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Academic governance in the contemporary university: perspectives from Anglophone nations

Rowlands, Julie 2017, Academic governance in the contemporary university: perspectives from Anglophone nations, Springer, Singapore, doi: 10.1007/978-981-10-2688-1.

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Title Academic governance in the contemporary university: perspectives from Anglophone nations
Author(s) Rowlands, Julie
Publication date 2017
Total pages 247
Publisher Springer
Place of Publication Singapore
Keyword(s) Higher education
Academic governance
Pierre Bourdieu
Power
Case study research
cross-national research
Summary This book addresses three central questions in contemporary university governance: (1) How and why has academic governance in Anglophone nations changed in recent years and what impact have these changes had on current practices? (2) How do power relations within universities affect decisions about teaching and research and what are the implications for academic voices? (3) How can those involved in university governance and management improve academic governance processes and outcomes and why is it important that they do so? The book explores these issues in clear, concise and accessible language that will appeal to higher education researchers and governance practitioners alike. It draws on extensive empirical data from key national systems in the Anglophone world but goes beyond the simply descriptive to analyse and explain.
ISBN 9789811026881
Language eng
DOI 10.1007/978-981-10-2688-1
Field of Research 130304 Educational Administration, Management and Leadership
130103 Higher Education
Socio Economic Objective 930401 Management and Leadership of Schools/Institutions
HERDC Research category A1 Books - authored - research
ERA Research output type A Book
Copyright notice ©2017, Springer Nature Singapore
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30087661

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Collection: School of Education
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