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Title Private Prometheus : private higher education and development in the 21st century / edited by Philip G. Altbach.

Published Westport, Conn. ; London : Greenwood Press, 1999.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  378.04 PRIV    AVAILABLE
 UniM Giblin Eunson  378.04 PRIV    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 237 p. ; 25 cm.
Series Contributions to the study of education, 0196-707X ; no. 77
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Comparative Perspectives on Private Higher Education / Philip G. Altbach -- 2. When Private Higher Education Does Not Bring Organizational Diversity / Daniel C. Levy -- 3. Will the Invisible Hand Fix Private Higher Education? / Claudio de Moura Castro and Juan Carlos Navarro -- 4. Accreditation of Higher Education in Chile and Latin America / Luis Eduardo Gonzalez -- 5. Private Higher Education in Mexico: Growth and Differentiation / Rollin Kent and Rosalba Ramirez -- 6. Private Higher Education in the Philippines: Private Domination in a Developing Country / Andrew Gonzalez -- 7. Emerging Trends and Evolving Public Policies in India / Jandhyala B. G. Tilak -- 8. Corporatization, Privatization, and Internationalization of Higher Education in Malaysia / Molly N. N. Lee -- 9. Private Higher Education in Hungary: The Market Influences the University / Judit Nagy-Darvas and Peter Darvas -- 10. In Search of the Missing Link between Education and Development / Xabier Gorostiaga.
Selected Bibliography / Yoshikazu Ogawa.
Summary "Private higher education is perhaps the most rapidly growing segment of postsecondary education worldwide. In this collection, the authors provide a multifaceted and comparative analysis of private higher education and consider both broad issues and specific case studies. The only book currently available to lend an international focus to this subject, it examines such topics as accreditation, funding, and the impact of the market in the context of Latin American, European, and Asian higher education, and is a unique and invaluable study for researchers and policymakers alike. Including case studies from Hungary, India, Mexico, Chile, and Malaysia, this book offers new perspectives on such key issues as the relationship of private higher education to social and economic development, competition among institutions, and the association between government and private universities. As private higher education has the potential to provide postsecondary access while limiting public expenditure, it is a significant subject that has thus far been accorded only the narrowest attention. This groundbreaking collection analyzes for the first time its implications in a variety of countries, both developed and developing."--Publisher's website.
Other author Altbach, Philip G. (Philip Geoffrey), 1941-
Subject Private universities and colleges -- Cross-cultural studies.
Education, Higher -- Cross-cultural studies.
ISBN 0313312486 : No price
9781593112943 (pbk.)