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Democratizing Higher Education: International Comparative Perspectives

Patrick Blessinger and John P. Anchan (Eds). Democratizing Higher Education: International Comparative Perspectives. Routledge, New York, March 2015. Pages: 234. ISBN-13: 978-1138020955
This book examines the emerging trends taking place in higher education systems around the world, focusing on the most salient political and social forces that underlie these trends. Each chapter provides a case study of a country, exploring its cultural and political history, the political and social developments that have affected its higher education system, and the result of these changes on the higher education system. In a fast-changing, knowledge-intensive, democratic society, Democratizing Higher Education explores how higher education systems can be developed to provide access, affordability, participation, and quality life-long learning for all.