Cultural Biases in Knowledge Organization Systems: A Discussion Regarding International University Rankings

José Augusto Chaves Guimarães, D. Grant Campbell, Suellen Oliveira Milani, Helber Holland


This paper aims to: 1. present university rankings as knowledge organization systems; 2. compare the structures from the following rankings: Times, QS, Shangai, and Linden; and 3. point out cultural biases which permeate these university rankings.

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