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Title Higher education as a public good : critical perspectives on theory, policy and practice / edited by Ourania Filippakou, Gareth Williams
Published New York : Peter Lang, 2014
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Description 1 online resource
Series Global studies in education, 2153-330X ; Vol. 27
Global studies in education. 2153-330X ; Vol. 27
Contents Higher education as a public good : notes for a discussion / Ourania Filippakou -- In search of a public : higher education in a global age / Ronald Barnett -- Transparency, accountability, and the public role of higher education / Paul Standish -- Higher education, the public good and the public interest / Peter Scott -- Higher education and the public good : uncertain potential? / Mala Singh -- A most public private matter : changing ideas of economists about the public-private dimensions of higher education / Pedro Teixeira -- The paradoxical university and the public good / Angela Brew -- Is higher education a public good? : an analysis of the english debate / Ted Tapper -- A cultural value in crisis : education as public good in china / Kai-Ming Cheng and Rui Yang -- Assuring the public good in higher education : essential framework conditions and academic values / David D. Dill -- Inequality and the erosion of the public good / Jon Nixon -- Epilogue: is it more than an academic issue? / Gareth Williams
Notes Description based on print record
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Education, Higher -- Philosophy.
College teaching -- Philosophy.
Common good -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
Author Filippakou, Ourania, editor of compilation
Williams, Gareth L., editor of compilation
ISBN 9781453912690 (ebook)