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Private Higher Education. Global Perspective


Private higher education institutions, once a trivial fragment of the higher education landscape, have today occupied a substantial share of the market and have recognized themselves as legitimate and viable stakeholders in the post secondary education. The private higher education across nations is not homogeneous. There are institutions for profit and non-profit with differentiated size and pattern. The chronological growth story of private institutions vary across nations. The role and degree of the historical factors, policies, State and market differs across nation-states. This book ‘Private Higher Education Across Nations’ provides an original and broad look at private higher education across thirteen countries written by many of the leading experts in higher education who share their inquiry of contemporary developments in private higher education and the implications they see for present and future strategy. It contributes to comparative private higher education literature through its chapters on Canada, Argentina, Poland, Greece, Brazil, France, Colombia, Japan, China, India, Mexico, Malaysia and Pakistan. The country chapters focuses on history of higher education (private and public), structure of higher education, current status of higher education, factors responsible for private sector growth, forms and types of private higher education, status of private higher education, and role of the State (in terms of control, regulation and governance). The book addresses the allusions of the private sector development across the nations, with regard to its responsiveness to quality, financing, access, and equity. It will be a valuable information base for research scholars, policy makers, administrators, faculty and students’ intent on comprehending the extensive scope of factors that are currently modeling and altering private higher education landscape.


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hal-01618127 , version 1 (17-10-2017)


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K.M. Joshi (Dir.). Private Higher Education. Global Perspective. B R Publishing Corporation, 2015, 9789350502075. ⟨hal-01618127⟩
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