Comparative perspectives on universities

Fredrik Engelstad, Ragnvald Kalleberg, Arnlaug Leira, Grete Brochmann and Lars Mjøset (edit)  

Stamford, Connecticut: JAI PRESS INC 2000  

ISBN/ISSN: 0-7623-0679-3  



  • List of contributors
  • Introduction (R. Kalleberg).
  • Learning academic labor (P.J. Gumport).
  • Early and late adoption of knowledge products: strategic or institutional behavior? (J. Huisman, E. Beerkens).
  • The specificity of American higher education (C. Calhoun).
  • Analyzing organisational change in higher education (Å. Gornitzka, P. Maassen).
  • Policy regimes and policy change.
  • Comparing higher education reform policy in three European countries (I. Bleiklie).
  • Governmental steering and innovations in university curricula (I. Jenniskens).
  • Pushing universities to market their product: redefinitions of academic activities in Finland (M. Häyrinen-Alestalo et al.).
By Ragnvald Kalleberg
Published Oct. 10, 2010 11:19 AM - Last modified Sep. 19, 2016 3:57 PM