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From the Publisher...Gürüz undertakes the very difficult task of presenting the changing flows of international students across countries and history ... Higher Education and International Student Mobility in the Global Knowledge Economy provides a balanced, comprehensive overview of international student mobility while recognizing the powerful role of market forces on the shifting educational landscape.— Comparative Education Review
"...Gürüz's book is a powerful and remarkably comprehensive work dealing with a wide array of interconnected topics and complex data relating to globalisation and international student mobility ... [it] is a wonderful read on many levels and clearly represents decades of careful data analysis and synthesis."— International Review of Education
"Higher education has exploded globally, and Gürüz's excellent, timely study is as useful a guidebook as one will find to this new (even revolutionary) world."— CHOICE
"Gürüz does a nice job of relating the theme of mobility to the historical development of higher education and other trends over time. He brings an important cross-cultural perspective to the topic."— Philip G. Altbach, coeditor of The Racial Crisis in American Higher Education: Continuing Challenges for the Twenty-first Century, Revised Edition
"The book is a grand sweep of the history of higher education from an international comparative perspective, with country-by-country descriptions of institutional patterns, enrollments, governance, recent trends in relationships to the state, the emergence and growth of private institutions, the diversification of revenues, and the increasing internationalization of knowledge, students, scholars, and institutional providers."— D. Bruce Johnstone, coeditor of Cost-sharing and Accessibility in Higher Education: A Fairer Deal?"