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Guan, Shanshan; Ploner, Josef – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
In the wider context of national growth and investment in higher education in China, more mature students seek to gain access to university education. Considering the far-reaching socioeconomic and political shifts in contemporary China and its higher education sector in particular, this study explores the experience of mature university students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Cultural Capital, Cultural Influences
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Sin, I Lin; Leung, Maggi W. H.; Waters, Johanna L. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This paper reveals the complex diversity that underpins ostensibly similar transnational education programmes (TNE), through a comparison of UK TNE in Malaysia and Hong Kong. It draws on data from two different yet cognate studies on the role of UK universities in delivering higher education in Asia. Some fine-grained and informative differences…
Descriptors: International Education, Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged, Comparative Education
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Sanders, Justin S. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This cross-case analysis explores national level internationalisation of higher education (IoHE) policies in Singapore and Japan. Through comparison of the state level internationalisation strategies, this paper aims to highlight how each country's unique policy environment impacts their approach to IoHE. The analysis suggests that despite the…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries
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Richards, Cameron – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
The metaphor of an 'education hub' was initially promoted as also a policy concept for reversing cross-border student flows to the West in both Malaysia and Singapore. The Singapore version of 'Asian education hub policy' represents a distinct economic policy model of higher education which has since also influenced the very Western contexts it…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Higher Education, Privatization
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Brewis, Elisa – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between fair access policies and discourses of development through a policy analysis of higher education reform in post-authoritarian Indonesia (1998-present). The method was document analysis of five laws/regulations, using the criteria of accessibility, availability, and horizontality to…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, Policy Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Wu, Hantian – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This study investigates China's international student recruitment strategy and policies as a dimension of its present approach of using higher education internationalisation for soft power and image enhancement. An exploratory survey of international graduate students in English instruction programmes in education-related majors in three Chinese…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Recruitment, Educational Policy, Higher Education
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Poloma, Asabe W.; Szelényi, Katalin – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This historical multi-case study uses the concepts of coloniality of knowledge, critical hybridity, and indigeneity in examining higher education development in Africa through the efforts of Nnamdi Azikiwe of Nigeria and Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana, two educational reformers and former international students in the USA. We develop a framework for…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Policy, Case Studies, Indigenous Populations
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Yu, Patricia – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This comparative study modifies Cabrera and La Nasa's model to examine social and class stratification in students' college-choice outcomes in the USA and Taiwan, and compares the mechanisms that perpetuate this stratification between the two systems. Students' college-choice outcomes are defined by both institutional selectivity and control, in…
Descriptors: Social Stratification, Social Class, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Chen, Peiying; Hsieh, Hsiao-chin – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This paper considers the current status of academic performance and administrative leadership of women academics in Taiwan in the context of neo-liberalism. Emergent forces of higher education restructuring, including gender equity legislation have influenced Taiwanese universities to transition from authoritative state bureaucracies to more…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Tenure, Faculty Promotion, Neoliberalism
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Hammond, Christopher D.; Keating, Avril – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
The implementation of global citizenship programmes at universities has been taking place against a backdrop of growing internationalisation and marketisation in higher education, leading some to conclude that universities are cultivating global workers rather than global citizens. This small-scale exploratory study aimed to investigate these…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Higher Education, Citizenship Education, Neoliberalism
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Bates, Agnieszka; Godon, Rafal – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
The year 1989 marked the official end of communist rule in Poland and the replacement of "Gosplan" by new instruments for liberal-democratic governance. In terms of the economy this heralded a departure from Gosplan's five-year planning cycles, performance targets and the "propaganda of success." Paradoxically, however, 27…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Social Change, Neoliberalism, Commercialization
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Barsoum, Ghada – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
Private institutions are increasingly visible in the higher education landscape of Egypt. Many of these institutions, however, are within the "demand-absorbing" category, offered at relatively lower fees and requiring lower test scores for admission. Building on interview data, this paper looks at how the graduates of some of these…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Private Colleges, Neoliberalism, Educational Change
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Sahu, Biswamitra; Jeffery, Patricia; Nakkeeran, N. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
Gender inequalities in educational attainment have attracted considerable attention and this article aims to contribute to our understanding of young women's access to higher education. The article is based on our in-depth interviews with 26 Hindu and Muslim young women attending colleges in urban Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore), south India, and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Urban Areas, Higher Education, Equal Education
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McCowan, Tristan – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2016
Concerns over equity of access to higher education are widespread, but there is significant disagreement over what should constitute a fair system. This article assesses diverse conceptualisations of equity and explores the ways in which they embody themselves in the policies of three systems, those of England, Brazil and Kenya. While showing…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Access to Education, Equal Education, Educational Policy
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Gregorutti, Gustavo; Espinoza, Oscar; González, Luis Eduardo; Loyola, Javier – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2016
Over the last 30 years, Chile and Mexico have been implementing neoliberal policies to reform their higher education systems. This report compares the development and impact of those policies within three main areas in both countries, namely: (1) trends and characteristics of the growing private higher education sector, (2) commercialisation and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Privatization, Higher Education, Neoliberalism
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