Government and Higher Education Relationships Across Three Continents: The Winds of Change

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New strategies and policies regarding higher education are needed to solve the present higher education crisis occurring in many developing countries. The important question is whether specific forms of government regulation are more effective than others in helping to solve this crisis. This title analyzes the relationships between government and higher education in a number of developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America, and explores the recent changes in these relationships in an attempt to find out...
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Overview

New strategies and policies regarding higher education are needed to solve the present higher education crisis occurring in many developing countries. The important question is whether specific forms of government regulation are more effective than others in helping to solve this crisis. This title analyzes the relationships between government and higher education in a number of developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America, and explores the recent changes in these relationships in an attempt to find out which are the most likely to solve the present crisis in higher education in developing countries. Case studies of specific countries are presented, exploring issues such as the market as a mechanism for coordination, autonomy in higher education, state control and supervision, governmental steering models, the question of 'governance fit' and innovations in higher education. The concluding chapter combines theoretical concepts with the observations recounted in the country case studies to formulate overall conclusions. This title will be of particular interest to administrators, researchers, policy makers and students in the fields of higher education and comparative and international education.

New strategies and policies regarding higher education are needed to solve the present higher education crisis occurring in many developing countries. The important question is whether specific forms of government regulation are more effective than others in helping to solve this crisis. This book addresses this question by analysing the relationships between government and higher education in 12 states in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Recent changes in these relationships are explored in an attempt to discover which are the most effective.

Each chapter contains a case study of a specific country, exploring issues such as the market as a mechanism for coordination, autonomy in higher education, state control and supervision, governmental steering models, the question of "governance fit" and innovations in higher education. The final chapter combines theoretical concepts with the observations made in the country case-studies to formulate overall conclusions

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780080423913
  • Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/31/1994
  • Series: Issues in Higher Education Series
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Pages: 344
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
1 Government and Higher Education in Developing Nations: A Conceptual Framework 1
2 Ghana: Relations between Government and Universities 22
3 Kenya: Management of Higher Education in Developing Countries: The Relationship between the Government and Higher Education 54
4 Tanzania: The State and Higher Education 74
5 Uganda: Higher Education and the State 87
6 People's Republic of China: Autonomy and Accountability: An Analysis of the Changing Relationships between the Government and Universities 106
7 India: Government and Higher Education 128
8 Philippines: The Anatomy of the Government-Higher Education Relationship 150
9 Singapore: University Autonomy versus State Control: The Singapore Experience 173
10 Argentina: The Federal Government and the Universities 193
11 Brazil: Higher Education and Government 210
12 Chile: Government and Higher Education 225
13 Mexico: Towards State Supervision? Changing Patterns of Governance in Mexican Higher Education 241
14 Conclusion 264
Subject Index 320
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