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Global Higher Education: Issues in Governance


Higher education across nations has been fronting histrionic changes as witnessed particularly during last three recent decades. The higher education has experienced expansion in both enrollments and institutions. The modes of delivery has changed besides the diversification in provision. The role of the State and market has also altered. The funding mechanism has also changed and institutions are under pressure to explore diversified sources of revenue and reduce the dependence on state funding. The effects of these deviations and challenges on governance are varied. The chapters in this book discourses how the higher education is governed in a particular region and setup. It debates in what way and how the governance of higher education is influenced by the legislative framework, the features of the institutions, funding mechanism, the varied stakeholders and their further autonomy as well as accountability. This book provides an original and broad look at higher education governance across 11 countries, contributing to comparative higher education governance literature on Canada, Greece, Spain, Argentina, Mexico, France Poland, Japan, India, Vietnam and Malaysia.


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hal-01618110 , version 1 (17-10-2017)


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K.M. Joshi, Saeed Paivandi (Dir.). Global Higher Education: Issues in Governance. B. R. Publishing House, pp.379, 2015, 9789350502235. ⟨hal-01618110⟩
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