Download e-book for kindle: Higher Education in Southeast Asia: Blurring Borders, by Anthony Welch

By Anthony Welch

ISBN-10: 0415435013

ISBN-13: 9780415435017

ISBN-10: 0415855446

ISBN-13: 9780415855440

This is the 1st ebook to systematically chart and relatively examine the fad in the direction of inner most larger schooling in South East Asia. stuck among conflicting imperatives of spiralling call for, and restricted assets, the stability among private and non-private greater schooling platforms in South East, South, and East Asia has shifted markedly.

The author’s unique case experiences of Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Viet Nam talk about and examine major coverage concerns and contact on key debates surrounding globalisation, together with financial globalisation and structural adjustment, and the pressures of cultural globalisation, relatively the position of the English language. Debates surrounding the position of upper schooling within the ‘knowledge economy’, GATS and move border exchange in academic companies also are taken care of, together with the increase of offshore campuses in international locations reminiscent of Malaysia and Viet Nam. what's argued is that we're witnessing now not in basic terms a altering stability among private and non-private sectors, yet a blurring of borders among them, with public HEIs now frequently behaving extra like inner most, for-profit associations. The e-book charts and illustrates those traits, posing questions about their that means, together with problems with transparency, fairness, and what the reforms may well suggest for normal conceptions of public solid in larger education.?

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