This encyclopedia is the result of a highly selective enterprise that provides a careful selection of key topics in essays written by top scholars in their fields. Comprehensive and in-depth coverage of a limited number of countries, regions and themes is provided. The essays not only feature statistical and factual information but significant interpretation of those facts and figures. The chapters on themes and topics are both analytic and interpretative and deal with the most important topics relevant to higher education everywhere. More than a compendium of facts and figures the encyclopedia is a comprehensive overview of a growing field of research and analysis.
Table of Contents
Australia. Grant Harman. Europe Western Europe Ulrich Teichler. Czechoslovakia Jirí Kotásek. France Alain Bienaymé. German Democratic Republic Mark A Ashwill. German Federal Republic Jens Naumann and Beate Krais. Hungary Gábor Halász. Italy Roberto Moscati. The Netherlands Frans A van Vught. Poland Jan Sadlak. Romania Jan Sadlak. Soviet Union. George Avis. Spain José Luis Garcia Garrido. Sweden Jan-Erik Lane. United Kingdom Graeme C Moodie. Yugoslavia Niksa Nikola Solijan. Latin America Orlando Albornoz. Argentina Carlos Alberto Torres. Brazil Robert E Verhine. Chile Joseph P Farrell. Colombia Rosa C Briceño. Cuba Rolland G Paulston. Mexico Carlos Ornelas and Daniel C Levy. Nicaragua Robert F Arnove. Venezuela Orlando Albornoz. Middle East. The Arab World Byron G Massialas. Egypt Samir A Jarrar. Iraq A A Al-Rubaiy. Israel Yaacov Iram. Kuwait H A Al-Ebraheem. Lebanon Samir A Jarrar. North America. Canada Michael L Skolnik. United States Marian L Gade. Bibliography. Index.