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Challenges for universities in Asia and Latin America

Altbach, Philip G. And Balan Jorge. Transforming research universities in Asia and Latin America: World class worldwide. (2007). The Johns Hopkins University Press. Baltimore. Pages: 311. This book explores specific challenges from developing and middle-income countries in Asia and Latin America. The authors combine current scholarship and their practical experience to present a comprehensive discussion of the significant issues facing research universities in Mexico, China, India, and elsewhere. The book addresses the special challenges of establishing and maintaining universities and educational institutions, as well as the role of information technology and how research universities train leaders and foster scientific innovation. It also presents a special chapter on the role of the private sector in funding and developing the education system. John Hopkins university press