List of Contributors. Books by Mary Henkel. Preface; I. BLEIKLIE. Introduction; I. BLEIKLIE et al. PART I - IDENTITIES. Being an Academic in a Time-Impoverished Age; R.BARNETT. Student Identities in Mass Higher Education; J. BRENNAN, K. PATEL. Emerging Academic Identities: A New Research and Policy Agenda; E. EL-KHAWAS. PART II - ACADEMIC WORK. Towards a Sociology of Academic Work; C. MUSSELIN. The University as Enterprise and Academic Co-determination; I.BLEIKLIE, S. MICHELSON. PART III - POLICY AND GOVERNANCE. Transforming Higher Education; A. AMARAL. The Modernisation of European Higher Education. National Policy Dynamics; P. MAASSEN. On Striking the Right Notes: Shifts in Governance and the Organisational Transformation of Universities; J. ENDERS et al. Transforming a Centralised Higher Education System: Reform and Academic Resistance in Italy; R. MOSCATI. PART IV - METHODS. On the Comparative Research in Higher Education; J. VAELIMAA. Index.