The Dynamics of Higher Education Development in East Asia

Asian Cultural Heritage, Western Dominance, Economic Development, and Globalization

  • Deane Neubauer
  • Jung Cheol Shin
  • John N. Hawkins

Part of the International and Development Education book series (INTDE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction

    1. John N. Hawkins, Deane Neubauer, Jung Cheol Shin
      Pages 1-8
  3. Cultural Tradition and Higher Education Development

  4. Economic Development and Higher Education Development

  5. Globalization and Higher Education Development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 131-131
    2. John N. Hawkins, Deane Neubauer, Jung Cheol Shin
      Pages 197-208
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 209-219

About this book


This book examines four theses regarding Asian higher education and development: interplay between cultural traditions, economic development, globalization, and the evolution of the 'hybrid' university. Top scholars evaluate these hypotheses and determine the elements shaping the history and present circumstances of Asia-Pacific higher education.


Asia Asia-Pacific China development East Asia Economic Development education evolution globalization higher education Hypothese Nation research transformation university

Editors and affiliations

  • Deane Neubauer
    • 1
  • Jung Cheol Shin
    • 2
  • John N. Hawkins
    • 3
  1. 1.Globalization Research CenterUniversity of HawaiiManoaUSA
  2. 2.Seoul National UniversityKorea
  3. 3.Graduate School of Education and Information StudiesUniversity of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)USA

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