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Rankings and the Reshaping of Higher Education

The Battle for World-Class Excellence

Authors: Hazelkorn, E.

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University rankings have gained popularity around the world, and are now a significant factor shaping reputation. This book is the first comprehensive study of rankings from a global perspective, making an important contribution to our understanding of the rankings phenomenon.
This book has also been published in Japanese.

About the authors

Ellen Hazelkorn is the Director of Research and Enterprise at the Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland and heads up the Higher Education Policy Research Unit. She is a consultant to the OECD Programme on Institutional Management of Higher Education, and associated with the International Association of Universities.

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'Hazelkorn's work is a must-read for anyone interested in understanding college rankings and the increasing impact they are having in the U.S. and globally. She discusses both the good and the bad that have come with the rapid spread of rankings.' - USnews.com

'[an] excellent analysis.' - The Australian

'This is an important book that deserves to be read by academics, managers and policy-makers around the world.' - Australian Universities' Review

'The book makes an important contribution to the understanding of the rankings phenomenon and ultimately stresses that the choice of indicators is crucial and needs to be considered in tandem with their consequences.' - LSE Blog

'This book by Hazelkorn marks the legitimisation of rankings as a serious topic of academic research and that this work will provide important documentation which future research will build upon'. - Higher Education

'This is a fine study...Hazelkorn's principles, methods and major conclusions will stand the test of time.' - Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management


Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Rankings and the Reshaping of Higher Education
Book Subtitle
The Battle for World-Class Excellence
Authors
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-30639-4
DOI
10.1057/9780230306394
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-24324-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-31821-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 259
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