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Changing Governance and Management in Higher Education


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1. Introduction; William K. Cummings, Donald Fisher and William Locke.- Part 1: Emergent higher education systems.- 2. Argentina: Changes in Teachers' Involvement in the Governance and Management of Public Universities; Norberto Fernandez Lamarra, Monica Marquina and Gabriel Rebello.- 3. Brazil: Diverse Experiences in Institutional Governance in the Public and Private Sectors; Elizabeth Balbachevsky and Simon Schwartzman.- 4. Mexico: A Portrait of a Managed Profession; Jesus Galaz Fontes, Juan Jose Sevilla-Garcia, Laura Elena Padilla-Gonzalez, Jose Luis Arcos-Vega, Manuel Gil-Anton and Jorge Martinez-Stack.- 5. Malaysia: Perspectives of University Governance and Management within the Academic Profession; Norzaini Azman, Morshidi Sirat and Mohamad Jantan.- 6. South Africa: Recklessly Incapacitated by a Fifth Column - The Academic Profession Facing Institutional Governance; Charl Wolhuter, Philip Higgs, Leonie Higgs and Isaac Ntshoe.- Part 2: Mature higher education systems.- 7. Australia: The Changing Academic Profession - An encapsulation; Hamish Coates, Ian R. Dobson, Leo Goedegebuure and V. Lynn Meek.- 8. Canada: Perspectives on Governance and Management; Amy Scott Metcalfe, Donald Fisher, Yves Gingras, Glen A. Jones, Kjell Rubenson and Iain Snee.- 9. The United Kingdom: Academic Retreat or Professional Renewal?; William Locke and Alice Bennion.- 10. The United States of America: Perspectives on Faculty Governance, 1992-2007; Martin Finkelstein, Ming Ju and William K. Cummings.- 11. Germany: How Changing Governance and Management Affects the Views and Work of the Academic Profession; Ulrich Teichler.- 12. Finland: CAPtive Academics - An Examination of the Binary Divide; Timo Aarrevaara, Ian R. Dobson and Elias Pekkola.- 13. Norway: Between Humboldtian Values and Strategic Management; Agnete Vabo.- 14. Japan: Effects of Changing Governance and Management on the Academic Profession; Akira Arimoto.- 15. South Korea: Decentralized Centralization - Fading Shared Governance and Rising Managerialism; Jung Cheol Shin.- 16. Hong Kong: Governance and the Double-Edged Academy; Gerard Postiglione and Wang Shiru.- 17. Comparative Perspectives: Emerging Findings and Further Investigations; William Locke, William K. Cummings and Donald Fisher.- Annex: The Changing Academic Profession Study and Survey Methodology; William Locke.- Index.


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"This edited volume received the Best Book Award from the Higher Education Special Interest Group (HESIG) of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) in 2012. ... this is an excellent resource for research about the international professoriate and for academics interested in the comparative study of higher education systems. ... It should be an essential addition to the libraries of colleges and universities around the world as well as the resource collection of serious scholars of the academic profession." (John C. Weidman, Higher Education, Vol. 68, 2014)

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