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International Studies in Higher Education

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  1. Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education

    Emerging perspectives on institutional transformation

    Edited by Daryl G. Smith

    Series: International Studies in Higher Education

    In addition to many other issues that touch higher education around the world, diversity and equity in higher education is fast becoming a major opportunity and challenge to institutions, countries and regions. The increasing centrality of diversity is fueled in part by changing demographics,...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Affirmative Action Matters

    Creating opportunities for students around the world

    Edited by Laura Dudley Jenkins, Michele S. Moses

    Series: International Studies in Higher Education

    Affirmative Action Matters focuses specifically on affirmative action policies in higher education admissions, the sphere that has been the most controversial in many of the nations that have such policies. It brings together distinguished scholars from diverse nations to examine and discuss the...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Universities and Regional Development

    A Critical Assessment of Tensions and Contradictions

    Edited by Rómulo Pinheiro, Paul Benneworth, Glen A. Jones

    Series: International Studies in Higher Education

    Universities are under increasing pressure to help promote socio-economic growth in their local communities. However until now, no systematic, critical attention has been paid to the factors and mechanisms that currently make this process so daunting. In Universities and Regional Development,...

    Published March 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Physical University

    Contours of space and place in higher education

    Edited by Paul Temple

    Series: International Studies in Higher Education

    The great universities of the world are to a large extent defined in the public imagination by their physical form: when people think of a university, they usually think of a distinctive place, rather than about say the teaching or the research that might go on there. This is understandable, both...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Tribes and Territories in the 21st Century

    Rethinking the significance of disciplines in higher education

    Edited by Paul Trowler, Murray Saunders, Veronica Bamber

    Series: International Studies in Higher Education

    The ‘tribes and territories’ metaphor for the cultures of academic disciplines and their roots in different knowledge characteristics has been used by those interested in university life and work since the early 1990s. This book draws together research, data and theory to show how higher education...

    Published December 19th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Universities in the Knowledge Economy

    Higher education organisation and global change

    Edited by Paul Temple

    Series: International Studies in Higher Education

    Universities are fundamental to the contemporary knowledge economy. They directly and indirectly support economic growth in both developing and advanced economies. In addition to their traditional teaching and research functions, they often also have important roles in supporting regional...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Universities and the Public Sphere

    Knowledge Creation and State Building in the Era of Globalization

    Edited by Brian Pusser, Ken Kempner, Simon Marginson, Imanol Ordorika

    Series: International Studies in Higher Education

    Universities have been propelled into the center of the global political economy of knowledge production by a number of factors: mass education, academic capitalism, the globalization of knowledge, the democratization of communication in the era of the Internet, and the emergence of the knowledge...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Enhancing Quality in Higher Education

    International perspectives

    Edited by Ray Land, George Gordon

    Series: International Studies in Higher Education

    Interest in the quality of higher education provision has been steadily increasing over the last twenty years. This has been driven largely by the international creation of explicit policies and reporting requirements to review, audit and evaluate provision. The interest is associated in many...

    Published May 27th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Student Financing of Higher Education

    A comparative perspective

    Edited by Donald E. Heller, Claire Callender

    Series: International Studies in Higher Education

    The financing of higher education is undergoing great change in many countries around the world. In recent years many countries are moving from a system where the costs of funding higher education are shouldered primarily by taxpayers, through government subsidies, to one where students pay a...

    Published May 15th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Global Student Experience

    An International and Comparative Analysis

    Edited by Camille B. Kandiko, Mark Weyers

    Series: International Studies in Higher Education

    There are 100 million students in higher education throughout the world today. This collection provides some indication of what are they are learning and of their wider experiences. It also outlines the changing global context of provision for undergraduate students as countries and universities...

    Published March 17th 2013 by Routledge