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Rediscovering liberal education

Joe Earle, Cahal Moran, and Zach Ward-Perkins

in The Econocracy: The Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526110121
eISBN:
9781526120748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110121.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Chapter 5 sets out a vision of a pluralist, critical and liberal economics education. However, it also shows how higher education has been reshaped in ways which makes positive reform increasingly ... More


Dynamics of Convergence and Divergence: Exploring Accounts of Higher Education Policy Change

Åse Gornitzka and Peter Maassen

in University Adaptation in Difficult Economic Times

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199989393
eISBN:
9780190206383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989393.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The chapter focuses on national filters that take into account specific national processes, traditions, and cultures, and, in doing so, give the response to modernization agendas their national ... 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


Psychological Literacy Goals in Psychology Teaching in Russian Education

Victor Karandashev

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0055
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter starts with a brief historical overview of psychology undergraduate education in Russia, comparing the professionally oriented undergraduate programs typical for Russia as well as for ... 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: Progress and Prospects

Arvind Panagariya, Pinaki Chakraborty, and M. Govinda Rao

in State Level Reforms, Growth, and Development in Indian States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199367863
eISBN:
9780199367887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367863.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Focusing on higher education, this chapter begins by observing that despite significant quantitative expansion, the quality remains a major issue and there is wide variation in it across regions and ... 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


Debating the UK impact agenda

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/9781447339854.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter builds on the debates presented in chapters 1 and 2, providing a more in-depth assessment of critiques of the research impact agenda. This includes concerns expressed in the Stern review ... More


Telling tales of impact: as seen through the eyes of user assessors

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/9781447339854.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

In this chapter we turn our attention to those charged with the task of judging the 'reach' and 'significance' of impact claimed by academic researchers in narrative case studies in REF2014. ... More


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