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Political Research Exchange - PRX

The Politics of Higher Education Policy - Lessons from Western Europe, Canada and the USA

Comparative Politics
 
Policy Analysis
 
Knowledge
 
Education
 
Higher Education
 
Policy-Making
 
Panel Number
P413
Panel Chair
Jens Jungblut
Universitetet i Oslo
Panel Discussant
Martina Vukasovic
Universitetet i Bergen

Time
28/08/2020 09:00 - 10:45
Location
Abstract
This panel focuses on higher education policy and the political processes that shape this policy area with a regional focus on Western Europe and North America. There are two main rationales behind this focus: (1) the growing importance of higher education policy, and (2) the lack of comparative scholarship that includes cases from both sides of the Atlantic. The panel will offer a forum to discuss key aspects of the political processes in higher education policy including the politics behind governance reforms or funding policies, the role of interest groups, policy diffusion, and policy framing.

Paper List


Title Details
Interest Groups and Intermediary Structures in Higher Education in Western Europe: Mapping the Landscape and Setting the Research Agenda View Paper Details
Policy Framing in Higher Education in Western Europe View Paper Details
The Bologna Process as a Multidimensional Architecture of Policy Diffusion in Western Europe View Paper Details
The Politics of Higher Education Funding in Europe - And Beyond View Paper Details
The Politics of Higher Education Governance Reform in Western Europe View Paper Details
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