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Higher Education Dynamics

The Forefront of International Higher Education

A Festschrift in Honor of Philip G. Altbach

Editors: Maldonado Maldonado, Alma, Bassett, Roberta Malee (Eds.)

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  • Honors Philip G. Altbach as a founding father of the field of international and comparative higher education
  • Makes a fresh examination of the current state of the field of comparative higher education, with experts from different schools of thought and academic traditions
  • Contrasts some of the most important tendencies in this field
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This book honors the academic trajectory and global impact of Philip G. Altbach, one of the most important education comparativists worldwide for over forty years. From his early writings on India and student activism to his recent work on research universities, Altbach has served as a key developer of the expansion of the field to include comparative higher education. His capacity to find, support, and gather the best minds around the world, to organize research teams in order to explore the most relevant issues on comparative higher education has earned him international recognition. His service to the field of comparative higher education is invaluable and incomparable. This festschrift contains original pieces from colleagues and former students following a twofold discussion: the most relevant topics on comparative higher education and particular Altbach’s contributions to this field of work.

Table of contents (25 chapters)

Table of contents (25 chapters)

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eBook 91,62 €
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Hardcover 135,19 €
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  • ISBN 978-94-007-7084-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Softcover 114,39 €
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  • ISBN 978-94-017-7982-1
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Forefront of International Higher Education
Book Subtitle
A Festschrift in Honor of Philip G. Altbach
Editors
  • Alma Maldonado Maldonado
  • Roberta Malee Bassett
Series Title
Higher Education Dynamics
Series Volume
42
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-7085-0
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-7085-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-7084-3
Softcover ISBN
978-94-017-7982-1
Series ISSN
1571-0378
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 329
Number of Illustrations
4 b/w illustrations, 8 illustrations in colour
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