Globalisation, Trade Liberalisation, and Higher Education in North America: The Emergence of a New Market under NAFTA? / Edition 1

Globalisation, Trade Liberalisation, and Higher Education in North America: The Emergence of a New Market under NAFTA? / Edition 1

by C.W. Barrow, S. Didou-Aupetit, J. Mallea
     
 

ISBN-10: 140201791X

ISBN-13: 9781402017919

Pub. Date: 12/31/2003

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

This study is the first effort to document the extent of NAFTA's impact on higher education. Through case studies, the authors analyze higher education policy in Canada, Mexico, and the USA using a common theoretical framework that identifies economic globalization, international trade liberalization, and post-industrialization as common structural factors exerting

Overview

This study is the first effort to document the extent of NAFTA's impact on higher education. Through case studies, the authors analyze higher education policy in Canada, Mexico, and the USA using a common theoretical framework that identifies economic globalization, international trade liberalization, and post-industrialization as common structural factors exerting a significant influence on higher education in the three countries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402017919
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
12/31/2003
Series:
Higher Education Dynamics Series, #4
Edition description:
2003
Pages:
255
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Figures and Tables
Acknowledgments
Preface
1 Globalisation, Trade Liberalisation, and the Knowledge Economy
2 The Premise and the Promise of North American Higher Education
3 Globalisation, NAFTA, and Higher Education in the USA
4 Globalisation, NAFTA, and Higher Education in Canada
5 Globalisation, NAFTA, and Higher Education in Mexico
6 The Triumph of the Market Model in North American Higher Education
Appendix A The Wingspread Statement
Appendix B The Vancouver Communiqué
Appendix C Members of the North American Consortium for Higher Education Collaboration
Appendix D USAID/ALO Higher Education Linkage Project
References

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