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"Altbach provides impressive insight into the way globalization and internationalization have impacted and changed higher education. An important contribution by the leading scholar in the field."

"Phil Altbach is the pre-eminent scholar of worldwide higher education. Not only has he been immensely productive, and has contributed to the development of many country systems, he is always closely focused on university autonomy and academic freedom as the essential conditions that enable higher education to make its contribution. Global Perspectives on Higher Education is a state-of-the art repository of the best Altbach insights, supplemented by fine contributions from other leading scholars."

"Higher education is key to the social, political, cultural, and economic betterment for both individual citizens and nations, and Philip Altbach is the preeminent American scholar, chronicler, and lecturer on higher education worldwide. This work will be an invaluable source for those new to the field as well as those long familiar with Altbach’s contributions."

"... the issues treated in this book are wide reaching and cause for thought for higher educators."

"... comprehensive account of contemporary post secondary education worldwide. It marshals complex and interrelated data by themes that introduce, describe and compare global higher education with remarkably little repetition in a way unlikely to be surpassed by other centres for similar research..."

"... readers looking for an overview of the ways globalization has driven the internationalization of higher education will appreciate the broad sweep of this volume."

"[Global Perspectives on Higher Education] offers an impressive summation of Altbach’s work."

Global Perspectives on Higher Education
Publication Date: 1 Apr 2016
Status: Available
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Trim Size: 6.125" x 9.25"
Page Count: 352 pages
Illustrations: 1 line drawing
ISBN: 9781421419268