Pushing universities to market their products

Redefinitions of academic activities in Finland

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During the last decade Finnish universities have been obliged to respond to changing socioeconomic pressures. In the welfare state period, the university policy emphasized social and regional equality and democratization. The universities were expected to contribute to the common good. But from the end of the 1980s, the goals of the welfare state have been complemented or substituted by the neo-liberal ideals that rely on the logic of market forces. This has meant new social values and roles for the universities. The universities are pushed to specify their areas of expertise and compete for both public and private resources. These pressures stem from national technology and innovation policies as well as from the policies of the European Union. In this chapter we explore these two periods of change from the aspect of the universities. Because the universities differ in size, disciplinary composition and background they also experience the pressures differently. We take a close look at three leading Finnish universities during these two periods and their responses to the almost opposite pressures of welfare state ideology and neo-liberalism.
Alkuperäiskielienglanti
OtsikkoComparative Perspectives on Universities
ToimittajatRagnvald Kalleberg, Fredrik Engelstad, Grete Brochmann, Arnlaug Leira, Lars Mjoset
Sivumäärä48
Vuosikerta2000
KustantajaJAI PRESS INC
Julkaisupäivä2000
Sivut165-212
ISBN (painettu)978-0-7623-0679-4
ISBN (elektroninen)978-1-84950-059-3
TilaJulkaistu - 2000
OKM-julkaisutyyppiA3 Kirjan tai muun kokoomateoksen osa

Julkaisusarja

NimiComparative Social Research
KustantajaJai Press Inc
Vuosikerta19

Tieteenalat

  • 5141 Sosiologia

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Häyrinen-Alestalo, M., Snell, K., & Peltola, U. (2000). Pushing universities to market their products: Redefinitions of academic activities in Finland. teoksessa R. Kalleberg, F. Engelstad, G. Brochmann, A. Leira, & L. Mjoset (Toimittajat), Comparative Perspectives on Universities (Vuosikerta 2000, Sivut 165-212). (Comparative Social Research; Vuosikerta 19). JAI PRESS INC.
Häyrinen-Alestalo, Marja ; Snell, Karoliina ; Peltola, Ulla. / Pushing universities to market their products : Redefinitions of academic activities in Finland. Comparative Perspectives on Universities. Toimittaja / Ragnvald Kalleberg ; Fredrik Engelstad ; Grete Brochmann ; Arnlaug Leira ; Lars Mjoset. Vuosikerta 2000 JAI PRESS INC, 2000. Sivut 165-212 (Comparative Social Research).
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Häyrinen-Alestalo, M, Snell, K & Peltola, U 2000, Pushing universities to market their products: Redefinitions of academic activities in Finland. julkaisussa R Kalleberg, F Engelstad, G Brochmann, A Leira & L Mjoset (toim), Comparative Perspectives on Universities. Vuosikerta 2000, Comparative Social Research, Vuosikerta 19, JAI PRESS INC, Sivut 165-212.

Pushing universities to market their products : Redefinitions of academic activities in Finland. / Häyrinen-Alestalo, Marja; Snell, Karoliina; Peltola, Ulla.

Comparative Perspectives on Universities. toim. / Ragnvald Kalleberg; Fredrik Engelstad; Grete Brochmann; Arnlaug Leira; Lars Mjoset. Vuosikerta 2000 JAI PRESS INC, 2000. s. 165-212 (Comparative Social Research; Vuosikerta 19).

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