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Origins, journeys and returns : social justice in international higher education / edited by Toby Alice Volkman ; with Joan Dassin and Mary Zurbuchen.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2009
Imprint:
New York : Social Science Research Council : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 2009.
Format:
  • Book
  • 266 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
  • Higher education as a vehicle for social justice : possibilities and constraints / Joan Dassin
  • The question of "disadvantage" / Mary Zurbuchen
  • South Africa : justice and disadvantage in a new democracy / Shireen Hassim
  • Nigeria : higher education and the challenge of access / Wilson Akpan and Akinyinka Akinyoade
  • Mexico and Guatemala : multiple faces of marginalization / David Navarette and Anabella Acevedo
  • Brazil : excluded groups in higher education / Valter Silvério
  • Vietnam : creating favorable conditions / Mary Zurbuchen
  • India : layered inequalities / Ganesh Devy
  • Journeys : the international experience / Toby Alice Volkman
  • "Return" and "returns" : brain drain and the path back home / Joan Dassin
  • Beyond measure : fellowships and social justice / Joan Dassin, Toby Alice Volkman, and Mary Zurbuchen.
Contributor:
Volkman, Toby Alice, 1948-
Dassin, Joan.
Zurbuchen, Mary Sabina.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780979077289
0979077281

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