Professionalism, Managerialism and Reform in Higher Education and the Health Services

The European Welfare State and the Rise of the Knowledge Society

  • Teresa Carvalho
  • Rui Santiago

Part of the Issues in Higher Education book series (IHIGHER)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

    1. Rui Santiago, Teresa Carvalho
      Pages 1-12
  3. Professionals in Higher Education

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Guy Neave
      Pages 15-29
    3. Teresa Carvalho, Rui Santiago
      Pages 30-63
  4. Professionals in Health

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-79
    2. Helena Hirvonen
      Pages 81-101
    3. Mike Dent
      Pages 119-134
    4. Tiago Correia, Graça Carapinheiro, Helena Serra
      Pages 151-171
  5. Conclusions

    1. Teresa Carvalho, Rui Santiago
      Pages 172-180
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 181-185

About this book


Over the past three decades, professions across the European Union have faced significant and radical challenges. This book analyses three professional groups involved in the academic and health sectors and how they are affected by different national Welfare State models such as Mediterranean, Scandinavian and Anglo Saxon.


Welfare state Knowledge society Knowledge economy New Public Management Academics Doctors Nurses Professionalism education European Union (EU) higher education labor market

Editors and affiliations

  • Teresa Carvalho
    • 1
  • Rui Santiago
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Aveiro and CIPESPortugal

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