Dimensions of Marketisation in Higher Education

1st Edition

Peter John, Joёlle Fanghanel

Published November 9, 2015
Reference - 247 Pages - 2 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138845138 - CAT# Y175607

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Dimensions of Marketisation in Higher Education is a critical analysis of the various dimensions of marketisation in a global context, exploring governance, policy, financial, ethical and pedagogical aspects. Bringing together a selection of influential authors who draw on the work of Roger Brown, the book is a timely examination of the impact that policies regulating cost, entry and practices in higher education can have on universities, students and academics.

This book explores the tensions and dilemmas marketisation brings into the educational environment for academic leaders, managers and students, arguing that they can be managed through rebalancing the relation between the market and the educational dimensions.

Key topics include:

  • The economics of higher education
  • Students in a marketised environment
  • Regulating a marketised sector
  • Marketisation and higher education pedagogies
  • Universities’ futures.

Unveiling nuanced and multifaceted perspectives and providing readers with collective and forward-thinking critical analyses, Dimensions of Marketisation in Higher Education will be an authoritative reference book on policy and practice, appealing to higher education leaders, managers and scholars worldwide.


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