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Stensaker, Bjorn; Vabo, Agnete – Higher Education Quarterly, 2013
Shared governance has been a key historical characteristic of higher education although this form of governance has come under increased pressure in recent decades. It is often argued that shared governance is less relevant for tackling the challenges related to a more dynamic environment of the sector. This paper discusses underlying premises for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Governance, Colleges
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Stromquist, Nelly P.; Gil-Anton, Manuel; Colatrella, Carol; Mabokela, Reitumtse Obakeng; Smolentseva, Anna; Balbachevsky, Elizabeth – Higher Education Quarterly, 2007
On the empirical basis of six national studies (Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Denmark, Russia and South Africa), this paper examines the phenomenon of segmentation, defined as the solidification of deep hierarchies with little crossover between categories of institutions or individuals. The massification of higher education has brought about a great…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Sector, Governance, Cross Cultural Studies