The Changing Face of Academic Life: Analytical and Comparative Perspectives by J. EndersThe Changing Face of Academic Life: Analytical and Comparative Perspectives by J. Enders

The Changing Face of Academic Life: Analytical and Comparative Perspectives

byJ. EndersEditorE. De Weert

Hardcover | March 26, 2009

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Bringing together an international line-up of contributors, this collection provides a transnational examination of recent developments within the academic profession in the light of changes to higher education systems, globalization and marketization.
HARRY DE BOER is Senior Researcher at the Center for Higher Education Policy Studies at the University of Twente, the Netherlands JAMES FAIRWEATHER is Professor of Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education and Director of the Center for Higher and Adult Education, Michigan State University, USA DAVID FARNHAM is Professor of Employment Relat...
Title:The Changing Face of Academic Life: Analytical and Comparative PerspectivesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:279 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.97 inPublished:March 26, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230521037

ISBN - 13:9780230521032


Table of Contents

Introduction; J.Enders & Weert PART I: MODERNISATION PROCESSES AND THE ACADEMIC PROFESSION The Academic Estate Revisited: Reflections on Academia's Rapid Progress from the Capitoline Hill to the Tarpeian Rock; G.Neave New Public Management and the Academic Profession: The Rationalization of Academic Work Revisited; J.Enders, Boer & L.Leišyte Markets and New Modes of Knowledge Production; P.Scott Policy Change and the Challenge to Academic Identities; M.Henkel The Academic Professions in the Global Era; S.Marginson PART II: ACADEMIC PROFESSION AND THE ACADEMIC WORKPLACE Profession, Market and Organization: How is Academia Regulated?; C.Musselin The Organised Contradictions of Teaching and Research: Reshaping the Profession; Weert Doctoral Education: Pressures for Change and Modernization; B.Kehm Work Allocation and Rewards in Shaping Academic Work; J.Fairweather PART III: CHANGING EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS IN HIGHER EDUCATION Employment Relations in Europe: a Comparative and Critical Review; D.Farnham Changing Employment Relationships in North America: Academic Work in the United States, Canada, and Mexico; M.J.Finkelstein, J.F.Galaz-Fontes & A.Scott Metcalfe PART IV: CONCLUSION Towards a T-Shaped Profession: Academic Work and Career in the Knowledge Society; J.Enders & Weert