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Business and Neo‐corporatism  

Philippe C. Schmitter

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
The advent of neo-corporatism has been a rare occurrence among advanced capitalist liberal democracies—and virtually unheard of elsewhere. Of the twenty or so original members of that club ... More

Business and Political Parties  

Graham Wilson and Wyn Grant

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
Although it is conventional in political science to distinguish between political parties and interest groups, in practice the distinction is less clear. The conventional definitions ... More

Business Representation in Washington, DC  

Timothy Werner and Graham Wilson

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
Several broad generalizations about the nature of business representation in Washington would command general agreement. First, business representation is organizationally fragmented and ... More

Corporate Social Responsibility and Government  

Jeremy Moon, Nahee Kang, and Jean‐Pascal Gond

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
This article is about corporate social responsibility (CSR) and aims to distinguish different types of CSR–government relationship and to understand these in the context of broader state ... More

Criticality, Academic Autonomy, and Societal Progress  

Gordon Redding

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Jun 2019
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Jul 2019
To avoid ethnocentric analysis, HE’s role in societal progress may be placed in a context that is abstract enough to be taken as universally applicable, even though the interpretation of ... More

Educating for the Cooperative Society: The Role of Government in Building Human and Social Capital  

Ken Mayhew

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Jun 2019
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Jul 2019
The role of government in fostering HE’s contribution to societal cooperativeness is, in present conditions of high demand, contested both politically and ideologically. Although devolution ... More

Educating for the Cooperative Society: The Role of Industry in Building Human and Social Capital  

Suzanna Tomassi

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Jun 2019
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Jul 2019
This chapter investigates the relationship between industry and academia from the perspective of industry. In addition to the theoretical review, it is based on feedback from industry ... More

Educating for the Cooperative Society: The Role of Universities, Research, and the Academic Professions in Fostering Good Citizenship  

Mehmet Murat Erguvan, Nikoloz Parjanadze, and Kevin Hirschi

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Jun 2019
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Jul 2019
The concept of citizenship needs to be redefined in the twenty-first century to emphasize the notion of cooperation amongst individuals, as the institutional action that often results can ... More

European Business–Government Relations  

David Coen

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
In making the claim for a unique European business–government relationship this article sets out in the first part of the issue, which is about why firms located to Brussels and how they ... More

Macro Changes and the Implications for Equality and Social and Gender Justice in Higher Education  

Miriam E. David, Penny Jane Burke, and Marie-Pierre Moreau

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Jun 2019
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Jul 2019
This chapter considers the implications of global changes for equality and social and gender justice in HE. Taking a feminist perspective it renders visible the limited impact that ... More

Maintaining the Contribution of Higher Education to Societal Progress  

Gordon Redding, Stephen Crump, and Antony Drew

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Jun 2019
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Jul 2019
Such is the speed of change and the large number of forces changing, that response by university leaders is, not surprisingly, without a robust and widely accepted basis. The role of ... More

National Policies and Domestic Politics  

Debora L. Spar

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Jan 2009
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Sep 2009
Formally, the interaction between domestic policy and international business runs in two directions. States erect policies that affect firms' ability to trade and invest across borders; and ... More

Policy Implications for Equity, Gender, and Widening Participation in Higher Education  

Penny Jane Burke, Miriam E. David, and Marie-Pierre Moreau

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Jun 2019
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Jul 2019
This chapter examines the intersecting inequalities and differences in HE that persist despite decades of HE policy focused on equity and widening participation. Attention is given to the ... More

Public Accountability  

Mark Bovens

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Jun 2007
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Sep 2009
Public accountability is the hallmark of modern democratic governance. Democracy remains a paper procedure if those in power cannot be held accountable in public for their acts and ... More

Public Management, Democracy, and Politics  

Linda Deleon

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Jun 2007
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Sep 2009
Contemporary public management includes initiatives that pursue reforms. Reforms centered on producing more and better public services include those that aim to tighten and streamline the ... More

Public–Private Partnerships in Health Care  

Simon Bishop and Justin Waring

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Apr 2016
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Jun 2016
This chapter provides an introduction to Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in health care. It provides contextual background to the worldwide growth of PPPs and discusses the various ... More

Reactions, Reflections, and Renewal: The Significance of Higher Education for Intellectual, Societal, and Personal Advancement  

Stephen Crump

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Jun 2019
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Jul 2019
This chapter draws together the arguments, ideas, concepts, recommendations, case studies, and empirical data provided in the preceding chapters built on and around the conceptual framework ... More

The Rise of the Regulatory State  

Michael Moran

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
The relationship between the American regulatory state and the business enterprise is strikingly distinctive, viewed comparatively. The simplest, but perhaps the most important, indicator ... More

Socializing Human Capital for Twenty-First Century Educational Goals: Suggestive Empirical Findings from Multinational Research  

Michael H. Bond and Yiming Jing

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Jun 2019
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Jul 2019
Crucial to global HE are the differences in the socialization processes that prepare students prior to their entry to universities. This preparation is analysed to reveal variations that ... More

State Failure  

John A. Hall

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Apr 2010
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May 2010
One of the most clearly established generalizations in comparative social science is that economic development rests on the back of services provided by the state. The main task of this ... More

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