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Higher Education Dynamics #42: The Forefront of International Higher Education: A Festschrift in Honor of Philip G. Altbach

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This book honours the academic trajectory and global impact of Philip G. Altbach, one of the most important education comparativists for over forty years. It offers a fresh examination of the current state of the field of comparative higher education.

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1. Introduction; Alma Maldonado-Maldonado and Roberta Malee Bassett.- 2. The Complexity of Higher Education. A Career in Academics and Activism; Philip G. Altbach.- PART 1: Academic Profession.- 3. Academe: A Profession Like No Other; James J.F. Forest.- 4. How Does National Context Shape Academic Work and Careers? The Prospects for Some Empirical Answers; Martin Finkelstein.- 5. Academic Drift in Brazilian Education; Simon Schwartzman.- PART 2: Internationalization of Higher Education.- 6. Is Internationalization Having an Identity Crisis?; Jane Knight.- 7. The Different Faces and Phases of Internationalization of Higher Education; Hans de Wit.- 8. Internationalization Revisited; Patti McGill Peterson and Robin Matross Helms.- PART 3: Academic Mobility.- 9. Redefining Academic Mobility: From the Pursuit of Scholarship to the Pursuit of Revenue; Liz Risberg and Laura Rumbley.- 10. Academic Mobility as Social Mobility (or, the Point of No Return); Alma Maldonado-Maldonado.- PART 4: Regional Perspectives.- 11. The Impact of Convergent Higher Education Reforms in Europe; Ulrich Teichler.- 12. Research Universities in Latin America: Public Policy and Political Constrains; Jorge Balán.- 13. Phillip G. Altbach, Research Universities, and African Higher Education; Jose Cossa;- 14. The Development of Private Higher Education in Japan since the 1960s: A Re-Examination of a Center-Periphery Paradigm; Akiyoshi Yonezawa.-15. Whither Innovations in Higher Education in India; N. Jayaram.- PART 5: Global Perspectives.- 16. Global Diversity: Emerging Trends; Heather Eggins.- 17. International Quality Assurance:

Product Details

ISBN:
9789400770843
Author:
Maldonado Maldonado, Alma
Publisher:
Springer
Author:
Maldonado-Maldonado, Alma
Author:
Alma Maldonado Maldonado
Author:
Bassett, Roberta Malee
Location:
Dordrecht
Subject:
Higher
Subject:
Academic Mobility
Subject:
academic profession
Subject:
Commercialization in Higher Education
Subject:
Comparative Higher Education
Subject:
ESD
Subject:
education for sustainable development
Subject:
Financing of Higher Education
Subject:
Globalization and Internationalization in Education
Subject:
Innovation Policies in Higher Education
Subject:
International Higher Education
Subject:
Massification of Higher Education
Subject:
Phil Altbach
Subject:
Policy Development in Education
Subject:
Reforms in Higher Education
Subject:
World-Class Universities
Subject:
Higher education
Subject:
International and Comparative Education
Subject:
Educational Policy and Politics
Subject:
Education-Higher Education
Subject:
Education
Subject:
B
Subject:
Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
Subject:
Education, higher
Copyright:
Edition Description:
2014
Series:
Higher Education Dynamics
Series Volume:
42
Publication Date:
20130801
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
230
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm

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