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Regimes of performance: practices of the normalised self in the neoliberal university
(Taylor & Francis, 2013-11-07)
Universities today inescapably find themselves part of nationally and globally competitive networks that appear firmly inflected by neoliberal concerns of rankings, benchmarking and productivity. This, of course, has in ...
Governing the academic subject: Foucault, governmentality and the performing university
(Taylor & Francis, 2013-11-19)
Drawing on research conducted at National University of Ireland, Galway, this paper explores how senior managers at an Irish university are seeking to measure and facilitate academic performance in the context of national ...
Field-based learning: the challenge of practising participatory knowledge
(Taylor & Francis, 2013-05-14)
In 2009, Geography at National University of Ireland, Galway, launched a new taught master's programme, the MA in Environment, Society and Development. The vision for the programme was to engage students in the analysis ...