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Higher Education in Asia: Quality, Excellence and Governance

Massification of Higher Education in Asia

Consequences, Policy Responses and Changing Governance

Editors: Wu, Alfred M., Hawkins, John N. (Eds.)

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  • Addresses important questions and puzzles regarding the massification of higher education in Asia
  • Provides extensive coverage of various elements related to massification by examining trends, governance quality, equality, and equity in the Asian higher education sector
  • Equips readers to critically evaluate and understand the consequences and challenges that massification entails
  • Prompts policymakers and higher education administrators to tackle emerging issues related to the massification of higher education
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This book addresses important questions and puzzles regarding the massification of higher education in Asia. It equips readers to critically evaluate and understand the consequences and challenges that massification entails, while also prompting policymakers and higher education administrators to tackle emerging issues related to the massification of higher education. Readers will gain a deeper, nuanced understanding of this trend, including its impacts and governance issues.

About the authors

Alfred M. Wu is an associate professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. He is a development studies expert with publications in the fields of public finance, education, social protection, urban development and local governance in China and East Asia. Dr Wu has published in journals such as World Development, Public Choice, International Tax and Public Finance, Journal of Urban Affairs, Journal of Education and Work, and others. He has been engaged in funded research projects with support from the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong and the Central Policy Unit of the Hong Kong SAR Government.
John N. Hawkins is a professor emeritus at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles, and co-director of the APHERP East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. Dr Hawkins is a specialist on higher education reform in the United States and Asia, and the author of several books and research articles on education and development in Asia. He was the dean of International Studies at UCLA for 13 years and has served as a director of the UCLA Foundation Board and director of the East-West Center Foundation Board.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • The Many Faces of Asia Pacific Higher Education in the Era of Massification

    Pages 1-8

    Hawkins, John N. (et al.)

  • Massification of Higher Education in China: Problems and Solutions

    Pages 9-19

    Gao, Ying

  • Competition for Talent and Unequal Development of Higher Education: Evidence from Chang Jiang Scholars Programme

    Pages 21-37

    Jiang, Jin

  • Changes and Challenges in the Rise of Mass Higher Education in Korea

    Pages 39-56

    Jo, Hyejeong

  • A Double-Edged Sword—Thoughts on the Massification of Higher Education in India

    Pages 57-77

    Gandhi, Miloni

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Hardcover $139.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Massification of Higher Education in Asia
Book Subtitle
Consequences, Policy Responses and Changing Governance
Editors
  • Alfred M. Wu
  • John N. Hawkins
Series Title
Higher Education in Asia: Quality, Excellence and Governance
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-0248-0
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-0248-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-0246-6
Softcover ISBN
978-981-13-4369-8
Series ISSN
2365-6352
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 147
Number of Illustrations
17 b/w illustrations
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