Universities, Rankings and the Dynamics of Global Higher Education
English | 1 Aug. 2016 | ISBN: 1137469986 | 43 Pages | PDF (True) | 2.08 MB
Global university rankings are now more than a decade old and this book uses the data they have produced to examine how the international landscape of universities has changed over the years. It offers new insights into the power and limits of league tables, a key element of globalized higher education that can be deplored but hardly ignored. Case studies from Asia, Europe and North America are explored to highlight the issues raised by a quantitative exercise that decontextualizes what is linked so strongly to local factors.