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Title Higher education, research and knowledge in the Asia-Pacific region / edited by V. Lynn Meek and Charas Suwanwela
Published New York ; Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 240 pages) : illustrations
Series Issues in higher education
Issues in higher education.
Contents Modernization, development strategies, and knowledge production in the Asia Pacific region / William K. Cummings -- Research policy and the changing role of the state in the Asia Pacific region / Grant Harman -- The changing landscape of higher education research policy in Australia / V. Lynn Meek -- Policy debate on research in universities in China / Wei Yu -- Between the public and the private : Indian academics in transition / Karuna Chanana -- Development and impact of state policies on higher education research in Indonesia / Jajah Koswara and Muhammad Kamil Tadjudin -- National research policy and higher education reforms in Japan / Akira Arimoto -- Acknowledging indigenous knowledge systems in higher education in the Pacific Island region / Konai Helu Thaman -- Higher education research in the Philippines : policies, practices and problems / Rose Marie Salazar-ClemeƱa -- Higher education reform in Thailand / Charas Suwanwela -- Conclusion : Research management in the postindustrial era : trends and issues for further investigation / V. Lynn Meek
Summary A number of trends and issues have conspired to bring questions of knowledge production, research policy, and research management to the fore on the higher education policy agendas of many countries. With the nations of the Asia and the Pacific building knowledge-based economies and expanding and adapting their higher education systems, this book focuses on the different national perspectives of knowledge production and research in higher education in this region. The book brings together leading experts on research and higher education policy who compare, contrast, and critically analyze how policy in Asia-Pacific countries is furthering a supportive (or non-supportive) environment for the promotion of research within higher education
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Education, Higher -- Research -- Asia.
Education, Higher -- Research -- Pacific Area.
Higher education and state -- Asia.
Higher education and state -- Pacific Area.
Genre/Form Computer network resources
Form Electronic book
Author Meek, V. Lynn (Vincent Lynn), 1948-
Suwanwela, Charas.
ISBN 0230603165
1281361771
1349532541
9780230603165
9781281361776
9781349532544
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