This chapter examines the goepolitics of higher academic science. It considers the ways in which academic science may be geopolitical, examines concepts used to understand the geopolitics of science, and describes the contemporary landscape. The chaper concludes by developing further concepts to understand the geopolitics of academic science. As many countries exhibit nationalist politics, while globalized science remains ascendant, it may be worth considering ways in which global science is harnessed by nationalists.
Brendan Cantwell and Adam Grimm
Edited by Brendan Cantwell, Hamish Coates and Roger King
Brendan Cantwell, Hamish Coates and Roger King
This chapter introduces this Handbook on the Politics of Higher Education. It starts by advancing ideas and frames to position the following chapters, and then considers broad rationales for the book. The chapter closes by surveying the Handbook’s five parts, and providing a brief overview of the 28 chapters that follow.