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The Law of Higher Education 2nd ed (eBook)

Edited by: Dennis Farrington, David Palfreyman

ISBN13: 9780191634642
Published: March 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
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The Law of Higher Education has been fully updated to take account of the many legislative changes which have come into force since the publication of the first edition in 2006.

  • The impact of new charity law;
  • changes in governance structures;
  • developments in the law of employment;
  • academic freedom issues;
  • and the increasing presence of academies and other private Higher Education Institutions are all dealt with in detail, with reference to and analysis of the relevent case law throughout.
Although focussing on UK laws, the new edition includes expanded material on the international context, which has become particularly important as institutions are increasingly involved in international exchanges and collaborations, as well as being subject to the increasing globalisation of higher education.

New to this edition:-

  • Fully revised and updated to take account of the developments in the legal framework of higher education, particularly changes to charity law, governance structures, and data protection and freedom of information
  • Increased focus on the international context of higher education law and practice
  • Written by two leading practitioners, this comprehesive and practical guide to the law of higher education in the UK provides extensive analysis of the complex legal framework in which universities work and the remedies which may be sought in the event of disputes.

Education Law, eBooks
Part One: The National and International Context
1: Higher Education Law - The National Context
2: Higher Education Law - The International Context
3: The Legal Status of Higher Education Institutions and Privatisation
4: The Role of Government, the Funding Councils, OFFA and QAA

Part Two: Governance and Management of Highe Education Institutions
5: Governance Structures
6: Officers and Managers
7: Charity Trusteeship and Personal Liability
8: The Law of Meetings
9: Student Unions

Part Three - Higher Education Institutions: Staff and Students
10: Employment - Introduction and Individual Issues Except Discrimination
11: Employment - Discrimination and Collective Issues
12: The Student-HEI Contract

Part Four: Contrasting Freedoms
13: Academic Freedon and HEI Autonomy
14: Ownership and Exploitation of Intellectual Property
15: Data Protection and Freedom of Information

Part Five: Higher Education Institutions as Businesses
16: Trading Companies
17: Agreements with Institutions and Organisations

Part Six: Property and Estate Issues
18: HEI Premises: Occupier's liabilty and Disability Discrimination
19: Campus Security
20: Student Residential Accomodation
21: Health and Safety

Part Seven: Risk Assessment, Preventative Action, and Dispute Management
22: Risk Assesment and Management
23: Dispute Management

Part Eight: Comparative Studies
24: Higher Education Law in Other Common Law Systems
25: Higher Education Law in the European Civil Law Systems

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