The second volume of the African Higher Education Dynamics Series brings together the research of an international network of higher education scholars with interest in higher education and student politics in Africa. Most authors are early career academics who teach and conduct research in universities across the continent and came together for a research project, and related workshops and a symposium on student representation in African higher education governance.
The book includes theoretical chapters on student organising, student activism and representation; chapters on historical and current developments in student politics in Anglophone and Francophone Africa, and in-depth case studies on student representation and activism in a cross-section of universities and countries.
The book provides a unique resource for academics, university leaders and student affairs professionals as well as student leaders and policy-makers in Africa and elsewhere.
Table of Contents
List of tables, figures and appendix tables | Acronyms and abbreviations | Acknowledgements |
Roles of Universities and the African Context Nico Cloete and Peter Maassen
Research Universities in Africa: An empirical overview of eight flagship universities Nico Cloete, Ian Bunting and Peter Maassen
Assessing the Performance of African Flagship Universities Ian Bunting, Nico Cloete, Henri Li Kam Wah and Florence Nakayiwa-Mayega
Research Output and International Research Cooperation in African Flagship Universities Robert Tijssen
South Africa as a PhD Hub in Africa? Nico Cloete, Charles Sheppard and Tracy Bailey
Faculty Perceptions of the Factors that Influence Research Productivity