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Origins, journeys and returns : social justice in international higher education

Author: Toby Alice Volkman; Joan Dassin; Mary Sabina Zurbuchen
Publisher: New York : Social Science Research Council, 2009.
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toby Alice Volkman; Joan Dassin; Mary Sabina Zurbuchen
ISBN: 9780979077289 0979077281
OCLC Number: 286521185
Description: 266 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Higher education as a vehicle for social justice: opportunities and constraints / Joan Dassin --
The question of "disadvantage" / Mary Zurbuchen --
South Africa: justice and disadvantage in a new democracy / Shireen Hassim --
Nigeria: higher education and the challenge of access / Wilson Akpan and Akinyinka Akinyoade --
Mexico and Guatemala: multiple faces of marginalization / David Navarette and Anabella Acevedo --
Brazil: excluded groups in higher education / Valter Silvério --
Vietnam: creating favorable conditions / Mary Zurbuchen --
India: layered inequalities / Ganesh Devy --
Journeys: the international experience / Toby Alice Volkman --
"Return" and "returns": brain drain and the path back home / Joan Dassin --
Beyond measure: fellowships and social justice / Joan Dassin, Toby Alice Volkman, and Mary Zurbuchen.
Responsibility: edited by Toby Alice Volkman ; with Joan Dassin and Mary Zurbuchen.

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