The Global Future of Higher Education and the Academic Profession: The BRICs and the United States

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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.

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Martin J. Finkelstein, Seton Hall University, USA Kevin W. Iglesias, Seton Hall University, USA N. Jayaram, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla, India Ma Wanhua, Center for International Higher Education at Peking University, China Simon Schwartzman, Instituto de Estudos do Trabalho e Sociedade, Brazil Wen Jianbo, Central University of Finance and Economics, China

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"policymakers and ... those interested in global issues in higher education, including scholars in international and comparative higher education, will find a wealth of interesting facts and comparisons in this volume." - Higher Education

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