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Global Inequalities and Higher Education

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Pages: 224
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Universities into the 21st Century

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Examines how higher education has contributed to widening inequalities and might contribute to change. By exploring questions of access, finance and pedagogy, it considers global higher education as a space for understanding...

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Examines how higher education has contributed to widening inequalities and might contribute to change. By exploring questions of access, finance and pedagogy, it considers global higher education as a space for understanding the promises and pressures associated with competing demands for economic growth, equity, sustainability and democracy.

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A timely book which?examines?key issues within?higher education such as finance, organization and pedagogy
Written by an international, interdisciplinary author team
Considers higher education's prospects and problems on a global scale
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PART I: MAPPING INEQUALITIES CONCEPTUALLY
Educating the Other: Standpoint and Theory on the 'Internationalization' of Higher Education
Global Learning in a Neo-liberal Age: Implications for Development
Equality and Equity in Higher Education Pedagogies in the Context of Globalisation
PART II: SOME DIMENSIONS OF INEQUALITIES
Global Rankings of Universities: A Perverse and Present Burden
Public-private Substitution in Higher Education Funding and Kondratiev Cycles: The Impact on Home and International Students
The inter-relationship of Employment, Marriage and Higher Education Among Pakistani Students in the UK
Globalisation Perspectives and Cultural Exclusion in Mexican Higher Education
PART III: STRUGGLING FOR EQUALITY
Pedagogy for Rich Human Being-ness in Global Times
Tackling Inequality Through Quality: A Comparative Case Study Exploring University Teachers' Views
Development Education, Sustainable Development, Global Citizenship and Higher Education: Towards a Transformatory Approach to Learning
Globalisation and the Professional Ethic of the Professoriat.

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ELAINE UNTERHALTER is Professor of Education and International Development at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK and the co-ordinator of a number of research projects on gender and education in Africa. She teaches on postgraduate courses and has published widely on gender, education and questions of equality.
 
VINCENT CARPENTIER is Senior Lecturer in History of Education at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK. He is the Programme Leader of the MA in Higher and Professional Education. His comparative research on the relationship between educational systems, long economic cycles and social change is located at the interface of the history of education and political economy.

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ELAINE UNTERHALTER is Professor of Education and International Development at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK and the co-ordinator of a number of research projects on gender and education in Africa. She teaches on postgraduate courses and has published widely on gender, education and questions of equality.
 
VINCENT CARPENTIER is Senior Lecturer in History of Education at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK. He is the Programme Leader of the MA in Higher and Professional Education. His comparative research on the relationship between educational systems, long economic cycles and social change is located at the interface of the history of education and political economy.

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