International Organizations and Higher Education Policy: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally?

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-08-14
  • Publisher: Routledge

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International Organizations and Higher Education Policy critically analyzes the impact influential organizations have at different levels of higher education policy development and implementation.

Table of Contents

Series Editors' Introductionp. ix
Introductionp. 1
International Organizations and the Field of Higher Educationp. 7
Higher Education: An Emerging Field of Research and Policyp. 9
Multilateral Organizations: The Internal and External Voicesp. 27
UNESCO: The World's Reference Point for Change in Higher Educationp. 29
UNESCO and Higher Education: Opportunity or Impasse?p. 46
OECD Work on the Internationalization of Higher Education: An Insider Perspectivep. 64
The OECD and its Influence in Higher Education: A Critical Revisionp. 82
Transforming Higher Education in Developing Countries: The Role of the World Bankp. 99
Market Multilateralism, the World Bank Group, and the Asymmetries of Globalizing Higher Education: Toward a Critical Political Economy Analysisp. 113
GATS and Education Services: Current Commitments and Future Prospectsp. 132
Regional Actors: Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin Americap. 153
Higher Education in Africa: The Dynamics of International Partnerships and Interventionsp. 155
International Organizations and Asian Higher Education: The Case of Chinap. 174
European Multinational Regimes and Higher Education Policyp. 192
International Organizations in Latin American Higher Education: Projects and Contradictions in the Post-World War II and Post-Washington Consensus Erap. 212
International Aid and Higher Educationp. 229
American Foundations and Higher Education in Developing Countries: Shifting Rationales and Strategies for Supportp. 231
Higher Education, Donor Organizations, Nation States, and Development: The Public Donor Dimension in Africap. 251
International Organizations and Bilateral Aid: National Interests and Transnational Agendasp. 279
List of Contributorsp. 300
Indexp. 307
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