Academic Staff in Europe: Changing Contexts and Conditions

Academic Staff in Europe: Changing Contexts and Conditions

by John Ed. Greenwood

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Academic Staff in Europe: Changing Contexts and Conditions by John Ed. Greenwood

Higher education is going through a turbulent period of change. In this work, distinguished experts from fourteen European countries highlight recent developments that affect today's academic environment. Based on a research project coordinated by Junger Enders at the University of Kassel in Germany, the book higlights the changes taking place in higher education.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593112967
Publisher: Information Age Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 09/28/2000
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.72(d)

About the Author

JURGEN ENDERS is Senior Researcher at the Center for Research on Higher Education and Work, University of Kassel, Germany.

Table of Contents

Preface
Between State Control and Academic Capitalism: A Comparative Perspective on Academic Staff in Europe by Jurgen Enders
The Academic Profession in the Two Communities of Belgium by Karel Tavernier
Academic Staff in Denmark: The Consequences of Massification in a Small Country by John E. Andersen
The Changing Nature of Academic Employment in Finnish Higher Education by Jussi Valimaa
Professional Diversity in a Centralized System: Academic Staff in France by Thierry Chevaillier
Unsolved Problems and Inadequate Solutions: The Situation of Academic Staff in German Higher Education by Uwe Schimank
The Academic Profession in Greece: Current State and Conditions of Employment by D.G. Tsaoussis
Academic Staff in Ireland: The Right of Tenure Enacted and Endorsed by Maureen Killeavy and Marie Coleman
A Guild in Transition: The Italian Case by Roberto Moscati
The End of Public Employment in Dutch Higher Education by Egbert de Weert
Expansion, Reorganization, and Discontent among Academic Staff: The Norwegian Case by Svein Kyvik, Ole-Jacob Skodvin, Jens-Christian Smeby, and Susanne Lehmann Sundnes
The Academic Profession in a Massifying System: The Portuguese Case by VirgD'ilio A. Meira Soares
Adapting to Change: The Academic Profession in Spain by Jose-Gines Mora
The Academic Profession in Sweden: Diversity and Change in an Egalitarian System by Berit Askling
Profession of Prolatariat: Academic Staff in the UK after Two Decades of Change by Oliver Fulton and Chris Holland
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