Globalisation, Higher Education, the Labour Market and Inequality

Globalisation, Higher Education, the Labour Market and Inequality

by Antonia Kupfer (Editor)


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ISBN-13: 9781138817661
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/27/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Antonia Kupfer is Senior Lecturer at the University of Southampton, UK and Visiting Scholar of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, USA. Her research fields are social theories, education, social inequality and gender.

Table of Contents

Introduction Antonia Kupfer 1. Towards a Theoretical Framework for the Comparative Understanding of Higher Education, the Labour Market and Inequality Antonia Kupfer 2. Trajectories of higher education system differentiation: structural policy-making and the impact of tuition fees in England and Australia Colin McCaig 3. Educational reform, inequality and the structure of higher education in New Zealand Robert Strathdee 4. Why are higher education participation rates in Germany so low? Institutional barriers to higher education expansion Justin Powell and Heike Solga 5. Credential inflation and employment in ‘universal’ higher education: enrolment, expansion, and (in)equity via privatization in Japan Takehiko Kariya 6. Humboldt goes to the labour market: how academic higher education fuels labour market success in the Czech Republic Petr Pabian, Karel Sima and Lucie Kyncilova 7. Young people’s management of the transition from education to employment in the knowledge-based sector in Shanghai Qi Wang and John Lowe 8. The structure and silence of the cognotariat Christopher Newfield 9. Gender equality policies and higher education careers Caroline Berggren 10. Elusive equity in doctoral education in South Africa and international Competitiveness Chaya Herman

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