Item description for Higher Education: A Worldwide Inventory of Centers and Programs by Philip G. Altbach, Leslie A. Bozeman, Natia Janashia & Laura E. Rumbley...
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: 0.75" Width: 5.75" Height: 8.75" Weight: 1.15 lbs.
Release Date Feb 5, 2007
Publisher Sense Publishers
ISBN 908790049X ISBN13 9789087900496
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More About Philip G. Altbach, Leslie A. Bozeman, Natia Janashia & Laura E. Rumbley
Martin J. Finkelstein, Seton Hall University, USA Kevin W. Iglesias, Seton Hall University, USA N. Jayaram, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla, India Ma Wanhua, Center for International Higher Education at Peking University, China Simon Schwartzman, Instituto de Estudos do Trabalho e Sociedade, Brazil Wen Jianbo, Central University of Finance and Economics, China
Philip G. Altbach currently resides in Boston, in the state of Massachusetts. Philip G. Altbach was born in 1941 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Boston College USA Center for International Higher Education Boston Co.