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ERIC Number: ED480480
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 714
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African Higher Education: An International Reference Handbook.
Teferra, Damtew, Ed.; Altbach, Philip G., Ed.
This book is a comprehensive survey of all aspects and dimensions of higher education in Africa. It includes a historical overview of higher education, descriptions of the higher education systems in each African country, and analyses of current and timely topics in higher education. Part 1, "Themes," contains 13 essays on trends in African higher education, including discussions of finance, private higher education, student activism, and women in African higher education. Part 2, "Countries," contains 52 discussions of higher education in individual African countries arranged in alphabetical order. Part 3, "Higher Education Resources," contains a "Bibliography in Higher Education in Africa" by Damtew Teferra and Alma Maldonaldo-Maldonaldo (914 items) and "Doctoral Dissertations on Higher Education in Africa: (Damtew Teferra and Alma Maldonado-Maldonado) (301 items). (SLD)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Africa