Bloch, Roland

Universities and the Production of Elites

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Universities and the Production of Elites
Roland Bloch, Alexander Mitterle, Catherine Paradeise, Tobias Peter

Part I. Setting Up Narratives and Rationales

2. Excellence: On the Genealogical Reconstruction of a Rationality
Tobias Peter

3. Opening the Black Box of the Elitism Dispositif: Graduate Schools in Economics
Jens Maesse

Part II. Disruptive Policies since the 1990s

4. Stratification through a Binary Degree Structure in Finnish Higher Education
Ulpukka Isopahkala-Bouret

5. How Effective Have Reform Policies Been in Redesigning the French Higher Education and Research System?
Catherine Paradeise

6. The Global Ambitions of Irish Universities: Internationalizing Practices and Emerging Stratification in the Irish Higher Education Sector
Aline Courtois

7. The Transition from ‘Rank Equality’ to Vertical Differentiation in the German Higher Education Sector
Manfred Stock

Part III. Organizing Competition through Incentives: New Policy Devices

8. The Production of Research Elites: Research Performance Assessment in the United Kingdom
Julian Hamann

9. Organizational Change in Response to the German Excellence Initiative: A Case Study of Humboldt University of Berlin
Rachelle Esterhazy

Part IV. University Strategies for Redesigning Higher Education as Stratified Systems

10. Grasping the Global with One Foot in China: The Rise of Chinese Schools of Management
Tupac Soulas

11. Elite Business Schools and the Uses of Visibility
Jan Nespor

12. How to Make it in(to) Management: The Role of Business Education in Changing Career Pathways in Germany
Alexander Mitterle

13. Stratification Without Producing Elites? The Emergence of a New Field of Doctoral Education in Germany
Roland Bloch

Part V. The Production of New Elites?

14. Producing a Global Elite? The Endurance of the National in Elite American and British Universities
Jonathan Z. Friedman

15. Academic Identity Constructions of the Écoles Normales Supérieures and the Challenges of Internationalization
Anne Schippling, Johannes Zimmermann, Maria Schmidt

16. Afterword: New Institutional, Inhabited Institutional, and a Cultural-Organizational Approach to Studying Elites and Higher Education
Amy J. Binder

Keywords: Education, Higher Education, Sociology of Education, Administration, Organization and Leadership, Educational Policy and Politics, Sociology of Education

Publication year
Palgrave Studies in Global Higher Education
Page amount
11 pages
Upbringing, Education
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