Merit Aid and the Politics of Education
The Market for Academics
By Robin Matross Helms
February 13, 2013
This book focuses on the experience of foreign language faculty in American colleges and universities, the challenges they face, and ways that academia can better support language faculty, and marginalized faculty in other fields, in their important work....
By Antoni Verger
May 23, 2013
Since the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) was created in 1995, there has been international pressure towards the liberalization of education all over the world, as well as new challenges to the traditional internationalization rationale in the field of higher education. Nevertheless, ...
By Erik C. Ness
March 21, 2013
While a substantial number of studies have evaluated the effects of merit aid programs, there is a surprising lack of any systematic consideration of how states determine eligibility criteria for these scholarships. The selectivity of merit aid eligibility criteria can be as important as ...
By Christine Musselin
July 27, 2012
This book addresses academic labor markets in three countries: France, Germany, and the United States. The management of faculty careers is a critical issue in university autonomy, and in many countries recent reforms have increasingly addressed this area. Musselin’s exhaustive empirical research ...
By Jo Bastiaens
April 05, 2012
This book explores the goals, efforts and outcomes of international assistance to higher education over the past three decades and investigates how these have impacted changing State-university relations. Focusing on the case study of Indonesia, Bastiaens demonstrates how international aid ...
By Roberta Malee Bassett
August 03, 2009
By and large, the debate about the merits of including higher education services within free trade policies has occurred outside of the United States, even though the U.S. Office of the Trade Representative has specifically included higher education services in its March 2003 negotiating offer to ...