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Democratizing higher education, international comparative perspectives, edited by Patrick Blessinger and John P. Anchan

Higher education systems around the world are undergoing fundamental change and reform due to external pressures-including internationalization of higher education, increased international competition for students, less reliance on public funding, and calls to create greater access opportunities for citizens. How are higher education systems evolving structurally as a result of these and other pressures? In light of these changes, how can higher education be a positive force for democratizing societies? This book examines the emerging trends taking place in higher education systems around the
Table of contents
""Cover""; ""Title Page""; ""Copyright Page""; ""Dedication""; ""Table of Contents""; ""Foreword""; ""Preface""; ""1 An Introduction to Democratizing Higher Education""; ""2 Democratizing Higher Education in the United States: A Legacy of Democratic Learning""; ""3 Democratizing Higher Education in Canada: Quality and Educational Development""; ""4 Democratization in European Higher Education: The Past, Present, and Future of the Bologna Process""; ""5 South Europe Higher Education: Portugal and Its Peripheral Regions""; ""6 Democratizing Higher Education in the United Kingdom: A Case Study""
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non fiction
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1 online resource (250 p.)
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