Issues in Higher Education

The Changing Face of Academic Life

Analytical and Comparative Perspectives

Editors: Enders, J., Weert, E. de, de Weert, Egbert (Eds.)

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About this book

Bringing together an international line-up of contributors, this collection provides a transnational examination of recent developments within the academic profession in the light of changes to higher education systems, globalization and marketization.

About the authors

HARRY DE BOER is Senior Researcher at the Center for Higher Education Policy Studies at the University of Twente, the Netherlands JAMES FAIRWEATHER is Professor of Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education and Director of the Center for Higher and Adult Education, Michigan State University, USA DAVID FARNHAM is Professor of Employment Relations emeritus at the University of Portsmouth, visiting Professor at the University of Greenwich, and visiting Professor at the East London University, UK MARTIN FINKELSTEIN is Professor of Higher Education at Seton Hall University, South Orange, USA JESÜS FRANCISCO GALAZ-FONTES is Professor of Education at the Faculty of Human Sciences, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, México MARY HENKEL is Professor Associate, Brunel University, UK BARBARA M. KEHM is Professor of Higher Education and managing director of the International Centre for Higher Education Research at the University of Kassel, Germany LIUDVIKA LEI YTÉ is a Research Associate at the Center for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS) at the University of Twente, The Netherlands SIMON MARGINSON is Professor of Higher Education at the Centre for the Study of Higher Education at the University of Melbourne, Australia, and a government-funded Australian Professorial Fellow AMY SCOTT METCALFE is an Assistant Professor, Higher Education in the Department of Educational Studies at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada CHRISTINE MUSSELIN is the Director of the Centre de Sociologie des Organisations, a research unit of Sciences Po and the CNRS, Paris, France GUY NEAVE is Professor of Comparative Higher Education Policy Studies at the University of Twente, CHEPS, the Netherlands and Director of Research at the International Association of Universities (IAU), Paris, France PETER SCOTT is Vice-Chancellor of Kingston University, Kingston-upon Thames, UK

Reviews

'Jurgen Enders and Egbert de Weert have brought together an enormously authoritative group of scholars to discuss the changing position of the academic profession.This book will be a major reference point for many years to come.' -Michael Shattock, Institute of Education, London.

'Enders and de Weert move beyond national studies to comparative studies written by leading scholars of the changing forces shaping the academic life. In concluding, they offer a new interpretation of the academic professions'

place in knowledge societies. A must read.' - Gary Rhoades, University of Arizona, USA


Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Enders, Jürgen (et al.)

    Pages 1-12

  • The Academic Estate Revisited: Reflections on Academia’s Rapid Progress from the Capitoline Hill to the Tarpeian Rock

    Neave, Guy

    Pages 15-35

  • New Public Management and the Academic Profession: the Rationalisation of Academic Work Revisited

    Enders, Jürgen (et al.)

    Pages 36-57

  • Markets and New Modes of Knowledge Production

    Scott, Peter

    Pages 58-77

  • Policy Change and the Challenge to Academic Identities

    Henkel, Mary

    Pages 78-95

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Changing Face of Academic Life
Book Subtitle
Analytical and Comparative Perspectives
Editors
  • J. Enders
  • E. de Weert
  • Egbert de Weert
Series Title
Issues in Higher Education
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-24216-6
DOI
10.1057/9780230242166
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-52103-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
272
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