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Readings

Theme 1: Higher Education and the network society

Compulsory readings

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Castells, M. (1996). The Rise of the Network Society. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers.

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Castells, M. (2000). Materials for an exploratory theory of the network society. In: British Journal of Sociology, Vol 51 No. 1, pp. 5-24.

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Muller, J, N. Cloete, & S. Badat (eds.). Challenges of Globalisation. South African debates with Manuel Castells. Cape Town: Maskew Miller Longman.

Optional Readings

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Cloete, Maassen, Fenel, Moja, Perold, Gibbon. (2002) Transformation in Higher Education; Global Pressures and Local Realities. Juta. Of particular relevance is;
Chapter 1: Maassen and Cloete - Global Reform Trends
Chapter 13: Cloete and Maassen - The Limits of Policy

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Guillen, M.F. (2001). Is Globalization Civilizing, Destructive or Feeble? A Critique of Five Key Debates in the Social Science Literature. In: Annual Review of Sociology, No. 27, pp. 235-260.

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Held, D. & A. McGrew (2000). The Global Transformations Reader. An Introduction to the Globalization Debate. Cambridge: Polity Press. Pp. 1-47

Theme 2: The network-society: implications of the steering and co-ordination of higher education.

Compulsory Readings

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Brewer, D. Gates, S. M., and C. A. Goldman (2002) In Pursuit of Prestige: Strategy and Competition in US Higher Education. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Press (“Conclusions: the Implications of Prestige Seeking,” pp.133-152).

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Dill, D. D. (in press) “An Institutional Perspective on Higher Education Policy: The Case of Academic Quality Assurance.” In J. Smart (ed.), Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research. New York: Agathon Press.

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Dill, D. D. and Teixeira, P. (2000) “Program Diversity in Higher Education: An Economic Perspective.” Higher Education Policy, 13(2): 99-117.

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Shy, O. (2001) The Economics of Network Industries. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press (“Introduction to Network Economics,” pp. 1-12 – NOTE: This chapter available free on the Internet under Author and Title at Amazon.com).

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Van Vught, F. (1997) “The Effects of Alternative Governance Structures: A Comparative Analysis of Higher Education Policy in Five EU Member States.” In Steunenberg, B. and van Vught, F. (eds.) Political Institutions and Public Policy: Perspectives on European Decision Making. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer. (pp. 115-137).

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Weimer, D. L. (ed.) (1995) Institutional Design. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer. (“Institutional Design: Overview,” pp. 1-16).

Optional Readings

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Ben-David, J. (1972) American Higher Education: Directions Old and New. New York: McGraw-Hill (“Distinguishing Characteristics of the United States System of Higher Education, pp. 1-9 and “how the System Works: Enterprise, Competition, and Cooperation” pp. 25-47).

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Clark, B. R. (1983). The Higher Education System. Berkeley: The University of California Press (“Integration,” pp. 136-181).

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Dill, D. D. (1992) “Academic Administration.” In B. R. Clark and G. Neave (eds.), The Encyclopedia of Higher Education. Oxford: Pergamon Press, pp. 1318-1329.

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Dill, D. D. (1997) “Higher Education Markets and Public Policy.” Higher Education Policy, 10(3/4): 167-186.

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Dill, D. D. (1999) “Academic Accountability and University Adaptation: The Architecture of an Academic Learning Organization.” Higher Education, 38(2): 127-154.

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North, D. (1990) Institutions, Institutional Change, and Economic Performance. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (“Institutions,” pp. 3-69).

Theme 3: The higher education enterprise

Compulsory readings

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Marginson, S. and Considine, M. (2000) The Enterprise University: Power, governance and reinvention in Australia, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge and Melbourne [especially pp. 1-12, 68-95, 133-174 and 233-244]

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Castells, M. (2000) The Rise of the Network Society, Volume I of The Information Age: Economy, society and culture, 2nd Edition, Blackwell, Oxford [especially pp. 69-76, 184-188 and 500-509]

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Slaughter, S. and Leslie, L. (1997) Academic Capitalism: Politics, policies and the entrepreneurial university, John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

Optional readings

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Clark, B. R. (1998) The entrepreneurial university: demand and response, Tertiary Education and Management, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 5-16

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Clark, B. R. (1998) Creating Entrepreneurial Universities: Organisational paths of transformation, Pergamon, Oxford

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Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, OECD (2001) The Well-being of Nations: The role of human and social capital, OECD, Paris

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Tremblay, K. (2002) Student mobility between and towards OECD countries: a comparative analysis, in OECD International Mobility of the Highly Skilled, OECD, Paris, pp. 39-67

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Marginson, S. (2001) The Global Market in Foreign Higher Education: The case of Australia, paper for the annual meeting of the Association for Studies in Higher Education, Richmond Virginia, 15-18 November

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Marginson, S. and Mollis, M. (2001) ‘The door opens and the tiger leaps’: theories and reflexivities of comparative education for a global millenium, Comparative Education Review Vol. 45, No. 4

Theme 4: New meanings of quality assurance in the networked-university

Compulsory readings

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Castells, M. (2000), The rise of the network society. Vol. I of The Information Age: Economy, society and culture. 2nd edition (Oxford, Blackwell)

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Edwards, R. and R. Usher (2000), Globalisation and pedagogy. Space, place and identity (London-NY, Routledge), chapters 3 & 4

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Middlehurst, R. (2001), Quality assurance implications of new forms of higher education (Helsinki, ENQA) [http://www.enqa.net/]

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Van Damme, D. (2002), Quality assurance in an international environment: national and international interests and tensions. Paper at the CHEA International Seminar, San Francisco, January 2002

Optional readings

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Gibbons, M. et al. eds. (1994), The new production of knowledge. The dynamics of science and research in contemporary societies (London, Sage).

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Green, D. ed. (1994), What is quality in higher education? (Buckingham, OUP&SRHE).

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Van Damme, D. (2001), Quality issues in the internationalisation of higher education, Higher Education, 41, pp. 415-441.

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Wende, M.C. van der (1999), Quality assurance of internationalisation and internationalisation of quality assurance, in: OECD-IMHE, Quality and internationalisation in higher education (Paris, OECD), pp.225-240.

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Wende, M.C. van der & D. F. Westerheijden (2001). International aspects of quality assurance with a special focus on European higher education. Quality in Higher Education, 7(3).pp. 233-245.

Theme 5: The Rise of the Networked University: Fact or Fashion?

Compulsory readings

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Castells, M. (1996). The Rise of the Network Society. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers.

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Cloete, Maasen, Fenel, Moja, Perold, Gibbon. (2002) Transformation in Higher Education; Global Pressures and Local Realities. Juta. Of particular relevance is;
Chapter 1: Maassen and Cloete - Global Reform Trends
Chapter 13: Cloete and Maassen - The Limits of Policy

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Guillen, M.F. (2001). Is Globalization Civilizing, Destructive or Feeble? A Critique of Five Key Debates in the Social Science Literature. In: Annual Review of Sociology, No. 27, pp. 235-260.

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Held, D. & A. McGrew (2000). The Global Transformations Reader. An Introduction to the Globalization Debate. Cambridge: Polity Press. Pp. 1-47

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Muller, J, N. Cloete, & S. Badat (eds.). Challenges of Globalisation. South African Debates with Manuel Castells. Cape Town: Maskew Miller Longman. Of particularly importance is Section Four:
Castells - Universities as dynamic systems of contradictory functions
Hall - Education and the margins of the network society
Moja and Cloete - Vanishing borders and new boundaries

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Scott, P. (Ed.). (1998). The globalization of higher education. Buckingham / Philadelphia, PA: Society for Research into Higher Education / Open University Press.

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Wende, M.C. van der (2001a). Internationalisation Policies: About New Trends and Contrasting Paradigms. Higher Education Policy, Vol. 14, Issue 3, pp. 249-259.

Optional readings

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Castells, M. (2000). Materials for an exploratory theory of the network society. In: British Journal of Sociology, Vol 51 No. 1, pp. 5-24.

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Muller, J, N. Cloete, & S. Badat (eds.). Challenges of Globalisation. South African debates with Manuel Castells. Cape Town: Maskew Miller Longman.

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Currie, J. & J. Newson (Eds.) (1998). Universities and Globalization: Critical Perspectives. Thousand Oaks: Sage.

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Knight, J. (2002). Trade in Higher Education Services: The Implications of GATS. The Observatory on Borderless Higher Education.

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Marginson, S. (2001b). The Global Market in Foreign Higher Education: The Case of Australia. Paper presented at the 26th Annual Conference of the Association for Studies in Higher Education. November 2001, Richmond, Virginia.

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McBurnie, G. (2001). Globalization: A New Paradigm for Higher Education Policy. In: Higher Education in Europe, Vol. XXVI, No. 1, pp. 11-26

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Ramphele, m. (2001). Opening Plenary of the conference: Privileges Lost, Responsibilities Regained: Reconstructing Higher Education. Colombia University Teachers College, New York, 14 June 2001. See: http://www.futuresproject.org/events/privileges_post.html

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Wende, M.C. van der (2002a). The Role of US Higher Education in the Global E-learning Market. University of Berkeley: Centre for Studies in Higher Education. Policy Papers Series (CSHE.1.02).