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ERIC Number: ED406911
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 371
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: 0-8153-2505-3
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Higher Education Research at the Turn of the New Century: Structures, Issues, and Trends. Garland Studies in Higher Education, Volume 10.
Sadlak, Jan, Ed.; Altbach, Philip G., Ed.
This collection of 15 essays provides a state of the art report on research activities in higher education since the early 1980s. It includes: (1) "Research on Higher Education: Global Perspectives" (Philip G. Altbach); (2) "Research on Higher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa" (Corbin Michel Guedegbe); (3) "Research on Higher Education in a Multitude of Systems: The Case of the Arab Region" (Shafiqa E. Abbas); (4) "Research on Higher Education in South Asia: Old Problems and New Challenges" (N. Jayaram); (5) "Research on Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Quest for Increased Coordination and Relevance" (Carmen Garcia Guadilla); (6) "Research on Higher Education in Western Europe: From Policy Advice to Self-Reflection" (Edgar Frackmann); (7) "Research on Higher Education in Central and Eastern Europe: Accumulated Experiences and New Frameworks" (Hanna Jablonska-Skinder and Jan Sadlak); (8) "Research on Higher Education in Australia and New Zealand" (Martin Hayden and Sharon Parry); (9) "Research on Higher Education in a Decentralized Academic System: The Case of Canada" (Glen A. Jones); (10) "Research on Higher Education in China" (Zhou Nanzhao and Chen Fangping); (11) "Research on Higher Education in Japan" (Akira Arimoto); (12) "Issues and Prospects for Research on Higher Education in the Russian Federation" (Nikolai D. Nikandrov); (13) "Research on Higher Education in a Mass and Diversified System: The Case of the United States (James C. Hearn); (14) "Research on Higher Education and the Activities of International Organizations: Multiplicity of Interests, Needs and Forms" (Klaus Hufner and others); and (15) "Higher Education as an Object of Research: A Reflection" (Jan Szczepanski). (Individual essays contain references.) (MDM)
Garland Publishing, 717 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2500, New York, NY 10022 ($75).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Identifiers - Location: Africa; Asia; Australia; Canada; China; Japan; New Zealand; Russia; United States