Rankings and the Reshaping of Higher Education: The Battle for World-Class Excellence (Hardback)
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Rankings and the Reshaping of Higher Education: The Battle for World-Class Excellence (Hardback)

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Hardback 259 Pages / Published: 08/03/2011
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University rankings have gained popularity around the world, and are now a significant factor shaping reputation. This book is the first comprehensive study of rankings from a global perspective, making an important contribution to our understanding of the rankings phenomenon.
This book has also been published in Japanese.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230243248
Number of pages: 259
Weight: 470 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 20 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'Hazelkorn's work is a must-read for anyone interested in understanding college rankings and the increasing impact they are having in the U.S. and globally. She discusses both the good and the bad that have come with the rapid spread of rankings.' - USnews.com

'[an] excellent analysis.' - The Australian

'This is an important book that deserves to be read by academics, managers and policy-makers around the world.' - Australian Universities' Review

'The book makes an important contribution to the understanding of the rankings phenomenon and ultimately stresses that the choice of indicators is crucial and needs to be considered in tandem with their consequences.' - LSE Blog

'This book by Hazelkorn marks the legitimisation of rankings as a serious topic of academic research and that this work will provide important documentation which future research will build upon'. - Higher Education

'This is a fine study...Hazelkorn's principles, methods and major conclusions will stand the test of time.' - Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management

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