Philip G. Altbach, Liz Reisberg, Maria Yudkevich, Gregory Androushchak, and Yaroslav Kuzminov (eds): The global future of higher education and the academic profession: the BRICs and the United States
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The Global Future of Higher Education and the Academic Profession: The BRICs and the United States offers descriptions of higher education systems and their contextual settings in Brazil, Russia, India, and China, as well as their comparison to the US. These descriptions are supplemented with a fair share of analysis and observed general trends in development experienced by each of these national educational systems. No doubt, this is a generalist volume, which to a large extent serves as a sequel to Paying the Professoriate: A Global Comparison of Compensation and Contracts, produced by almost the same editorial team in the prior year, which focused on professors’ salaries, remuneration, income, and employment contracts throughout the world.
The major focus of this volume is the professoriate, which constitutes the core of academia, with its concerns and the challenges faced by academia. The authors represent the regions on which they report and the chapters are lined in accordance...
- Altbach, P. G., Reisberg, L., Yudkevich, M., Androushchak, G., & Pacheco, I. F. (Eds.). (2012). Paying the professoriate: A global comparison of compensation and contracts. New York: Routledge.Google Scholar