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Education & Language - Higher Education | From Governance to Identity - A Festschrift for Mary Henkel

From Governance to Identity

A Festschrift for Mary Henkel

Series: Higher Education Dynamics, Vol. 24

Amaral, Alberto, Bleiklie, Ivar, Musselin, Christine (Eds.)

2008, XIII, 162 p.

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  • Written in honor of one of the best-known scholars in higher education
  • Unique contribution for the analysis of the evolution of concepts of governance in higher education
  • Addresses the changing identity of higher education institutions under the influence of new public management

On the occasion of Mary Henkel’s seventieth birthday a group of her colleagues have come together to write this volume of articles as a tribute to her work and a token of gratitude for contributions to higher education research. The authors analyse these developments leading up to and possibly beyond the present in a tribute to Mary Henkel’s work using her birthday as an occasion to focus attention on her contributions to higher education research – something she would normally seek to avoid.

This book is also a contribute to understanding how research in higher education has developed since its origins as Mary Henkel was one of its founding scholars together with other well-known researchers such as Maurice Kogan, Guy Neave, Ulrich Teichler, Martin Trow, Burton Clark, etc. The book will be useful to all researchers in areas related to higher education, namely governance, academic work, academic identities and quality.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Academic identities - Academic work - Europe - Festschrift - Governance - Governance of higher education - New public management in higher education - education - higher education - quality - university

Related subjects » Higher Education

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List of Contributors. Books by Mary Henkel. Preface; I. BLEIKLIE. Introduction; I. BLEIKLIE et al. PART I – IDENTITIES. Being an Academic in a Time-Impoverished Age; R.BARNETT. Student Identities in Mass Higher Education; J. BRENNAN, K. PATEL. Emerging Academic Identities: A New Research and Policy Agenda; E. EL-KHAWAS. PART II – ACADEMIC WORK. Towards a Sociology of Academic Work; C. MUSSELIN. The University as Enterprise and Academic Co-determination; I.BLEIKLIE, S. MICHELSON. PART III - POLICY AND GOVERNANCE. Transforming Higher Education; A. AMARAL. The Modernisation of European Higher Education. National Policy Dynamics; P. MAASSEN. On Striking the Right Notes: Shifts in Governance and the Organisational Transformation of Universities; J. ENDERS et al. Transforming a Centralised Higher Education System: Reform and Academic Resistance in Italy; R. MOSCATI. PART IV - METHODS. On the Comparative Research in Higher Education; J. VÄLIMAA. Index.

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