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Shattock, Michael – History of Education, 2014
This article seeks to compare the characteristics of the academic profession as described historically by Perkin in 1969 against the definitions of a profession derived from the published views of sociologists and others. It then measures the position of the academic community today against these definitions: a common range of professional tasks…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching (Occupation), Higher Education, Universities
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Shattock, Michael – History of Education, 2002
Discusses the educational history, in essay form, of Glasgow's (Scotland) higher education system, its relationship with the University Grants Committee and other civic/public universities of the twentieth century. Concludes that civic universities have lost their definingly unique characteristics by conforming to the format of other civic…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Research, Foreign Countries