Global Academic Movement: Wandering Scholars or Tradable Commodities?

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Title Global Academic Movement: Wandering Scholars or Tradable Commodities?
Author Bridges, Susan; Bartlett, Brendan John
Journal Name Journal of the World Universities Forum
Editor Fazal Rizvi, Bill Cope & Mary Kalantzis
Year Published 2008
Place of publication Melbourne, Australia
Publisher Common Ground
Abstract Academic movement across the globe has a vital history from the wandering scholars of the middle ages to the current European Union researcher mobility projects. In this paper, we briefly examine the historical forces that have prompted academics to venture around the world. We then focus on the current phenomenon of ‘internationalisation’ and examine its rebirth as academic policy. In particular, we ask how interpretations of ‘internationalisation’ have affected academics’ inclinations to tread a global campus.
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Volume 1
Issue Number 6
Page from 91
Page to 98
ISSN 1835-2030
Date Accessioned 2009-02-19
Language en_US
Faculty Arts, Education and Law
Subject PRE2009-Sociology of Education
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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