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Global rankings and the geopolitics of higher education : understanding the influence and impact of rankings on higher education, policy and society

By: Hazelkorn, Ellen (ed.).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Routledge, ©2017Description: xxiii, 347 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781138828124.Subject(s): Universities and colleges -- Ratings and rankings -- Cross-cultural studies | Higher education and state -- Cross-cultural studies | Comparative education -- Cross-cultural studies
Contents:
Introduction : The Geopolitics of Rankings : Critique--How Did We Get Here and What Have We Learned / Ellen Hazelkorn -- A Short Global History of Rankings / Alex Usher -- Rankings as Global (Monetising) Scopic Systems / Susan L. Robertson and Kris Olds -- The Dilemma of University Rankings in Policy and Policymaking : The Malaysian Experience : Case Studies : Evidence from World Regions / Morshidi Sirat, Norzaini Azman and Chang Da Wan -- Europe : The Impact and Influence of Rankings in European Higher Education / Tia Loukkola -- Asia : Catch-Up and Identity : Developments in and Impacts of University Rankings in East Asia / Akiyoshi Yonezawa, Shuangye Chen, Jisun Jung, and William Yat Wai Lo -- Rankings in Africa : Important, Interesting, Irritating, or Irrelevant? / Nico Cloete, Patricio Langa, Florence Nakayiwa-Mayega, Vincent Ssembatya, Gerald Wangenge-Ouma and Teboho Moja -- Russia : Ranking Fever : Do We Know the Remedy? / Larisa Taradina and Maria Yudkevich -- Latin American Higher Education, Universities, and Worldwide Rankings : The New Conquest? / Alma Maldonado-Maldonado and Christian Cortes -- India, Rankings, Mass Higher Education, and World-Class Universities / Radhika Maloo, Philip G. Altbach and Pawan Agarwal -- Rankings in North America (US and Canada) : Choices and Policy Trade-Offs / Matt Hartley and Kent D. MacDonald -- The Intersection of Rankings with University Quality, Public Accountability, and Institutional Improvement / Alex McCormick -- Excellence Strategies and World-Class Universities / Jamil Salmi -- Do Global University Rankings Drive Convergence? : Evidence from the Nordic Region / Mari Elken, Bjørn Stensaker and Elisabeth Hovdhaugen -- Rankings, Higher Education Internationalisation and National Strategies : Trade-Offs, Policy Levers, and (Un)Intended Outcomes : Future Directions for Higher Education / Jason E. Lane and Kevin Kinser -- Reporting Alternatives : Future Transparency Mechanisms for Higher Education / Hamish Coates -- Between Massification and Globalisation : Is there a Role for Global University Rankings? / William Tierney and Michael Lanford -- The Geopolitics of the Education Market / Brendan Cantwell -- The Quest for Quality and the Role, Impact and Influence of Supra-national Organisations / Judith Eaton.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction : The Geopolitics of Rankings : Critique--How Did We Get Here and What Have We Learned / Ellen Hazelkorn -- A Short Global History of Rankings / Alex Usher -- Rankings as Global (Monetising) Scopic Systems / Susan L. Robertson and Kris Olds -- The Dilemma of University Rankings in Policy and Policymaking : The Malaysian Experience : Case Studies : Evidence from World Regions / Morshidi Sirat, Norzaini Azman and Chang Da Wan -- Europe : The Impact and Influence of Rankings in European Higher Education / Tia Loukkola -- Asia : Catch-Up and Identity : Developments in and Impacts of University Rankings in East Asia / Akiyoshi Yonezawa, Shuangye Chen, Jisun Jung, and William Yat Wai Lo -- Rankings in Africa : Important, Interesting, Irritating, or Irrelevant? / Nico Cloete, Patricio Langa, Florence Nakayiwa-Mayega, Vincent Ssembatya, Gerald Wangenge-Ouma and Teboho Moja -- Russia : Ranking Fever : Do We Know the Remedy? / Larisa Taradina and Maria Yudkevich -- Latin American Higher Education, Universities, and Worldwide Rankings : The New Conquest? / Alma Maldonado-Maldonado and Christian Cortes -- India, Rankings, Mass Higher Education, and World-Class Universities / Radhika Maloo, Philip G. Altbach and Pawan Agarwal -- Rankings in North America (US and Canada) : Choices and Policy Trade-Offs / Matt Hartley and Kent D. MacDonald -- The Intersection of Rankings with University Quality, Public Accountability, and Institutional Improvement / Alex McCormick -- Excellence Strategies and World-Class Universities / Jamil Salmi -- Do Global University Rankings Drive Convergence? : Evidence from the Nordic Region / Mari Elken, Bjørn Stensaker and Elisabeth Hovdhaugen -- Rankings, Higher Education Internationalisation and National Strategies : Trade-Offs, Policy Levers, and (Un)Intended Outcomes : Future Directions for Higher Education / Jason E. Lane and Kevin Kinser -- Reporting Alternatives : Future Transparency Mechanisms for Higher Education / Hamish Coates -- Between Massification and Globalisation : Is there a Role for Global University Rankings? / William Tierney and Michael Lanford -- The Geopolitics of the Education Market / Brendan Cantwell -- The Quest for Quality and the Role, Impact and Influence of Supra-national Organisations / Judith Eaton.

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