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Disciplinary Versus Institutional Approaches, Higher Education (2020)

Välimaa, J. (2020). Disciplinary Versus Institutional Approaches, Higher Education. In P. N. Teixeira, J. C. Shin, M. Klemenčič, G. Goastellec, A. Amaral, A. Magalhães, E. Choi, H. De Wit, F. Hunter, L. Rumbley, L. Unangst, T. Nokkala, J. Välimaa, B. Stensaker, P. Langa, G. Mohamedbhai, R. Yang, E. Balbachevsky, A. Bernasconi, & B. M. Kehm (Eds.), The International Encyclopedia of Higher Education Systems and Institutions. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-8905-9_327

JYU authors or editors

Publication details

All authors or editors: Välimaa, Jussi

Parent publication: The International Encyclopedia of Higher Education Systems and Institutions

Parent publication editors: Teixeira, Pedro Nuno; Shin, Jung Cheol; Klemenčič, Manja; Goastellec, Gaële; Amaral, Alberto; Magalhães, António; Choi, Edward; De Wit, Hans; Hunter, Fiona; Rumbley, Laura; Unangst, Lisa; Nokkala, Terhi; Välimaa, Jussi; Stensaker, Bjørn; Langa, Patricio; Mohamedbhai, Goolam; Yang, Rui; Balbachevsky, Elizabeth; Bernasconi, Andres; Kehm, Barbara M.

ISBN: 978-94-017-8904-2

Publication year: 2020

Number of pages in the book: 2767

Publisher: Springer

Place of Publication: Dordrecht

Publication country: Netherlands

Publication language: English

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-8905-9_327

Persistent website address: http://www.springer.com/la/book/9789401789042

Publication open access: Not open

Publication channel open access:

Publication is parallel published (JYX): https://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/74070

Additional information: Living reference work entry 2018: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-9553-1_327-1


Institutional perspectives focus on HEIs as organisations and disciplinary perspectives focus on HEIs as cultural entities. This entry discusses the strengths and weaknesses of cultural and institutional approaches to higher education and higher education research.

Keywords: system of higher education; institutions of higher education; scientific communities; operational culture; sociology of science; institutions (social mechanisms); institutionalism

Free keywords: agent theory; disciplinary cultures; historical institutionalism; institutional culture; new institutionalism; rational choice institutionalism; resource dependence theory; sociological institutionalism; systems of higher education

Contributing organizations

Ministry reporting: Yes

Reporting Year: 2020

JUFO rating: 2

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