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The Palgrave International Handbook of Higher Education Policy and Governance

Editors: Huisman, J., de Boer, H., Dill, D.D., Souto-Otero, M. (Eds.)

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This state-of-the-art reference collection addresses the major themes, theories and key concepts related to higher education policy and governance on an international scale in one accessible volume.
Mapping the field and showcasing current research and theorizations from diverse perspectives and authoritative scholars, this essential guide will assist readers in navigating the myriad concepts and themes involved in higher education policy and governance research and practice. Split into two sections, the first explores a range of policy concepts, theories and methods including governance models, policy instruments, institutionalism and organizational change, new public management and multi-level governance. The second section addresses salient themes such as institutional governance, funding, quality, employability, accountability, university rankings, widening participation, gender, inequalities, technology, student involvement and the role of higher education in society.
Global in its perspective and definitive in content, this one-stop volume will be an indispensable reference resource for a wide range of academics, students and researchers in the fields of education, education policy, sociology, social and public policy, political science and for leadership.

About the authors

Jeroen Huisman is Professor of Higher Education, Department of Sociology, Ghent University, Belgium. He is editor of Higher Education Policy and co-editor of the Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) book series. His main research interests are higher education policy, institutional governance, organizational change and Europeanization.
Harry de Boer is Deputy-Director and Senior Researcher at the Center for Higher Education Policy Studies, University of Twente, the Netherlands. Within the field of higher education, he specialises in government university relationships, steering models, policy analysis, institutional governance, leadership and management, strategic planning and models of decision making.
David D. Dill is Professor Emeritus of Public Policy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA. His research interests include public policy analysis, the regulation of academic quality, and research policy. He serves as Director of the Research Program on Public Policy for Academic Quality (http://ppaq.web.unc.edu/).
Manuel Souto-Otero is Senior Lecturer in Education Policy at the School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University He is Associate Editor of the Journal of Education and Work and previously published Evaluating European Education Policy Making. His research interests include policy analysis and evaluation, internationalization in education and the link between education and the labour market.

Alberto Amaral, University of Porto, PortugalSophie Arkoudis, University of Melbourne, Australia  Chi Baik, University of Melbourne, Australia  Elizabeth Balbachevsky, University of São Paulo, BrazilFabiana Barros de Barros, University of Melbourne, AustraliaEmiko Blalock, Michigan State University, USA  Harry de Boer, University of Twente, the Netherlands  Bruno Broucker, KU Leuven Public Governance Institute, Belgium  Penny Jane Burke, University of Newcastle, Australia  Yuzhuo Cai, University of Tampere, Finland  Angel Calderon, RMIT University, Australia  Sónia Cardoso, Centre for Research in Higher Education Policies, Matosinhos, Portugal  Teresa Carvalho, Centre for Research in Higher Education Policies, Matosinhos, Portugal  Joakim Caspersen, Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education, Norway  Meng-Hsuan Chou, NTU Singapore, Singapore  Fadia Dakka, University of Bristol, UK  David D. Dill, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA Sara Diogo, University of Aveiro, Portugal  James S. Fairweather, Michigan State University, USA  Arne Martin Fedvolden, University of Oslo, Norway  Nicoline Frølich, Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education, Norway  Tatiana Fumasoli, University of Oslo, Norway  Yuan Gao, University of Melbourne, Australia  Leo Goedegebuure, University of Melbourne, Australia  Lee Harvey, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark  Jeroen Huisman, Ghent University, Belgium  Ben Jongbloed, University of Twente, the Netherlands  Roger King, University of Bath, UK  Fumi Kitagawa, University of Edinburgh Business School, UKJussi Kivistö, University of Tampere, Finland  Manja Klemenčič, Harvard University, USA  Yu-Ching Kuo, National Applied Research Laboratories, TaiwanBenedetto Lepori, University of Lugano, Switzerland  Amy Li, University of Washington, USA  António Magalhães, University of Porto, Portugal  Cheryl Matherly, University of Tulsa, USA  Lynn Meek, University of Melbourne, Australia  Pat o'Connor, University of Limerick, Ireland  Alan Pettigrew, University of Melbourne, Australia  Thomas Pfeffer, Danube University Krems, Austria  Rómulo Pinheiro, University of Agder, Norway  Emilia Primeri, Research Institute on Sustainable Economic Growth of the National Research Council, Italy  Pauline Ravinet, University of Lille, France  Emanuela Reale, Research Institute on Sustainable Economic Growth of the National Research Council, Italy  Robin Shields, University of Bath, UK  Manuel Souto-Otero, University of Bath, UK  Rudolf Stichweh, University of Lucerne, Switzerland  Malcolm Tight, Lancaster University, UK  Martin Tillman, Global Career Compass, UK  Cathrine Edelhard Tømte, The Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education, Norway  Agnete Vabø, The Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education, NorwayAmélia Veiga, Centre for Research in Higher Education Policies, Portugal  Frans van Vught, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium  Anne C. van Wageningen, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands  Gerald Wangenge-Ouma, University of Pretoria, South AfricaKaren L. Webber, University of Georgia, USA  Don Westerheijden, University of Twente, the NetherlandsJames Williams, Birmingham City University, UK  Kurt De Wit, University of Leuven, Belgium  Inga Zalyevska, Danube University Krems, Austria  William Zumeta, University of Washington, USA

Table of contents (30 chapters)

  • Higher Education: The Nature of the Beast

    Fairweather, James S. (et al.)

    Pages 3-19

  • Approaches to Policy and Governance in Higher Education

    Reale, Emanuela (et al.)

    Pages 20-37

  • Governance Models and Policy Instruments

    Vught, Frans (et al.)

    Pages 38-56

  • New Public Management in Higher Education

    Broucker, Bruno (et al.)

    Pages 57-75

  • Multi-level Governance in Higher Education Research

    Fumasoli, Tatiana

    Pages 76-94

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eBook $159.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-45617-5
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Palgrave International Handbook of Higher Education Policy and Governance
Editors
  • Jeroen Huisman
  • Harry de Boer
  • David D. Dill
  • Manuel Souto-Otero
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-45617-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-137-45617-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-45616-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXI, 604
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