A Transnational Historical Approach to Researching Global Higher Education Policy

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Abstract

This chapter explores the potential of transnational history for researching global higher education policy. It begins with an overview of transnational history as a perspective, demonstrating how it is, in part, a response to processes of globalization that have also transformed contemporary higher education. Second, it reviews key features of transnational history as a perspective that can enhance global higher education policy research. The third part takes dimensions of contemporary global higher education and discusses how these can be approached through a transnational historical perspective drawing on the features outlined. The chapter concludes by highlighting how a transnational historical approach can enable new insights and research questions as well as some challenges presented by this perspective. The spatial focus of the chapter is predominantly European higher education, though the implications are more general.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelTheory and Method in Higher Education Research
RedaktørerJeroen Huisman, Malcolm Tight
Vol/bind8
ForlagEmerald Group Publishing
Publikationsdato2023
Sider41-60
ISBN (Trykt)978-1-80455-385-5
ISBN (Elektronisk)978-1-80455-384-8
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2023
NavnTheory and Method in Higher Education Research

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