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Title Cultural perspectives on higher education / Jussi Valimaa, Oili-Helena Ylijoki, editors.
Imprint Dordrecht ; [London] : Springer, 2008.

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Subject Education, Higher -- Social aspects.
Alt Name Välimaa, Jussi.
Ylijoki, Oili-Helena.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 277 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction to the book and its contents / Jussi Valimaa and Oili-Helena Ylijoki -- Cultural studies in higher education research / Jussi Valimaa -- Trust and organizational culture in higher education / William G. Tierney -- Building or eroding intellectual capital? : student consumerism as a cultural force in the context of knowledge economy / Rajani Naidoo -- Moral order of business studying / Hanna Paivio -- Clash of academic cultures : the case of Dr. X / Oili-Helena Ylijoki -- Academic work and academic identities : a comparison between four disciplines / Christine Musselin and Valerie Becquet -- Culture in interaction : academic identities in laboratory work / Martin Benninghoff and Philippe Sormani -- Caught in the science trap? : a case study of the relationship between nurses and "their" science / Paula Nieminen -- Determining the norms of science : from epistemological criteria to local struggle on organizational rules? / Juha Tuunainen and Tarja Knuuttila -- Doctoral education and doctoral theses-- changing assessment practices / Helena Aittola -- Challenging traditional research training culture : industry-oriented doctoral programs in Australian Cooperative Research Centres / Kay M. Harman -- Evolution of American scientific fields : disciplinary differences versus institutional isomorphism / James S. Fairweather and Karen Paulson -- Quantitative assessment of organisational cultures in post-merger universities / Yuzhuo Cai -- Bologna Process in academic basic units : Finnish universities and competitive horizons / David M. Hoffman, Jussi Valimaa, and Mira Huusko -- How does the Bologna Process challenge the national traditions of higher education institutions? / Amelia Veiga and Alberto Amaral -- Future challenges / Oili-Helena Ylijoki and Jussi Valimaa.
Summary This book analyses higher education from cultural perspectives and also to reflect on the uses of intellectual devices developed in the cultural studies of higher education over the last decades. The first part of the book presents fresh perspectives to integrate cultural studies in higher education with wider societal processes. Professor William G. Tierney speaks about trust and culture in higher education, whereas Professor Imanol Ordorika opens a political perspective to higher education institutions. The second part of the book studies the internal life of higher education. Relying on a v.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781402066047
9781402066030 (hbk.)
1402066031 (hbk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-1-4020-6604-7
OCLC # 233972553
Additional Format Print version: Cultural perspectives on higher education. Dordrecht ; [London] : Springer, 2008 9781402066030 1402066031 (OCoLC)173499370