My Library

University LibraryCatalogue

For faster,
simpler
access.
Use Lean
Library.
Get it now
Don't show me again
     
Limit search to items available for borrowing or consultation
Result Page: Previous Next
Can't find that book? Try BONUS+
 
Look for full text

Search Discovery

Search CARM Centre Catalogue

Search Trove

Add record to RefWorks

Cover Art
PRINTED BOOKS
Author Raines, J. Patrick, 1951-

Title The economic institutions of higher education : economic theories of university behaviour / J. Patrick Raines, Charles G. Leathers.

Published Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, [2003]
©2003

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  338.43378 RAIN {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
Physical description vi, 251 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Applicability of Economic Analysis 3 -- Economics of Higher Education: Recent Studies 4 -- Economic Perspectives on Universities' Behavior 5 -- Modeling Universities' Decision-making Processes 6 -- Foundational Work of Adam Smith and Thorstein Veblen 7 -- 2. Historical Development of Universities 15 -- Medieval Universities 17 -- English Universities 21 -- Scottish Universities 30 -- New German Universities 40 -- Emergence of Modern American Universities 44 -- 3. Adam Smith on Failures of English Universities 54 -- Institutional Nature of Universities 57 -- Smith's Criticism of Universities 59 -- Proposals for Reform 68 -- Incompleteness, Weaknesses, and Contradictions 69 -- 4. John Stuart Mill on Universities 74 -- Special Social Functions of Universities 75 -- Why the English Universities Were Failing 78 -- Mill's Economic Analysis of Universities' Failures 80 -- Government Schools vs. Private Schools 85 -- 5. Veblen on Failures of American Universities 90 -- Social Importance of Knowledge 92 -- Social Functions of Universities 94 -- Universities and the Principle of Institutional Specialization 94 -- Evolutionary Development of Modern 'University Corporations' 96 -- Institutional Failures of American Universities 102 -- Transitional Statement 119 -- 6. Veblen's Economic 'Model' of University Behavior 120 -- Universities as Non-Profit Corporations 121 -- Endowed Institutions 122 -- Identities and Motives of Discretionary Officials 123 -- Modeling Institutional Behavior 134 -- Institutional Drift and 'Proposals' for Reform 138 -- 7. Riesman on Veblen and Modern Universities 144 -- Riesman's Critique of Veblen and the Higher Learning 145 -- Riesman on Modern Universities: An Era of Faculty Dominance 151 -- Riesman's 'Era of Rising Student Consumerism' 158 -- 8. Buchanan-Devletoglou Economic Model of Universities 163 -- Taxpayers' Representatives: Governing Boards 171 -- Students as Consumers Who Do Not Pay 172 -- Control of Universities by Faculties Who Do Not Sell 173 -- Nature and Causes of Universities' Failures 175 -- Lack of Competition 180 -- Crisis on Campuses 181 -- 9. Recent Economic Models of Higher Education 186 -- Economic Models of Non-Profit Institutions 187 -- Garvin's Economic Model of University Behavior 189 -- University as an Organization: The Prestige Objective 191 -- Garvin's Formal Model 201 -- 10. Meeting the Challenge: Explaining the Emergence of 'Entrepreneurial Universities' and 'Academic Capitalism' 210 -- First Phase 210 -- Second Phase 212 -- Challenge for Economic Models of Universities' Behavior 213 -- Emergence of 'Entrepreneurial Universities' 214 -- Consequences of 'Entrepreneurial' Research by Universities 215 -- An Alternative View 218 -- 'Commoditization of Instruction' 219 -- Explaining the Emergence of 'Entrepreneurial Universities' 222 -- A Veblenian Perspective 224 -- Smith and Veblen on 'Entrepreneurial Universities' 227.
Other author Leathers, Charles G., 1940-
Subject Education, Higher -- Economic aspects.
Universities and colleges -- Administration.
Universities and colleges -- Sociological aspects.
ISBN 1840649917