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ERIC Number: ED556605
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 359
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: 978-1-3036-7348-1
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The Public Good, the Market, and Academic Capitalism: U.S. Cross-Border Higher Education in Panama
Montoto, Lisette
ProQuest LLC, Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Georgia
In recent years, U.S. colleges and universities have begun to extend their international presence through different models of cross-border higher education. This research explores three models of U.S. higher education in Panama City, Panama: a branch campus, a franchise model and merger/acquisition models. Using a qualitative approach, this study included a year of document analysis, classroom observations, interviews, and focus groups. Using the lens of academic capitalism, the findings place the different models along a continuum of neoliberalism and the public good. [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page: http://www.proquest.com/en-US/products/dissertations/individuals.shtml.]
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Panama