Governance in education is well recognized as critical to institutional performance and effectiveness. Governance and Management of Higher Education in India is the fifth book in the series India Higher Education Report initiated by the Centre for Policy Research in Higher Education, National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration. The book examines macro issues of governance, focusing on the role of the state and market, regulation at national and state levels, and accountability measures. It also looks at institutional issues of autonomy, affiliation, teacher recruitment, and managing quality and excellence. The discussions in the book centre on theoretical perspectives and empirical evidences. The volume will be an important resource for academics, policy makers as well as scholars and researchers of public policy, political science and economics.

State, Market and Governance of Higher Education

State, market and governance of higher education
Kuldeep Mathur

The relationship between the state and market has undergone a remarkable change in recent years. The role of state in market intervention began to lose its sheen, and public discourse centred around the crucial role of markets in delivering public services. The ensuing neoliberal reforms were an effort to create a favourable environment for the private sector to grow and invest in India's development.

The introduction of neoliberal policies in 1991—1992 and the rise of associated discourse of governance have produced a fundamental shift in the way public institutions are defined and delivery of public services is perceived and designed. These reforms were also closely associated ...

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