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Coda: Where Do We Go from Here?

Jon Nixon

Jon Nixon is Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Lifelong Learning Research and Development, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong. He also lectures at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and holds an honorary chair at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Higher Education in Austerity Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... (Nixon, 2008: 47–65). Those virtues cannot be discovered ready made within a single method. As Hans-Georg Gadamer (2001: 42) insisted, truth resides in our commitment to ‘the questionableness of something and what this requires...

Introduction: Identities in Transition –Perspectives, Re-formations and Trajectories

Jon Nixon

Jon Nixon is Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Lifelong Learning Research and Development, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong. He also lectures at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and holds an honorary chair at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Academic Identities in Higher Education : The Changing European Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...As lived, identity is always project, not settled accomplishment. The idea for this book – the idea, that is, of bringing together early-career, mid-career and senior academics to reflect upon what it means to be an academic...

Introduction: Thinking Within, Against and Beyond Austerity

Jon Nixon

Jon Nixon is Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Lifelong Learning Research and Development, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong. He also lectures at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and holds an honorary chair at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Higher Education in Austerity Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... of Keynes’s disputed legacy, began to fall apart when in August 1971 US president Richard Nixon announced the suspension of the dollar’s convertibility into gold. The background to this decision was the huge military burden of the Vietnam...

An Australian Perspective

Higher Education in Austerity Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Australia, situated on the global periphery, has not been immune to the cascade of reform and transformation of higher education. In terms of nomenclature, ‘higher education’ is used in Australia to refer to universities...

Compounded Inequalities in Croatian Higher Education: From Neo-liberalism to Austerity

Higher Education in Austerity Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Across former post-socialist Europe citizens have for the last two decades unwaveringly supported political and economic reforms in the hope of ‘returning to Europe’. When they expressed their support for European integration, they did...

A View from the United States

Higher Education in Austerity Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... Significantly, in Europe also the notions of higher education as a public good and therefore as primarily funded by the state are being contested. As Nixon (forthcoming) suggests, ‘the debate on higher education and the public good...

Through Asian Eyes

Higher Education in Austerity Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...European austerity appears to my Asian eyes as someting intriguing afforded to the wealthy. We Asian countries had our own financial predicaments and austerity measures during downturns such as the 1997 financial crisis and the ‘dot-com...

Towards a New Epistemic Order: Higher Education after Neo-liberalism

Higher Education in Austerity Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The relationship between higher education and the society in which it exists is, at once, both stable and unstable: stable, in that it always reflects in some ways the meanings, values, needs, purposes, anxieties and aspirations...

Higher Education in Poland: Budgetary Constraints and International Aspirations

Higher Education in Austerity Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In October 2015, the Crisis Committee of Polish Humanities organized a happening in front of the Academy of Science building in Warsaw. In a symbolic gesture, a few young researchers-activists burned their scientific output to the sound...

The Scholarship of Academic Entrepreneurship in Twenty-First-Century Europe: A Swedish Relief Carved from Personal Experiences

Academic Identities in Higher Education : The Changing European Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... fundamental scholarly values. According to Nixon (2008), scholars need to reclaim their moral coherence of truthfulness, respect, authenticity and magnanimity, which should imbue all scholarly activities. This entails that scholars must...