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The Global Future of Higher Education and the Academic Profession

The BRICs and the United States

  • Philip G. Altbach
  • Gregory Androushchak
  • Yaroslav Kuzminov
  • Maria Yudkevich
  • Liz Reisberg

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Gregory Androushchak, Yaroslav Kuzminov, Maria Yudkevich
    Pages 56-92
  3. Wanhua Ma, Jianbo Wen
    Pages 126-159
  4. Martin J. Finkelstein, Kevin W. Iglesias
    Pages 160-198
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 199-206

About this book

Introduction

This is the first book to critically analyze the future of higher education systems in the four BRIC countries - Brazil, Russia, India and China - and the USA, analyzing academic salaries, contracts and working conditions and how national policy will affect the academic profession in each context.

Keywords

education higher education Nation profession

Editors and affiliations

  • Philip G. Altbach
    • 1
  • Gregory Androushchak
    • 2
  • Yaroslav Kuzminov
    • 2
  • Maria Yudkevich
    • 2
  • Liz Reisberg
    • 3
  1. 1.Center of International Higher EducationBoston CollegeUSA
  2. 2.National Research UniversityHigher School of EconomicsRussia
  3. 3.Reisberg & AssociatesUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230369795
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Education Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-35064-3
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-36979-5
  • Buy this book on publisher's site