Book Volume 8 2005

Reform and Change in Higher Education

Analysing Policy Implementation


ISBN: 978-1-4020-3402-2 (Print) 978-1-4020-3411-4 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-13


  3. Overview

    1. Chapter

      Pages 17-34

      From Policy Implementation to Policy Change: A Personal Odyssey

    2. Chapter

      Pages 35-56

      Implementation Analysis in Higher Education

    3. Chapter

      Pages 57-65

      The Implementation Game

  4. National Case Studies

    1. Chapter

      Pages 69-82

      The Implementation of the Norwegian College Reform

    2. Chapter

      Pages 83-95

      The Legacy of 1981: An Assessment of the Long-Term Implications of the Reductions in Funding Imposed in 1981 on Institutional Management in UK Higher Education

    3. Chapter

      Pages 97-116

      From Paper to Practice: Two Reforms and Their Consequences in Dutch Higher Education

    4. Chapter

      Pages 117-134

      Implementation of Higher Education Policies: A Portuguese Example

    5. Chapter

      Pages 135-152

      Two Decades of Change in Spanish Universities: Learning the Hard Way

    6. Chapter

      Pages 153-168

      University Reform in Italy: Fears, Expectations and Contradictions

    7. Chapter

      Pages 169-185

      Implementing Comprehensive National Higher Education Reforms: The Australian Reforms of Education Minister John Dawkins, 1987–90

    8. Chapter

      Pages 187-205

      The Changing Role of the State in Mexican Higher Education: From the Crisis of Ineffectual Populism to New Forms of System Coordination

    9. Chapter

      Pages 207-226

      Great Expectations, Mixed Governance Approaches and Unintended Outcomes: The Post-1994 Reform of South African Higher Education

    10. Chapter

      Pages 227-244

      Equity Policy in Australian Higher Education: A Case of Policy Stasis

    11. Chapter

      Pages 245-267

      Social Dynamics of Higher Education Reforms: The Case of Finland

    12. Chapter

      Pages 269-285

      Backlash or Modernisation? Two Reform Cycles in Austrian Higher Education

    13. Chapter

      Pages 287-303

      The Push for Accountability: Policy Influences and Actors in American Higher Education

    14. Chapter

      Pages 305-324

      From Low Income and Minority Access to Middle Income Affordability: A Case Study of the US Federal Role in Providing Access to Higher Education

    15. Chapter

      Pages 325-342

      Implementing the Triple Helix: The Academic Response to Changing University-Industry-Government Relations in Sweden

    16. Chapter

      Pages 343-361

      Profiling Comprehensiveness? Strategy Formulation and Effects of Strategic Programmes at Traditional Universities

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 363-363