The Palgrave International Handbook of Higher Education Policy and Governance PDF ePub eBook

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The Palgrave International Handbook of Higher Education Policy and Governance free pdf This authoritative, 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. Mapping the field and showcasing current research and theorizations from diverse perspectives and authoritative scholars, this essential guide will assist readers in navigating the myriad concepts and themes involved in higher education policy and governance research and practice. Split into two sections, the first explores a range of policy concepts, theories and methods including governance models, policy instruments, institutionalism and organizational change, new public management and multi-level governance. The second section addresses salient themes such as institutional governance, funding, quality, employability, accountability, university rankings, widening participation, gender, inequalities, technology, student involvement and the role of higher education in society. Global in its perspective and definitive in content, this one-stop volume will be an indispensable reference resource for a wide range of academics, students and researchers in the fields of education, education policy, sociology, social and public policy, political science and leadership.

About Jeroen Huisman

Jeroen Huisman is Professor of Higher Education, Department of Sociology, Ghent University, Belgium. He is editor of Higher Education Policy and co-editor of the Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) book series. His main research interests are higher education policy, institutional governance, organizational change and Europeanization. Harry de Boer is Deputy-Director and Senior Researcher at the Center for Higher Education Policy Studies, University of Twente, the Netherlands. Within the field of higher education, he specialises in government university relationships, steering models, policy analysis, institutional governance, leadership and management, strategic planning and models of decision making. David D. Dill is Professor Emeritus of Public Policy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA. His research interests include public policy analysis, the regulation of academic quality, and research policy. He serves as Director of the Research Program on Public Policy for Academic Quality ( Manuel Souto-Otero is Senior Lecturer in Education Policy at the University of Bath, UK. He is Associate Editor of the Journal of Education and Work and previously published Evaluating European Education Policy Making. His research interests include policy analysis and evaluation, internationalization in education and the link between education and the labour market.

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Author : Jeroen Huisman
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 21 September 2015
ISBN : 1137456167
EAN : 9781137456168
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 640 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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