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Management and gender in higher education

Pat O'Connor


This book provides a definitive examination of higher education: exploring its nature and purpose, and locating it in the context of the state and the market. It presents new research on an elite group: senior managers in universities. They are relatively powerful in relation to their students and staff but relatively powerless in relation to wider neo-liberal forces. Written in a clear, student friendly, accessible style, and drawing on policy analysis and interviews with those at the top three levels of university management, it provides an in-depth analysis of the structures, cultures and ... More

Keywords: higher education, universities, gendered world, policy, management, state, market, elite, accountability, change

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780719083587
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719083587.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Pat O'Connor, author