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Handbook on Globalization and Higher Education

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  • Roger King
  • Simon Marginson
  • Rajani Naidoo

Abstract

Higher education has entered centre-stage in the context of the knowledge economy and has been deployed in the search for economic competitiveness and social development. Against this backdrop, this highly illuminating Handbook explores worldwide convergences and divergences in national higher education systems resulting from increased global co-operation and competition.

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  • Roger King & Simon Marginson & Rajani Naidoo (ed.), 2011. "Handbook on Globalization and Higher Education," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 13590.
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    Keywords

    Economics and Finance; Education; Politics and Public Policy;

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    • B5 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Current Heterodox Approaches

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