

GUY NEAVE Director of Research at the Centre for Research in Higher Education Policies (CIPES), Portugal. He has written extensively on higher education policy in western Europe and was Editor in Chief of the Encyclopaedia of Higher Education.

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"A rich account of current developments with respect to the relationship between the state and higher education, highly rewarding

for those that dare to invest in the detailed account provided." - Higher Education Policy


Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Setting the Scene

    Neave, Guy

    Pages 3-24

  • Autonomy and the Changing Contract between the State and Higher Education

    Neave, Guy

    Pages 25-35

  • The Evaluative State: A Formative Concept and an Overview

    Neave, Guy

    Pages 36-47

  • The Significance of Evaluative Homogeneity

    Neave, Guy

    Pages 48-60

  • France: The Asterix Syndrome and the Exceptional Case

    Neave, Guy

    Pages 63-79

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Softcover $95.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Evaluative State, Institutional Autonomy and Re-engineering Higher Education in Western Europe
Book Subtitle
The Prince and His Pleasure
Authors
Series Title
Issues in Higher Education
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-37022-7
DOI
10.1057/9780230370227
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-34803-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-34523-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 248
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