Higher Education, Research, and Knowledge in the Asia-Pacific Region / Edition 1

Higher Education, Research, and Knowledge in the Asia-Pacific Region / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
1403970955
ISBN-13:
9781403970954
Pub. Date:
01/01/2007
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
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Higher Education, Research, and Knowledge in the Asia-Pacific Region / Edition 1

One of the first books to focus on different national perspectives of knowledge production and research in higher education in the Asia-Pacific region, it compares, contrasts, and critically analyzes how policy in Asia-Pacific countries is furthering a supportive (or non-supportive) environment for the promotion of research within higher education.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403970954
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 01/01/2007
Series: Issues in Higher Education Series
Edition description: 2006
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword; A.Arimoto Introduction and Overview; V.L.Meek & C.Suwanwela Modernisation, Development Strategies, and Knowledge Production in the Asia-Pacific Region; W.K. Cummings Key Research Policy Issues and the Changing Role of the State in the Asia-Pacific Region; G.Harman Impact of Policy Development on Higher Education Research in Australia; V.L.Meek Policy Debate on Research in Chinese Universities; W.Yu Between the Public and Private: the Indian Academic in Transition; K.Chanana Development and Impact of State policies on Higher Education Research in Indonesia; J.Koswara & M.K.Tadjudin National Scientific Policy and Higher Education Reforms in Japan; A. Arimoto Research and Indigenous Knowledge in Oceania; K. Helu-Thaman Higher Education Research in the Philippines: Policies, Practices and Problems: R.M.Salazar-Clemena Higher Education Reform in Thailand; C. Suwanwela Conclusion: Trends, Issues and Future Directions; V. L.Meek

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