Professor Ronald Barnett

Recent Publications

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- Chapters in books
- Papers in Journals
- Articles
- Forewords in books
- Other Output

Chapters in books

2020

(Chapters in Books)

(in Barnett, R and Jackson, N (eds) ) Ecologies for Learning and Practice: Emerging Ideas, Sightings and Possibilities, Routledge:

   - ‘Society as a Learning Ecology: Glimpsed and Now Disappearing?’
   - Jackson, N and Barnett, R, ‘The Very Idea of a Learning Ecology’
   - Barnett, R and Jackson, N, ‘Epilogue: Practice Seldom Makes Perfect but …’


  • ‘Ernest Gellner: Nought for Comfort?, in R Barnett and A Fulford (eds) Philosophers on the University. Dordrecht: Springer.

 

(in press)

  • ‘Considering the University’, in A Samalavicius (ed) Neoliberalism, Economism and Higher Education.  Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

  • ‘Realizing the World-Class University: an ecological approach’, in S Rider et al (eds) World-Class Universities: A Contested Concept.  Dordrecht: Springer. 
  • ‘The University: From Knowledge Socialism to Knowledge Cooperatives’, in Knowledge Socialism: The Rise of Peer Production: Collegiality, Collaboration and Collective Intelligence’, M A Peters and P Jandric (eds).
  • ‘Planning Education and Planning the University: a becoming-symbiosis’, in A Frank and A Pires (eds) Teaching Urban and Regional Planning: Innovative Pedagogies in Practice.  Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. 
  • (S Bengtsen and R Barnett)The Philosophy of Higher Education: its Four Pillars’, in on-line Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy of Education.
  • ‘Towards a Post-Human Education for the Twenty-first Century’, in T Airksinen, P Batra and S Webster (eds)  Human Education in the 3rd Millenium,  Dordrecht: Springer.
  • ‘The End of Academic Freedom: two displacements and new ends for it’, in R Watermeyer, M Olssen, and R Raaper (eds) Handbook on Academic Freedom.  Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

 

2019

(Chapters in Books)

  • ‘Beyond Free Speech: Conditions of Academic Engagement’, Afterword in Y Waghid and N Davids, Free Speech, Universities and Pedagogical Encounters.  Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.
  • ‘Scholarship in the University: an ecological perspective’, in Stephen Crump, Antony Drew and Gordon Redding (eds), Oxford Handbook of Comparative Higher Education Systems and University Management. 
  • ‘Leadership and Critical Thinking: Oxymoron and a Feasible Utopia’, in J Jameson (ed) International Perspectives on Leadership in Higher Education: Critical Thinking for Global Challenges.  London and New York: Routledge.
  • ‘Re-Valuing the University: An Ecological Approach’, in J Jameson and P Gibbs, (eds) Values of, and in, the University in a Time of Uncertainty.  Dordrecht: Springer. 
  • ‘Supercomplexity and education research: six scholarships’, in L Ling and P Ling (eds) Emerging Methods and Paradigms in Scholarship and Education Research.  IGI Global.
  • Süper Karmaşıklık Çağında Üniversite ve Bilgi’, (‘University Knowledge in an age of Supercomplexity’),  in Kurtoğlu, M. eds. Neoliberalizm, Bilgi ve Üniversiteler: Eleştirel Yükseköğretim Araştırmalarına Giriş. Notabene Yayınları. İstanbul. pp. 99-114.
  • ‘Coda: Beyond Free Speech: Conditions of Academic Engagement’, in N Davids and Y Waghid, Universities, Pedagogical Encounters, Openness and Free Speech.  Lanham, Maryland: Lexington.  pp103-117.

 

2018

  • ‘Culture and the University: An Ecological Approach’, in A Stoller and E Kramer (eds) Philosophical Proposals for the University: Towards a Philosophy of Higher Education.  Palgrave Macmillan.
  •  (with Michael Peters) ‘Introduction’, The Idea of the University, Volume One.  Peter Lang. 
  • ‘The Thinking University: two versions, rival and complementary’, in R Barnett and S Bengtsen (eds), The Thinking University.   Dordrecht: Springer.
  • ‘The Ecological University: a university whose time has come’, in Ronald Barnett and Michael Peters (eds) The Idea of the University – volume 2, Contemporary Perspectives, New York, Peter Lang.

 

 

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Papers in Journals

 

2020

  • Guzmán-Valenzuela, C, Barnett, R, and Labrana, J, ‘Consensus and Dissensus: changing perceptions of the public dimension of universities in a marketized environment’, Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 42 (1) 49-67.First online: 27 August.

      https://doi.org/10.1080/1360080X.2019.1658850

 

2019

  • Bengtsen, S S E and Barnett, R, ‘Higher education and alien ecologies: Exploring the Dark Ontology of the University’, Journal of Philosophy of Higher Education, 1 (1) 17-40.
  • ‘The Thoughtful University: A Feasible Utopia’, Beijing International Review of Education, 1 (1) 55-72. 
  • Guzmán-Valenzuela, C and Barnett, R, ‘Patterns of Theory use in qualitative research in higher education studies in Latin America: a geopolitical interpretation’, International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education.  DOI: 10.1080/09518398.2019.1597213
  •  ‘University Challenge:  Division, Discourse and Democracy’, Postdigital Science and Education.  First online: 23 April. Print: ISSN 2524-485X
  • ‘Towards the Creative University: 5 Forms of Creativity’, Higher Education Quarterly. (Accepted 12 August, 2019) . DOI:10.1111/hequ.12231
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    2018

    • ‘The University after Postmodernism: An Ecological Approach’, Educational Philosophy and Theory, 50 (14) 1537-1538.
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    Articles

    2020

    (in press)

    • ‘On Recovering Spirit in the World’, contribution to collective article in Postdigital Science and Education on ‘Enchantment, Disenchantment, Re-enchantment: Postdigital relationships between science, philosophy, and religion.

     

    2019

    • ‘Re-imagining the University: An Ecological Perspective’, in HERDSA CONNECT, HERDSA magazine, Australia, 41 (3) 2-3.

     

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    Forewords in books

    2019

    • Foreword for Yusef Waghid and Nuraan Davids, The Thinking University Expanded: On Profanation, Play and Education.
    • Foreword for Tone Dyrdal Solbrekke and Ciaran Sugrue, Leading Higher Education for Public Good: Re-kindling education as praxis. Routledge.

     

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    Other Output

    2020

     

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