The Palgrave International Handbook of Higher Education Policy and Governance

Editor/Author Huisman, Jeroen, Boer, Harry and Dill, David D.,
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Single-User Purchase Price: $210.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $315.00
ISBN: 978-1-349-57709-5
Category: Social Sciences - Education
Image Count: 10
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

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.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Figures and Tables
  • Preface
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Part I Concepts, Theories and Methods
  • Higher Education: The Nature of the Beast - James S. Fairweather and Emiko Blalock
  • Approaches to Policy and Governance in Higher Education - Emanuela Reale and Emilia Primeri
  • Governance Models and Policy Instruments - Frans van Vught and Harry de Boer
  • New Public Management in Higher Education - Bruno Broucker and Kurt De Wit
  • Multi-level Governance in Higher Education Research - Tatiana Fumasoli
  • The Legal Constitution of Higher Education Policy and Governance of the European Union - Anne C. van Wageningen
  • Institutionalism and Organizational Change - Sara Diogo, Teresa Carvalho and Alberto Amaral
  • Agency Theory as a Framework for Higher Education Governance - Jussi Kivistö and Inga Zalyevska
  • Systems Theoretical Perspectives on Higher Education Policy and Governance - Thomas Pfeffer and Rudolf Stichweh
  • Research on Higher Education Policy and Institutional Management - Malcolm Tight
  • Institutional Research and Planning: Its Role in Higher Education Decision Support and Policy Development - Karen L. Webber and Angel J. Colder on
  • Operationalizing Network Analysis for Higher Education Research - Robin Shields
  • Part II Themes
  • A. Higher Education, Society and the Economy
  • The Role of Higher Education in Society and the Changing Institutionalized Features in Higher Education - Rómulo Pinheiro, Gerald Wangenge-Ouma, Elizabeth Balbachevsky and Yuzhuo Cai
  • Research, Development and Innovation: International, National and Regional Perspectives - Fumi Kitagawa
  • Institutional Governance, Leadership and Management of Research for Innovation and Development - Fabiana Barros de Barros, Leo Goedegebuure, V. Lynn Meek and Alan Pettigrew
  • Higher Education and the Employability Agenda - Cheryl A. Matherly and Martin J. Tillman
  • Internationalization of Higher Education - Yuan Gao, Chi Baik and Sophia Arkoudis
  • B. Organizing Higher Education
  • Differentiation without Diversity: The Political Economy of Higher Education Transformation - Fadia Dakka
  • How Information and Communication Technology Is Shaping Higher Education - Arne M. Fevolden and Cathrine E. Tómte
  • C. Governing Higher Education
  • The Rise of ‘Higher Education Regionalism’: An Agenda for Higher Education Research - Meng-Hsuan Chou and Pauline Ravinet
  • Institutional Governance Structures - Nicoline Frølich and Joakim Caspersen
  • From Collegial Governance to Boardism: Reconfiguring Governance in Higher Education - Amelia Veiga, Antonio Magalhaes and Alberto Amaral
  • Global University Rankings, an Alternative and Their Impacts - Don F. Westerheijden
  • D. Funding Higher Education
  • The Funding of Research in Higher Education: Mixed Models and Mixed Results - Ben Jongbloed and Benedetto Lepori
  • State Support for Higher Education - Amy Y. Li and William Zumeta
  • E. Accountability and Quality
  • Institutional Autonomy and Accountability - Roger King
  • Quality Assurance in Higher Education - James Williams and Lee Harvey
  • Student Involvement in University Quality Enhancement - Manja Klemenčič
  • F. Inequalities in Higher Education
  • Widening Participation in Higher Education: Policy Regimes and Globalizing Discourses - Penny Jane Burke and Yu-Ching Kuo
  • Gender in Higher Education: A Critical Review - Pat O'Connor, Teresa Carvalho, Agnete Vabø and Sónia Cardoso