A. . . the Handbook constitutes an essential reference source for everyone interested in studying the current meaning, scope and implications of globalization. Strongly recommended.A A Higher Education Review Higher education has entered centre-stage in the context of the knowledge economy and has been deployed in the search for economic competitiveness and social development. Against this backdrop, this highly illuminating Handbook explores worldwide convergences and divergences in national higher education systems resulting from increased global co-operation and competition. The expert contributors reveal the strategies, practices and governance mechanisms developed by international and regional organizations, national governments and by higher education institutions themselves. They analyse local responses to dominant global templates of higher education and the consequences for knowledge generation, social equity, economic development and the public good. This comprehensive and accessible Handbook will prove an invaluable reference tool for researchers, academics and students with an interest in higher education from economics, international studies and public policy perspectives, as well as for higher education policymakers, and funding and governance bodies.Program 111, Peking University (PKU) overseas scholar Fellowships, and Deanship Global Hunting to make itself a preferred destination of talents into China. ... students, with 1550 in undergraduate programs, 364 in mastersa#39; programs, and 218 in PhD programs (Xia, no date). ... Yale Summer School; Munich International Summer School; Auckland Summer School; Summer Institute of Economics, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Handbook on Globalization and Higher Education|
|Author||:||Roger King, Simon Marginson, Rajani Naidoo|
|Publisher||:||Edward Elgar Publishing - 2011|