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67th Edition

The Europa World of Learning 2017

ISBN 9781857438321
Published September 7, 2016 by Routledge
3292 Pages

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Book Description

Now in its 67th edition, The Europa World of Learning is one of the world's leading reference works. Updated to the highest editorial standards, entries are sourced directly from the organizations to ensure accurate and reliable information. The accreditation status of every university and college is verified before its entry is approved.

Every type of academic institution is covered, including over:

7,800 universities and colleges

5,800 research institutes

3,400 museums and art galleries

5,000 learned societies

3,600 libraries and archives

850 regulatory and representative bodies

Separate chapters for countries from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe each feature an introductory survey of the country's higher education system. A separate section covers international organizations concerned with higher education and scholarship.

Subscribers may download these online at alongside an archive of essays from past editions.

Table of Contents

Volume 1.

Part 1: Introductory Essays

Gender and Access to and Participation in Higher Education: Introduction. Louise Morley, Centre for Higher Education and Equity Research (CHEER), University of Sussex, UK

Contradictions in Quantity and Quality: Sexual and Gender-based Violence in Sri Lankan Universities. Maithree Wickramasinghe, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

Exploring Identity and Belonging for Roma Women Students in European Higher Education. Tamsin Hinton-Smith and Emily Danvers , Centre for Higher Education and Equity Research (CHEER), University of Sussex, UK

Women in Higher Education Leadership in South Asia: Wilfulness and Willingness. Louise Morley and Barbara Crossouard, Centre for Higher Education and Equity Research (CHEER), University of Sussex, UK

The Third Sex: Women in Chinese Higher Education as Troublesome Transgressives. Sarah Jane Aiston, University of Birmingham, UK

Gender Equality in Swedish Higher Education - The Paradox. Caroline Berggren, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Part 2: International Organizations

Part 3: Afghanistan – Nigeria

Volume 2.

Part 4: Norway – Zimbabwe

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