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Performative Accountability and the UK Research Assessment Exercise

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This paper uses data from the submissions to, and ratings from, RAE 2001 to reflect on shifts in public understandings of institutional research accountability over the past two decades in the United Kingdom. In particular, it looks at what has been described as a decline of professional and communicative modes of accountability in favour of more technical and managerial ones. This shift was accompanied by a conceptual change, from accountability as responsibility and communicative reason to ...

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University of Oxford
Division:
Societies, Other & Subsidiary Companies
Department:
Kellogg College
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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RMIT University Publisher's website
Journal:
ACCESS: Critical Perspectives on Communication, Cultural and Policy Studies Journal website
Publication date:
2008-01-01
ISSN:
0111-8889
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572341
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2017-05-03

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