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The Evaluative State, Institutional Autonomy and Re-engineering Higher Education in Western Europe

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Beschreibung

This pioneering book examines how policies to raise efficiency and performance in Europe's universities have profoundly altered ties between government, society and higher education, outlining how Evaluation Agencies have urged Europe's universities to meet the challenge of modernization.

"A rich account of current developments with respect to the relationship between the state and higher education, highly rewarding

for those that dare to invest in the detailed account provided." - Higher Education Policy



Autorentext
GUY NEAVE Director of Research at the Centre for Research in Higher Education Policies (CIPES), Portugal. He has written extensively on higher education policy in western Europe and was Editor in Chief of the Encyclopaedia of Higher Education.


Inhalt
Avant Propos. Foreword; A.Amaral PART I: A WORLD SET UPSIDE DOWN Setting the Scene The Many Faces of Autonomy: Institutional, Positional and Linguistic. The Evaluative State: a Formative Concept and an Overview The Significance of Evaluative Homogeneity PART II: RE-ENGINEERING TWO HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEMS France: The Asterix Syndrome and the Exceptional Case Strengthening the Evaluative State: Strategy, Values and Rhetoric Discord Dissected: the French New University and some of its Discontents Spain: Defining Autonomy, Setting up Evaluation PART III: PORTUGAL A FOCUSED ACCOUNT Portugal: Laying out the Higher Education Landscape The Dynamic in Portugal's Higher Education Policy Re-focusing Institutional Autonomy: the 2007 Decree Law Reform at the Edge that Cuts: The Institutional Level Portuguese Higher Education Reform: Four Key Dimensions PART IV: TWO CONCLUSIONS AND AN ENVOI A Flight over the Evaluative State Evolving Portugal and its Neighbours Re-engineering the University: Policy as Endgame Envoi: An Opening Gambit on a Board with no White Squares Notes References Bibliography

Produktinformationen

Titel: The Evaluative State, Institutional Autonomy and Re-engineering Higher Education in Western Europe
Untertitel: The Prince and His Pleasure
Autor:
EAN: 9781349345236
ISBN: 978-1-349-34523-6
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Springer Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Sozialwissenschaften allgemein
Anzahl Seiten: 248
Gewicht: 341g
Größe: H217mm x B15mm x T156mm
Jahr: 2012
Auflage: 1st ed. 2012