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

Author: Ben Wildavsky
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey ; Oxford, United Kingdom : Princeton University Press, 2012. ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Introduction : What is global higher education - and why does it matter? -- 1. The worldwide race for talent -- 2. Branching out -- 3. Wanted: world-class universities -- 4. College rankings go global -- 5. For-profits on the move -- 6. Free trade in minds -- Afterword.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Wildavsky
ISBN: 9780691154558 0691154554 9780691146898 0691146896
OCLC Number: 810235698
Notes: Paperback edition contains new preface by the author.
Awards: Winner of Philip E. Frandson Award for Literature in the Field of Continuing Higher Education, University Professional and Continuing Education Association 2010 (United States)
Commended for Association of American Publishers Award for Best Professional/Scholarly Book in Education 2010 (United States)
Runner-up for PROSE Awards: Education 2010
Description: xxiii, 240 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: What is global higher education-and why does it matter? --
The worldwide race for talent --
Branching out --
Wanted: world-class universities --
College rankings go global --
For-profits on the move --
Free trade in minds.
Responsibility: Ben Wildavsky ; with a new preface by the author.

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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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