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Massification of Higher Education in Asia

Consequences, Policy Responses and Changing Governance

  • Alfred M. Wu
  • John N. Hawkins
  • Addresses important questions and puzzles regarding the massification of higher education in Asia

  • Provides extensive coverage of various elements related to massification by examining trends, governance quality, equality, and equity in the Asian higher education sector

  • Equips readers to critically evaluate and understand the consequences and challenges that massification entails

  • Prompts policymakers and higher education administrators to tackle emerging issues related to the massification of higher education

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About this book

Introduction

This book addresses important questions and puzzles regarding the massification of higher education in Asia. It equips readers to critically evaluate and understand the consequences and challenges that massification entails, while also prompting policymakers and higher education administrators to tackle emerging issues related to the massification of higher education. Readers will gain a deeper, nuanced understanding of this trend, including its impacts and governance issues.

Keywords

Education reform Human capital Labor market Massification of Higher Education University graduates higher education in Asia

Editors and affiliations

  • Alfred M. Wu
    • 1
  • John N. Hawkins
    • 2
  1. 1.Lee Kuan Yew School of Public PolicyNational University of SingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.East–West CenterHonoluluUSA

About the editors

Alfred M. Wu is an associate professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. He is a development studies expert with publications in the fields of public finance, education, social protection, urban development and local governance in China and East Asia. Dr Wu has published in journals such as World Development, Public Choice, International Tax and Public Finance, Journal of Urban Affairs, Journal of Education and Work, and others. He has been engaged in funded research projects with support from the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong and the Central Policy Unit of the Hong Kong SAR Government.

John N. Hawkins is a professor emeritus at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles, and co-director of the APHERP East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. Dr Hawkins is a specialist on higher education reform in the United States and Asia, and the author of several books and research articles on education and development in Asia. He was the dean of International Studies at UCLA for 13 years and has served as a director of the UCLA Foundation Board and director of the East-West Center Foundation Board.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Massification of Higher Education in Asia
  • Book Subtitle Consequences, Policy Responses and Changing Governance
  • Editors Alfred M. Wu
    John N. Hawkins
  • Series Title Higher Education in Asia: Quality, Excellence and Governance
  • Series Abbreviated Title Higher Education in Asia: Quality, Excellence and Governance
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-0248-0
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Education Education (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-981-13-0246-6
  • Softcover ISBN 978-981-13-4369-8
  • eBook ISBN 978-981-13-0248-0
  • Series ISSN 2365-6352
  • Series E-ISSN 2365-6360
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages VIII, 147
  • Number of Illustrations 17 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics International and Comparative Education
    Higher Education
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