The university under pressure / edited by Elizabeth Popp Berman, University at Albany, SUNY, USA, Catherine Paradeise, Université Paris-Est-Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Sciences, Innovations Sociétés, France. - First edition. - xii, 513 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm - Research in the sociology of organizations, volume 46 0733-558X ; .

Includes bibliographical references.

Introduction: The University under Pressure - Elizabeth Popp Berman and Catherine ParadeisePART I: THE UNIVERSITY UNDER PRESSURE AN OVERVIEWThe Changing Ecology of U.S. Higher Education: An Organization Field Perspective - W. Richard Scott and Manuelito BiagNested Organizational Fields: Isomorphism and Differentiation among European Universities - Otto Huther and Georg KruckenPART II: PRESSURES AT THE FIELD LEVELThe Emergent Action Field of Metrics: From Rankings to Altmetrics - Catherine Paradeise and Ghislaine FilliatreauStudent Loans as a Pressure on U.S. Higher Education - Elizabeth Popp Berman and Abby StiversMapping the Network of North American Colleges and Universities: A New Approach to Empirically Derived Classifications - Mikaila Mariel Lemonik ArthurCodes of Commerce and Codes of Citizenship: A Historical Look at Students as Consumers within US Higher Education - Daniel Lee Kleinman and Robert Osley-ThomasPART III: IMPACTS ON THE ORGANIZATIONThe Changing Finances of Public Higher Education Organizations: Diversity, Change, and Discontinuity - Sondra N. BarringerReconciling the Small Effect of Rankings on University Performance with the Transformational Cost of Conformity - Craig Tutterow and James A. EvansUniversities, Academic Careers, and the Valorization of `Shiny Things' - Joseph C. HermanowiczGoing Interdisciplinary in French and US Universities: Organizational Change and University Policies - Severine LouvelDraw Me a University: Organizational Design Processes in University Mergers - Julien Barrier and Christine MusselinSelling Students: The Rise of Corporate Partnership Programs in University Career Centers - Daniel Davis and Amy BinderPART IV: WHAT FUTURE FOR THE UNIVERSITY?UC Berkeley's Adaptations to the Crisis of Public Higher Education in the U.S.: Privatization? Commercialization? or Hybridization? - George W. BreslauerThis Time It Really May Be Different - Irwin FellerTwo Continents Divided by the Same Trends? Reflections about Marketization, Competition, and Inequality in European Higher Education - Pedro TeixeiraAbout the Authors. Copyright page. Editorial Advisory Board. The University Under Pressure. List of Contributors. Research in the sociology of organizations. The University Under Pressure.

Universities are under pressure. Their resource environment is evolving, demands for accountability have increased and demographic shifts are changing higher educational needs. This volume provides a cross-national picture of how the university as an organization is reacting to, adapting to, and threatened by a period of intense pressure.

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Universities and colleges--Administration.
Universities and colleges--Sociological aspects.
Education, Higher.

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