Where's the Geography department? The changing administrative place of Geography in UK higher education

Hall, Tim R and Toms, Phillip and McGuinness, Mark and Parker, Charlotte and Roberts, Neil (2015) Where's the Geography department? The changing administrative place of Geography in UK higher education. Area, 47 (1). pp. 56-64. ISSN 0004-0894

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Abstract

This paper considers recent patterns of departmental change in the management of Geography in UK universities. It notes the increasingly multidisciplinary management of Geography since the mid-1990s. Various measures of this trend are explored and discussed. The paper also considers the problematic accommodation of Geography within the faculty structures of institutions. These findings speak of a problematic identity for the discipline within this institutional context. The paper goes on to consider some of the impacts of these trends for the practice of Geography in UK higher education.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: United Kingdom; Geography department; Higher education; Multidisciplinarity; Management; Administration
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Natural & Social Sciences > Environmental Sciences
Research Priority Areas: Environmental Dynamics & Governance
Depositing User: Anne Pengelly
Date Deposited: 18 May 2016 08:25
Last Modified: 04 Aug 2017 13:56
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/3504

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