Item description for Higher Education: A Worldwide Inventory of Centers and Programs by G Altbach P...
The field of higher education studies has expanded dramatically in recent years. This book provides a unique and comprehensive guide, including an inventory of 199 centers, programs, and institutes in the field, a essay analyzing the emergence and current status of higher education as an area of study, and a listing of 191 journals focusing on higher education. Together, these three resources constitute the more comprehensive overview of the field available anywhere. Philip G. Altbach's essay 'Research and training in higher education' discusses the origins of the field, the central issues of concern in the research literature, and trends among centers and institutes focusing on higher education worldwide. The inventory, which constitutes most of the book, provides information on the centers and programs, including the names of staff members, focus of work, and relevant addresses and websites. The expansion in the number of journals in the field is illustrated in the journals listing, which provides information about editors, substantive focus, and addresses of journals throughout the world. This book is a unique resources and a benchmark for an emerging field.
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Studio: Sense Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.21" Width: 6.22" Height: 1.02" Weight: 1.41 lbs.
Release Date Feb 5, 2007
Publisher Sense Publishers
ISBN 908790052X ISBN13 9789087900526
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