Policy Governance without Government in European Higher Education
Kolokitha, M. 2014. Policy Governance without Government in European Higher Education. Power and Education. 6 (2), pp. 197-209.
The paper argues that the Bologna Process as a set of policy initiatives which exists at the margins of the EU framework embodies a case of Governmentality in a context of Governance without Government. This is due to the distinctive regulatory characteristics of the Bologna Process which encompass; its non-legislative character; the voluntary adaptation and participation of the member-states to the process; the extension of the Process to non EU members; and, finally, its peculiarity as a set of common guidelines, the realisation of which differ within each member-state. These characteristics introduce a modality of policy governance in European higher education that aims to tackle the challenges of globalisation beyond traditional forms of government.
|Journal||Power and Education|
|Journal citation||6 (2), pp. 197-209|
|Accepted author manuscript|
|Web address (URL)||http://dx.doi.org/10.2304/power.2014.6.2.197|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||05 Dec 2016|
|Copyright information||© 2014 SAGE Publications|
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