Table of Contents
VOLUME 1: Global Themes and Contemporary Challenges
The chapters of the first volume review and integrate the literature in a specific subject area, provide a critical analysis of this literature, draw connections with subjects covered elsewhere in the Handbook, and highlight some practical implications of the existing research. Each chapter conveys a snapshot of where the field stands in this area of inquiry.
Chapters include: History of Universities (Harold Perkin), Finance (Arthur Hauptman), Globalization (Philip Altbach), Management (George Keller), Massification (Martin Trow), Quality Assurance (Elaine El-Khawas), and Social Benefits (Henry Rosovsky, et al).
VOLUME 2: Regions and Countries
The chapters of the second volume provide in-depth analyses of regional and national higher education issues. An introductory chapter provides a brief overview on the comparative study of higher education, establishing a context for the themes chosen to emphasize regionally and nationally throughout the volume.
Chapters include: Arab World, Central Europe, Developing Countries, European Integration, Latin America, Southeast Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and over 25 individual country chapters.