The Global Future of Higher Education and the Academic Profession: The BRICs and the United States
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The Global Future of Higher Education and the Academic Profession: The BRICs and the United States

by P. Altbach
     
 

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This is the first book to critically analyze the future of higher education systems in the four BRIC countries - Brazil, Russia, India and China - and the USA, analyzing academic salaries, contracts and working conditions and how national policy will affect the academic profession in each context.

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This is the first book to critically analyze the future of higher education systems in the four BRIC countries - Brazil, Russia, India and China - and the USA, analyzing academic salaries, contracts and working conditions and how national policy will affect the academic profession in each context.

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"policymakers and ... those interested in global issues in higher education, including scholars in international and comparative higher education, will find a wealth of interesting facts and comparisons in this volume." - Higher Education

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230369788
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
02/05/2013
Edition description:
2013
Pages:
206
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Martin J. Finkelstein, Seton Hall University, USA

Kevin W. Iglesias, Seton Hall University, USA

N. Jayaram, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla, India

Ma Wanhua, Center for International Higher Education at Peking University, China

Simon Schwartzman, Instituto de Estudos do Trabalho e Sociedade, Brazil

Wen Jianbo, Central University of Finance and Economics, China

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