The Reorientation of Higher Education: Challenging the East-West Dichotomy

Adamson, Bob and Nixon, Jon and Feng, Su, eds. (2013) The Reorientation of Higher Education: Challenging the East-West Dichotomy. CERC Studies in Comparative Education, 31 . Springer. ISBN 9789400792227

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This book presents accounts of the repositioning of higher education institutions across a range of contexts in the East and the West. It argues that global governance, institutional organisation and academic practice are complementary elements within the process of institutional repositioning. While systems, institutions and individuals in the different contexts are subjected to similar global trends and pressures, the reorientation of higher education takes diverse forms as a result of the particularities of those contexts. That reorientation cannot be explained in terms of East-West dichotomies and divisions, but only with reference to the interflow across and within systems. Globalisation necessitates complex interconnectivities of regionality, culture and geopolitics that this book explores in relation to specific cases and contexts.

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Faculty / Department: Faculty of Education > Education Studies
Depositing User: FRANK SU
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2016 17:22
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2017 15:42

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