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Globalization And Higher Education In East Asia Richard James

Globalization And Higher Education In East Asia

Richard James

Published September 1st 2005
ISBN : 9789812104021
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This book takes a close look at how various East Asian governments in general and education institutions in particular have responded to the impact of globalization. Although strategies along the lines of decentralization and internationalizationMoreThis book takes a close look at how various East Asian governments in general and education institutions in particular have responded to the impact of globalization. Although strategies along the lines of decentralization and internationalization have become increasingly popular in the governance of higher education in Asian societies, there is still a gap between reform, rhetoric, and reality. Through case studies of Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, Japan, and South Korea, the contributorsall leading scholars in the field of comparative educationshow how far the reform ideas have been implemented and the extent to which these intended objectives have been achieved, thereby providing a better understanding of the complexity of higher education reform and changing governance in East Asia.