Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research: Volume IX / Edition 1

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Published annually since 1985, the Handbook series provides a compendium of thorough and integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. Each chapter provides a comprehensive review of research findings on a selected topic, critiques the research literature in terms of its conceptual and methodological rigor, and sets forth an agenda for future research intended to advance knowledge on the chosen topic. The Handbook focuses on twelve general areas that encompass the salient dimensions of scholarly and policy inquiries undertaken in the international higher education community. The series is fortunate to have attracted annual contributions from distinguished scholars throughout the world.
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Table of Contents

1 Life under construction : autoethnography of a researcher 1
2 Mandated openness and higher-education governance : policy, theoretical, and analytic perspectives 39
3 Studying college access and choice : a proposed conceptual model 99
4 The study of academic careers : looking back, looking forward 159
5 Institutions of academic governance and institutional theory : a framework for further research 213
6 To use or not to use theory : is that the question? 283
7 Crossborder education : an analytical framework for program and provider mobility 345
8 Preparing the professoriate of the future : graduate student socialization for faculty roles 397
9 Using data mining to analyze large data sets in higher education research : an example of prediction with NSOPF : 99 457
10 Toward strategic ambiguity : antidote to managerialism in governance 491
11 The political economy of international student flows : patterns, ideas, and propositions 545
12 Social capital and the racial stratification of college opportunity 591
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