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Higher education in developing countries: peril and promise

Publisher: World Bank Publications 2000.Language: EnglishDescription: 135 p. : Graphs/Maps ; 28 cm.ISBN: 082134630XType of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references
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Book Asia Campus
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Print LB2300.91 .A H54 2000
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Includes bibliographical references


Higher Education in Developing Countries :: Peril and Promise Higher Education in Developing Countries Peril and Promise Acknowledgments Overview 5 9 The Task Force Peril and Promise WiderFocus System Focus Practical Solutions The Way Forward Introduction 15 New Realities The Knowledge Revolution Structure of the Repmt Chapter 1. Longstanding Problems and New Realities 23 23 26 28 32 33 34 35 36 37 The Current Situation Expansion of Higher Education Systems Differentiation of Higher Education Institutions Knowledge Acceleration Characteristics of the Rmolution Implications f m Developing Countries Implications f m Higher Education Conclusions Chapter 2. Higher Education and the Public Interest The Public Interest The Injluence of Rate-of-Return Analysis Access to Higher Education . Research and the Public Interest Higher Education and Democratic Values ConMusions Chapter 3. Systems of Higher Education 46 Outline of a Higher Education System Higher Education Institutions Desirable Features of a Higher Education System Role of the State Financing a Higher Education System Conclusions Chapter 4. Governance 46 48 50 53 54 58 59 Major Principles of Good Governance The Actual Situation Toolsfor Achieving Good Governance Conclusions Chapter 5. Science and Technology 69 A WorldwideIssue Background Physical and Technical Resources Human Resources Local, Regional, and International Cooperation Reform of the International InteUectual Property Righi3 Regime Strategiesfor Scientific Development University-Industry Cooperation Conclusions Chapter 6. The Importance of General Education 83 What Is a General or Liberal Education? Who Should Receive a Liberal Education ? Why Is General Education Releuant for Developing Countries? What Are the Obstacles? Conclusions Conclusions 83 87 87 88 89 91 How Higher Education Supports Development The Major Obstacles What to Do? The Bottom Line Statistical Appendix I: International Data 11: Selected Definitions 111: andmary Data Sources

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