The Social Role of Higher Education: Comparative Perspectives

The Social Role of Higher Education: Comparative Perspectives

by Ken Kempner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815317654

ISBN-13: 9780815317654

Pub. Date: 07/28/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Overview

First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815317654
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/1996
Series:
RoutledgeFalmer Studies in Higher Education Series, #7
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

Academic Culture in an International Context, Ken Kempner and William G. Tierney * Academic Profession and the Culture of the Faculty: A Perspective on Latin American Universities, William G. Tierney * Modernistic Traditions of Japanese Higher Education, Ken Kempner and Misao Makino * Cultural Influences on Higher Education in Thailand, Varaporn Bovonsiri, Pornlerd Uampuang, and Gerald Fry * Modernity on the Periphery: Expansion and Cultural Change in Mexican Public Universities, Rollin Kent * Culture and the Role of Women In a Latin American University: The Case of the University of Costa Rica, Susan B. Twombly * Political Economy of Entrepreneurial Culture in Higher Education: Policies toward Foreign Students in Australia and the United States, Gary Rhoades and Don Smart * Educational Decentralization in Latin America: The Case of Chile, Claudio Figueroa and Marcos Valle * Private and Public Intellectuals in Finland, Jussi VSlimaa * Contributors * Index

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