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Higher Education in an International Perspective: Critical Issues
     

Higher Education in an International Perspective: Critical Issues

by Philip G. Altbach (Editor), Zaghloul Morsy (Editor)
 
This comprehensive overview of developments in the world's universities in the last decade of the 20th century offers reprinted essays that are written by experts from the countries and regions examined, a diversity made possible by UNESCO's worldwide network. The book focuses on several key issues in comparative perspective, including fiscal issues and university

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This comprehensive overview of developments in the world's universities in the last decade of the 20th century offers reprinted essays that are written by experts from the countries and regions examined, a diversity made possible by UNESCO's worldwide network. The book focuses on several key issues in comparative perspective, including fiscal issues and university reform in the Arab countries, Africa, western Europe, Russia, and other nations. The coverage combines an analytical approach with valuable current data on the state of higher education.

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Truly international in scope, the 16 essays reflect issues in higher education from developing countries' viewpoints as well as fresh insights from the West. Originally published in UNESCO's quarterly review of education, Prospects, nos. 78 and 79, 1991, the essays discuss: changing roles in higher education, accountability and autonomy, open universities, privatization, development, and case studies. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815323365
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/28/1996
Series:
IBE Studies on Education Series , #3
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.00(d)

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