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Higher Education In Latin American

Author : Lewis Tyler
ISBN : 9781135643867
Genre : Education
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First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Trends And Challenges In Science And Higher Education

Author : Hugo Horta
ISBN : 9783319209647
Genre : Education
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This book discusses the role that integrated science and higher education policies may play in further democratizing and promoting social-economic development in Latin America. It suggests that such democratizing and development may be achieved in two complementary ways: i) broadening the access to knowledge through formal learning processes of higher education, and ii) promoting the advanced qualification of people while strengthening research institutions. The book shows how this entails a complex process of policy integration, with an emphasis on human resources and institutional issues combined in processes of technical change. It discusses in detail the three main challenges that most Latin American countries face in a globalized age, based on knowledge and ever-evolving learning processes. These challenges are the need to broaden the access to higher education; to make this access more socially balanced; and to recover from a long gap in investing in knowledge production and dissemination. This book treats these issues from a variety of conceptual and methodological perspectives that present a contribution to the field of science policy and higher education studies, and inform policymakers in Latin America.

Higher Education And The State In Latin America

Author : Daniel C. Levy
ISBN : 0226476081
Genre : Education
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Latin America higher education has undergone an astonishing transformation in recent years, highlighted by the private sector's growth from 3 to 34 percent of the region's total enrollment. In this provocative work Daniel Levy examines the sources, characteristics, and consequences of the development and considers the privatization of higher education within the broader context of state-society relationships. Levy shows how specific national circumstances cause variations and identifies three basic private-public patterns: one in which the private and public sectors are relatively similar and those in which one sector or the other is dominant. These patterns are analyzed in depth in case studies of Chile, Mexico, and Brazil. For each sector, Levy investigates origins and growth, and then who pays, who rules, and whose interests are served. In addition to providing a wealth of information, Levy offers incisive analyses of the nature of public and private institutions. Finally, he explores the implications of his findings for concepts such as autonomy, corporatism, and privatization. His multifaceted study is a major contribution to the literature on Latin American studies, comparative politics, and higher education.

The Entrepreneurial Research University In Latin America

Author : Pedro Pineda
ISBN : 9781137540287
Genre : Social Science
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The Entrepreneurial Research University in Latin America examines the fascinating clashes between the Latin American tradition and the influence of new globalized forms of organization represented by entrepreneurial university models. With particular emphasis on the governance of university research, the author aims to answer key questions: Why and how do local traditions or global forces shape structural and cultural organizational change? Are these changes necessarily related to the improvement of the quality of teaching and research?

Higher Education In Latin America The Universities Of Mexico By Theodore Apstein

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ISBN : OSU:32435070031570
Genre : Universities and colleges
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Comparative Higher Education

Author : Philip G. Altbach
ISBN : UOM:39015003983056
Genre : Education
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Higher Education In Latin America The Universities Of Paraguay And Uruguay By Theodore Apstein And T R Crevenna

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ISBN : OSU:32435025578048
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Courses On Latin America In Institutions Of Higher Education In The United States

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ISBN : UTEXAS:059173023497784
Genre : Latin America
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Contemporary Latin America

Author : Ronaldo Munck
ISBN : 9781137010957
Genre : History
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Fully updated for the third edition, Contemporary Latin America provides an accessible concise introduction to the region. Historical context, the countries and their peoples provides a backdrop to broad-ranging coverage of politics, economy, society and culture and the continent's prospects today.

Courses On Latin America In Institutions Of Higher Education In The United States 1946 1947 1948 1949

Author : Pan American Union. Dept. of Cultural Affairs
ISBN : STANFORD:36105048999259
Genre : Latin America
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