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Promoting Inequality: The Politics of Higher Education Policy in an Era of Conservative Governance

Suzanne Mettler

in The Unsustainable American State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780195392135
eISBN:
9780199852543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392135.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In previous times, the United States has been considered as a state that gives utmost priority to higher education. As seen in the history of education in the United States, governmental efforts to ... More


Policy analysis instruction in Australia

Michael Di Francesco

in Policy Analysis In Australia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447310273
eISBN:
9781447310297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310273.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter surveys how skills for policy analysis have been integrated with educational curricula in Australian universities. It considers education for policy professionals in general, but more ... More


Theoretical Approaches to Higher Education

Jane Kotzmann

in The Human Rights-Based Approach to Higher Education: Why Human Rights Norms Should Guide Higher Education Law and Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190863494
eISBN:
9780190863524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863494.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores two general theoretical models that are used to frame higher education policy. Under the market-based approach to higher education teaching and learning, higher education is ... More


Higher Education Policies

Donatella della Porta, Lorenzo Cini, and César Guzmán-Concha

in Contesting Higher Education: Student Movements against Neoliberal Universities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529208627
eISBN:
9781529208665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208627.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter discusses long-term and short-term political-economic changes occurring in the field of higher education (HE) related to the recent wave of student protests. It offers a historical ... More


The Outcomes of Student Protest

Donatella della Porta, Lorenzo Cini, and César Guzmán-Concha

in Contesting Higher Education: Student Movements against Neoliberal Universities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529208627
eISBN:
9781529208665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208627.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter evaluates the impact of student protests in the four regions on higher education policies. The four cases differ in the degree to which students were able to achieve concessions close to ... More


Stratification by the State and the Market: High Participation Higher Education in Russia

Anna Smolentseva, Isak Froumin, David L. Konstantinovskiy, and Mikhail Lisyutkin

in High Participation Systems of Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828877
eISBN:
9780191867347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828877.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter provides a detailed and extensive assessment of Russia’s high participation system (HPS) of higher education in historical perspective, also testing the seventeen propositions about HPS ... More


Higher Education Policy and Women’s Citizenship

Deondra Rose

in Citizenship By Degree: U.S. Higher Education Policy and the Changing Gender Dynamics of American Citizenship

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190650940
eISBN:
9780190867300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190650940.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 1 considers the role that federal higher education policies have played in the progress that American women have made since the mid-twentieth century. The conventional wisdom suggests that ... More


Reproducing Social Equality across the Generations: The Nordic Model of High Participation Higher Education in Finland

Jussi Välimaa and Reetta Muhonen

in High Participation Systems of Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828877
eISBN:
9780191867347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828877.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter provides a detailed and extensive assessment of Finland’s high participation system (HPS) of higher education, in a historical perspective and with focus on Finland’s core values of ... More


A university without walls

Dan Weinbren

in Degrees of Freedom: Prison Education at The Open University

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447353065
eISBN:
9781447353089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353065.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Dan Weinbren provides an authoritative historical account of the development of prisoner education at The Open University. Drawing on internal archives and wider historical contexts, Weinbren ... More


What are the Objectives of Chinese Higher Education in Relation to the New Silk Road Initiative?

Futao Huang

in China and Europe on the New Silk Road: Connecting Universities Across Eurasia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198853022
eISBN:
9780191887420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853022.003.0019
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Political Economy

This chapter explores the objectives and goals of Chinese higher education in relation to the New Silk Road (NSR). It uses literature, policy documents, reports, national statistics, and case studies ... More


The Contentious Politics of Higher Education

Donatella della Porta, Lorenzo Cini, and César Guzmán-Concha

in Contesting Higher Education: Student Movements against Neoliberal Universities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529208627
eISBN:
9781529208665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208627.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter provides an overview of the analysis of transformation in higher education (HE) policies and student politics, linking them to research on the policy outcomes of social movements. HE ... More


Higher education, between conservatism and permanent reform

Gabriele Ballarino

in The Italian welfare state in a European perspective: A comparative analysis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316886
eISBN:
9781447316909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316886.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter describes and discusses the main features of the Italian Higher Education System (henceforth HES) as a part of the welfare state. First, its main features are described: relatively low ... More


Regulated Isomorphic Competition and the Middle Layer of Institutions: High Participation Higher Education in Australia

Simon Marginson

in High Participation Systems of Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828877
eISBN:
9780191867347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828877.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter provides a detailed and extensive assessment of Australia’s high participation systems (HPS) of higher education, in terms of the HPS propositions in relation to governance, horizontal ... More


Conclusions: High Participation Higher Education in the Post-Trow Era

Brendan Cantwell, Simon Marginson, and Anna Smolentseva

in High Participation Systems of Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828877
eISBN:
9780191867347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828877.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The concluding chapter takes stock of the book’s core notion of high participation systems (HPS) of higher education, in the context of the eight country studies and seventeen HPS propositions. The ... More


EU–China Cooperation along the New Silk Road: A Balanced Approach Towards Common Goals?

Marijk van der Wende

in China and Europe on the New Silk Road: Connecting Universities Across Eurasia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198853022
eISBN:
9780191887420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853022.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Political Economy

This chapter examines higher education cooperation between the European Union (EU) and China in terms of its history, rationales, goals, mechanisms, instruments, and effects. It will first position ... More


Reconstituting the Submerged State: The Challenges of Social Policy Reform in the Obama Era

Suzanne Mettler

in Obama at the Crossroads: Politics, Markets, and the Battle for America's Future

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199845361
eISBN:
9780190252625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199845361.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the challenges faced by Obama as he sought to reform social welfare policy, and how these may likely curtail the perceived and actual political effectiveness even of his policy ... More


The rise of research impact

Katherine E. Smith, Justyna Bandola-Gill, Nasar Meer, Ellen Stewart, and Richard Watermeyer

in The Impact Agenda: Controversies, Consequences and Challenges

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447339854
eISBN:
9781447339908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339854.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter charts the origins and emergence of the research impact agenda in the UK, noting some of its historical antecedents and international influences. It explores the apparent motivations and ... More


Accomplishing Change in Teaching and Learning Regimes: Higher Education and the Practice Sensibility

Paul Trowler

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198851714
eISBN:
9780191886331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851714.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Public Management

This book offers a new perspective on the professional world of higher education. Using social practice theory, it presents a practice sensibility rooted in concepts which illuminate teaching and ... More


Recovering Meaning Through Policy Changes

Mats Alvesson, Yiannis Gabriel, and Roland Paulsen

in Return to Meaning: A Social Science with Something to Say

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198787099
eISBN:
9780191829161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787099.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter examines how wider social forces, including globalization, neo-liberal economics, and widening participation in higher education shape government policies, and how much space these allow ... More


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