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International handbook of higher education

Author: James J F Forest; Philip G Altbach
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, ©2007.
Series: Springer international handbooks of education, v. 18.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Higher education is a global activity, built at the intersections of international knowledge networks in which institutions, faculty and students explore, create and share knowledge. This book provides a source of reference on essential topics of higher education. It combines several perspectives with a range of descriptions and analyses.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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International handbook of higher education.
Dordrecht : Springer, ©2006
(DLC) 2007476107
(OCoLC)65166668
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James J F Forest; Philip G Altbach
ISBN: 9781402040122 1402040121
OCLC Number: 262690911
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (2 volumes) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: pt. 1. Global themes and contemporary challenges --
pt. 2. Regions and countries.
Series Title: Springer international handbooks of education, v. 18.
Responsibility: edited by James J.F. Forest and Philip G. Altbach.

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This book provides a central, authoritative source of reference on the most essential topics of higher education. Chapters in the first volume cover central themes in the study of higher education,  Read more...
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".. The volume is indeed very rich with in-depth, scholarly and analytical contributions made by as many as 50 serious researchers to various aspects of higher education. The empirical insights the Read more...

 
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