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The Dynamism of Indicators *

Wendy Nelson Espeland and Michael Sauder

in Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199658244
eISBN:
9780199949915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the ‘dynamism’ of indicators, which depends on several factors. It describes ‘successful’ indicators as authoritative or significant, since they gather networks of ... More


The Gendered Roots of American Higher Education

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/9780190650940.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter analyzes the history of women’s participation in American higher education and the federal government’s historical role in shaping who has access to it. Higher educational institutions ... More


Education, Autonomy, and Accountability

Mrinal Miri

in Philosophy and Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199452767
eISBN:
9780199084616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199452767.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Autonomy of educational institutions, particularly of higher education institutions, is a widely accepted idea; but the employment of this concept is beset with unclarities, owing to the fact that it ... More


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