Handbook on globalization and higher education

Higher education has entered centre-stage in the context of the knowledge economy and has been deployed in the search for economic competitiveness and social development. Against this backdrop, this highly illuminating Handbook explores worldwide convergences and divergences in national higher educa...

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Main Author: King, Roger
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Other Authors: Naidoo, Rajani, Marginson, Simon
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham, U.K Edward Elgar 2011
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Summary:Higher education has entered centre-stage in the context of the knowledge economy and has been deployed in the search for economic competitiveness and social development. Against this backdrop, this highly illuminating Handbook explores worldwide convergences and divergences in national higher education systems resulting from increased global co-operation and competition
pt. 1. Generic -- pt. 2. Case studies -- pt. 3. Global governance
Physical Description:xviii, 541 p ill
ISBN:9780857937650
9780857936233
9781848445857