ERIC Number: ED362141
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Higher Education in International Perspective - Toward the 21st Century.
Morsy, Zaghloul, Ed.; Altbach, Philip G.
This book presents a collection of essays dealing with key issues and trends facing the future of higher education on the international level as the world moves into the 21st century. Essays and their authors are as follows: "The Idea of the University: Changing Roles, Current Crisis and Future Challenges" (Torsten Husen); "Patterns in Higher Education Development: Towards the Year 2000" (Philip G. Altbach); "Autonomy and Accountability in Higher Education" (Orlando Albornoz); "Open Universities: A Comparative Approach" (Tony Kaye, Greville Rumble); "Privatization of Higher Education" (Jandhyala B. G. Tilak); "University, Research, Development" (Abdallah Laroui); "Universities and National Development: Issues and Problems in Developing Countries" (Lawrence J. Saha); "Rethinking the Financing of Post-Compulsory Education" (Jean-Claude Eicher, Thierry Chevaillier); "French Speaking Universities in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Critical Impasse" (Francois Orivel); "Latin America: Higher Education in a Lost Decade" (Simon Schwartzman); "The Problems of Higher Education in the Arab States" (Raji Abou-Chacra); "Higher Education and Development: The Experience of Four Newly Industrializing Countries in Asia" (Jasbir Sarjit Singh); "The Development of Higher Education in Eastern and Central Europe in the Aftermath of Recent Changes" (Jan Sadlak); "'Soviet' Higher Education in a Changing Political, Social and Economic Context" (Stanislav Merkuriev); "Changing Higher Education Policy: Three Western Models" (Osmo Kivinen, Risto Rinne); "Higher Education in the United States in the Year 2000" (D. Bruce Johnstone); and "Promoting Higher Education's Contribution to the Developing European Community" (Hywel Ceri Jones). (Papers include references.) (GLR)
Descriptors: Accountability, Case Studies, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Educational Finance, Educational Planning, Educational Trends, Essays, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Institutional Autonomy, Long Range Planning, Political Influences, Relevance (Education), Research and Development, Trend Analysis
Advent Books, Inc., 141 East 44th Street, New York, NY 10017 (ISBN-0-89891-066-8: $37.50); United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 7 place de Fontenoy, Paris, France (ISBN-92-3-102827-8).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Buffalo. Comparative Education Center.; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Identifiers - Location: Africa; Asia; USSR