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Higher Education and the Nation State

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ISBN-10: 0080427901

ISBN-13: 9780080427904

Edition: 2001

Authors: J. Huisman, P. Maassen, Guy Neave

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This book contains a number of cross-national analyses of policies and policy-processes regarding higher education. Design, dynamics and outcomes of a variety of policies are studied at both the national and the institutional level. The theoretical perspectives on which the empirical studies are mainly based are founded in public administration, political science, economics, and sociology. Comparisons are made within Europe, and between Europe, the United States and Australia. Next to comparative insights in higher education policy, the book also offers up-to-date and comparable information on these higher education systems. The book is highly relevant for administrators, policy-makers,…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Publication date: 4/6/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 252
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

List of Contributors
Introduction: Europe: The Pioneer Or The Exception?
The European Dimension in Higher Education: An Excursion into the Modern Use of Historical Analogues
The Changing Context of Coordination in Higher Education: The Federal-state Experience in the United States
The Role and Position of Research and Doctoral Training in the European Union
Higher Education in the Process of European Integration, Globalizing Economies and Mobility of Students and Staff
'Our' Colleges for Post-compulsory Education: Observations on a Subdued Debate
The Higher Education Policy of the European Union: With or Against the Member States?