Rankings And The Reshaping Of Higher Education: The Battle for World-Class Excellence

Hardcover | April 15, 2011

byEllen Hazelkorn

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University rankings have gained popularity around the world, and are now a significant factor shaping reputation. This book is the first comprehensive study of rankings from a global perspective, making an important contribution to our understanding of the rankings phenomenon.

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University rankings have gained popularity around the world, and are now a significant factor shaping reputation. This book is the first comprehensive study of rankings from a global perspective, making an important contribution to our understanding of the rankings phenomenon.

ELLEN HAZELKORN is the Director of Research and Enterprise at the Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland and heads up the Higher Education Policy Research Unit. She is a consultant to the OECD Programme on Institutional Management of Higher Education, and associated with the International Association of Universities.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.62 inPublished:April 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023024324X

ISBN - 13:9780230243248

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Table of Contents

Introduction and Acknowledgements
Globalisation and Rankings
What Rankings Measure
Impact and Influence of Rankings – The View From Inside Higher Education
Rankings, Student Choice and Recruitment
Rankings and Policy Choices
Reshaping Higher Education
Appendix: Methodology
References