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The great brain race : how global universities are reshaping the world

Author: Ben Wildavsky
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. ; Woodstock : Princeton University Press, 2012.
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Reveals how international competition for university students is impacting higher education and explains the benefits of this competition, which allows students to choose from diverse educational settings and programs.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Wildavsky
ISBN: 9780691154558 0691154554
OCLC Number: 779863759
Notes: Originally published: 2010.
Description: 1 volume ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments ix Introduct ion: What Is Global Higher Education--and Why Does It Matter? 1 Chapter One The Worldwide Race for Talent 14 Chapter Two: Branching Out 42 Chapter Three: Wanted: World-Class Universities 70 Chapter Four: College Rankings Go Global 100 Chapter Five: For-Profits on the Move 141 Chapter Six: Free Trade in Minds 167 Afterword 194 Notes 199 Index 221
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Presents an account of how international competition for the brightest minds is transforming the world of higher education - and why this revolution should be welcomed, not feared.  Read more...

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Winner of the 2011 Philip E. Frandson Award for Literature in the Field of Continuing Higher Education, University Professional and Continuing Education Association Honorable Mention for the 2010 Read more...

 
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