Rankings gone global

global rankingsBased on a unified case methodology of 11 key countries and academic institutions, The Global Academic Rankings Game (Routledge, 2016) provides expert analysis on how academic rankings are becoming increasingly visible and influential on the international stage. The volume is co-edited by Lynch School of Education Research Professor Philip Altbach, founding director of the Center for International Higher Education, CIHE Associate Director Laura Rumbley and Maria Yudkevich. Each chapter provides an overview of government and national policies as well as an in-depth examination of the impact that rankings have played on policy, practice, and academic life in Australia, Chile, China, Germany, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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