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Global Perspectives on Higher Education

Philip G. Altbach
Format
Book
Published
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016.
Language
English
ISBN
9781421419268, 1421419262, 9781421419275, 1421419270
Contents
  • The Emergence and Reality of Contemporary Internationalization
  • Tracking a Global Academic Revolution
  • The Logic of Mass Higher Education
  • The Prospects for the BRICs : The New Academic Superpowers?
  • Internationalization and Global Tension : Lessons from History
  • Globalization and the University : Realities in an Unequal World
  • The Internationalization of Higher Education : Motivations and Realities
  • Higher Education Crosses Borders
  • The Globalization of Rankings
  • The Imperial Tongue : English as the Dominating Academic Language
  • The University as Center and Periphery
  • Research Universities in Developing Countries
  • Twisted Roots : The Western Impact on Asian Higher Education
  • Comparative Perspectives on Private Higher Education
  • Academic Freedom : International Realities and Challenges
  • The Giants Awake : Higher Education Systems in China and India
  • Academic Remuneration and Contracts : Global Trends and Realities
  • Student Political Activism.
Description
xvi, 332 pages ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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