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Rankings gone global

Based 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 … Continue reading

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Altbach’s Global Perspectives

Research Professor Philip G. Altbach, founding director of the Center for International Higher Education, is a leading authority on higher education worldwide. His new book, Global Perspectives on Higher Education (John Hopkins University Press, 2016), reflects his scholarship based on … Continue reading

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Who owns national terrority?

Sociologist and author Saskia Sassen will present “Who owns national territory? Who owns the city?” on Oct. 15 at 5:00 p.m. in Devlin Hall, Room 101. Among her books are Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy, Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global … Continue reading

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Global justice

Boston College Law  School Professor Frank J. Garcia has a new book out titled Global Justice and International Economic Law: Three Takes (Cambridge University Press). Garcia is a scholar known for his work in international economic law, social justice and … Continue reading

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