This definitive collection takes an in-depth look at the higher education system in Korea. The editors and contributors present a fundamentally Korean view of the important issues for the Korean higher education system. In systematic, well written essays, they construct theoretical perspectives to analyze the development of the higher education system in Korea's competitive society, a project never before undertaken in the English language.
Dr. John C. Weidman a Professor of Administrative and Policy Studies and Senior Associate in the Institute for International Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. Dr. Weidman has also served as the UNESCO Chair of Higher Education at Maseno University College in Kenya. Dr. Namgi Park is the Vice President of Planning at Kwangju National Teachers university in Korea. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh and is a member of the Advisory Committee to the Minister of Education in Korea.