International Handbook of Higher Education

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This book provides a central, authoritative source of reference on the most essential topics of higher education. The International Handbook of Higher Education combines a rich diversity of scholarly perspectives with a wide range of internationally derived descriptions and analyses. Chapters in the first volume cover central themes in the study of higher education, while contributors to the second volume focuses on contemporary higher education issues within specific countries or regions. Together, these volumes provide a centralized, easily accessible, yet scholarly source of information.




1 Introduction Philip G. Altbach and James J. F. Forest

2 The Academic Profession Jürgen Enders

3 Accountability and Quality Assurance: New Issues for Academic Inquiry Elaine El-Khawas

4 Curricula in International Perspective Lisa R. Lattuca

5 Doctoral Education: Present Realities and Future Trends Philip G. Altbach

6 Higher Education Finance: Trends and Issues Arthur M. Hauptman

7 For-Profit Higher Education: U.S. Tendencies, International Echoes Kevin Kinser and Daniel C. Levy

8 Globalization and the University: Realities in an Unequal World Philip G. Altbach
9 Governance and Administration: Organizational and Structural Trends Barbara Sporn

10 History of Universities Harold Perkin

11 Internationalization: Concepts, Complexities and Challenges Jane Knight

12 Higher Education Management: Challenges and Strategies George Keller

13 Reflections on the Transition from Elite to Mass to Universal Access: Forms and Phases of Higher Education in Modern Societies since WWII Martin Trow

14 The Private Fit in the Higher Education Landscape Daniel C. Levy

15 Beyond Private Gain: The Public Benefits of Higher Education David E. Bloom, Matthew Hartley, and Henry Rosovsky

16 Research and Scholarship Grant Harman

17 Student Politics: Activism and Culture Philip G. Altbach

18 Teaching and Learning in Higher Education James J. F. Forest

19 Rhetoric or Reality? Technology in Borderless Higher Education Svava Bjarnason

About the Editors
About the Contributors

Preface to Volume Two


20 Higher Education in the Arab World Linda Herrera

21 Higher Education in Central and Eastern Europe Peter Scott

22 Higher Education in Developing Countries David E. Bloom and Henry Rosovsky

23 European Integration in Higher Education: The Bologna Process Towards a European Higher Education Area Hans de Wit

24 Higher Education in French-Speaking Sub-Saharan Africa Juma Shabani

25 Latin American University Transformation of the 1990s: Altered Identities? Marcela Mollis

26 Higher Education in Scandinavia Evanthia Kalpazidou Schmidt

27 Higher Education in Southeast Asia in the Era of Globalization Molly N.N. Lee

28 Higher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa Damtew Teferra


29 Argentina Ana M. García de Fanelli

30 Australia Simon Marginson
31 Brazil Simon Schwartzman

32 Canada Glen A. Jones

33 Chili José Joaquín Brunner and Anthony Tillett

34 China Ruth Hayhoe and Qiang Zha

35 Egypt Iman Farag

36 France Christine Musselin

37 Germany Barbara M. Kehm

38 India N. Jayaram

39 Indonesia M. K. Tadjudin

40 Iran Abbas Bazargan

41 Israel Yaacov Iram

42 Italy Roberto Moscati

43 Japan Akiyoshi Yonezawa

44 Kenya Charles K. Ngome

45 Korea Namgi Park

46 Mexico Hugo Casanova-Cardiel

47 The Netherlands Egbert de Weert

48 Nigeria Munzali Jibril

49 Poland Wojciech Duczmal

50 Russia Anna Smolentseva

51 South Africa Chika Trevor Sehoole

52 Spain José-Ginés Mora

53 Turkey Hasan Simsek

54 United Kingdom Michael Shattock

55 United States Peter D. Eckel and Jacqueline E. King
About the Editors

About the Contributors



".. The volume is indeed very rich with in-depth, scholarly and analytical contributions made by as many as 50 serious researchers to various aspects of higher education. The empirical insights the various contributors provide are valuable and educational planners and researchers would find the handbook immensely useful."
Journal of Educational Planning and Administration, volume XXI, no. 1, January 2007
EAN: 9781402040115
ISBN: 1402040113
Untertitel: Part One: Global Themes and Contemporary Challenges, Part Two: Regions and Countries. (in 2 volumes, not available separately). Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2006
Seitenanzahl: XII
Format: gebunden
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