List of Contributors. Preface; ALBERTO AMARAL AND PETER MAASSEN. INTRODUCTION. European Integration and the Europeanisation of Higher
Education; PETER MAASSEN AND CHRISTINE MUSSELIN. PART I - THE MANY FACES AND LEVELS OF HIGHER EDUCATION POLICY MAKING IN THE EUROPEAN UNION. The Bologna Process as Alpha or Omega, Or, On Interpreting History and Context as Inputs to Bologna, Prague, Berlin and Beyond; GUY NEAVE. Process, Persistence and Pragmatism: Reconstructing the Creation of the European University Institute and the Erasmus Programme, 1955-89; ANN CORBETT. Boomerangs and Trojan Horses: The Unintended Consequences of Internationalising Education Policy Through the EU and the OECD; KERSTIN MARTENS AND KLAUS DIETER WOLF. Networking Administration in Areas of National Sensitivity:
The Commission and European Higher Education; ÅSE GORNITZKA. Policy Implementation Tools and European Governance; AMÉLIA VEIGA AND ALBERTO AMARAL. The Mission Impossible of the European University: Institutional Confusion and Institutional Diversity; JÜRGEN ENDERS AND HARRY DE BOER. PART II - BENEATH THE ARROW: THE RESPONSE OF HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEMS AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL. The Side Effects of the Bologna Process on National Institutional Settings: The Case of France; CHRISTINE MUSSELIN. The Implementation of the Bologna Process in Italy; ROBERTO MOSCATI. Europeanisation of Higher Education Governance in the Post-communist Context: The Case of the Czech Republic; PETR PABIAN. Parallel Universes and Common Themes: Reforms of Curricular Governance in the Bologna Context; JOHANNA WITTE. CONCLUSIONS. On Bologna, Weasels and Creeping Competence; ALBERTO AMARAL AND GUY NEAVE.
Offers a unique critical view of European higher education policies by well-known higher education researchers
Offers a combination of European policy implementation with national case studies
A critical analysis of the capacity of intervention of Brussels in areas of national sensitivity
A combination of an historical perspective with policy implementation analysis