Biographies and Careers throughout Academic Life

ISBN: 978-3-319-27491-1 (Print) 978-3-319-27493-5 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

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    Pages 1-7

    Biographies and Careers Throughout Academic Life: Introductory Comments

  3. Emerging Higher Education Systems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 9-9

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      Pages 11-29

      Identity Features and Working Conditions of Argentine Academics: A Comparative Study of Two Disciplinary Communities

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      Pages 31-45

      Brazilian Higher Education: Converging Trajectory Patterns in a Diverse Institutional Environment

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      Pages 47-65

      Personal Characteristics, Career Trajectory and Job Satisfaction of Academics in Malaysia

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      Pages 67-87

      The Mexican Academic Profession Between Centuries: Who are the Actors?

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      Pages 89-102

      The South African Academic Profession: Personal Characteristics, Career Trajectories, Identities and Sense of Commitment

  4. Mature Higher Education Systems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 103-103

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      Pages 105-120

      The Changing Academic Profession in Canada: Personal Characteristics, Career Trajectories, Sense of Identity/Commitment and Job Satisfaction

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      Pages 121-141

      In and Out of the Laboratory: Herzberg, Job Satisfaction and the Attitudes of Finnish University Academics

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      Pages 143-163

      A Portrait of the Changing Academic Profession in the Netherlands

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      Pages 165-186

      Academics’ Professional Characteristics and Trajectories: The Portuguese Case

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      Pages 187-206

      Academic Inbreeding of Korean Professors: Academic Training, Networks, and their Performance

  5. Comparative Studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 207-207

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      Pages 209-229

      Identity of Argentine Academics: International and Compared Perspective

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      Pages 231-240

      How Do Personal Characteristics Influence Scholarly Productivity? A Comparative Study of Chinese and American Academic Professions

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      Pages 241-269

      Career and Self-Understanding of Academics in Germany in Comparative Perspective

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      Pages 271-296

      Changing Academic Career Trajectories and Identity/Commitment of Academics in Japan

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      Pages 297-316

      Academic Advancement and Gender: A Comparative Analysis

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      Pages 317-340

      Demographics, Career and Academic Self-Understanding: A Comparative View

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 341-392