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  • The University of Hong Kongby Bernard Mellor

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1981; US$ 38.00

    The University of Hong Kong is one of Hong Kong’s largest single community enterprises. First incorporated as a self-governing body of scholars by the University Ordinance of 1911 its first faculties were formed from the Hong Kong College of Medicine founded in 1887. The growth and development of the University to its present internationally-recognized... more...

  • University Unlimitedby Graeme Davison; Kate Murphy

    Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 36.35

    From student radicalism to global expansion, this is the story of Australia's largest and most international university. more...

  • Higher Education in Koreaby Namgi Park; John Weidman

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 180.00

    This definitive collection takes an in-depth look at the higher education system in Korea. The editors and contributors present a fundamentally Korean view of the important issues for the Korean higher education system. In systematic, well written essays, they construct theoretical perspectives to analyze the development of the higher education system... more...

  • Whose Education For All?by Birgit Brock-Utne

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 145.00

    Since 1990, when the phrase "education for all" was first coined at the World Bank conference in Jomtien, Thailand, a battle has raged over its meaning and its impact on education in Africa. In this thought-provoking new volume, Dr. Brock-Utne argues that "education for all" really means "Western primary schooling for some, and none for others." Her... more...

  • Athens of West Africaby Daniel J. Jr. Paracka

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 184.00

    This book is about Fourah Bay College (FBC) and its role as an institution of higher learning in both its African and international context. The study traces the College's development through periods of missionary education (1816-1876), colonial education (1876-1938), and development education (1938-2001). more...

  • Nyansapo (The Wisdom Knot)by Kwadwo A. Okrah

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 48.95

    This study examines the issues of indigenous philosophies, which are embedded in different aspects of socialization process among the Akan of Ghana. The research explores the possibility of forging a new future that builds on the positive aspects of their past and present and on carefully chosen ideas, methods and technology from abroad. more...

  • China's universities, 1895-1995by Ruth Hayhoe

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 170.00

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Power of Positionby Timothy Weston

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 68.95

    Throughout the twentieth century, Beijing University (or Beida) has been at the center of China's greatest political and cultural upheavals?from the May Fourth Movement of 1919 to the Cultural Revolution of the 1960s to the tragic events in Tiananmen Square in 1989. Why this should be?how Beida's historical importance has come to transcend that of... more...

  • Britain's Educational Reformby Mike Howarth

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 200.00

    This book questions many of Britain's idiosyncratic attitudes towards education. Dimensions missing from Britain's recent reforms, but present in Japan are highlighted. The author argues that Britain could learn a lot from Japan in order to improve education and vocational training considerably. more...

  • Multilingualism, Cultural Identity, and Education in Moroccoby Moha Ennaji

    Springer 2005; US$ 199.00

    This book shows how colonial and postcolonial forces have worked to reconstruct the national identity of Morocco, and North Africa in general, on the basis of cultural representations and ideological constructions closely related to nationalist and ethno linguistic trends. more...