No 51

Spring 2008

Table of Contents

International Issues

The "Subprime" Market and International Higher Education
Philip Altbach
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Foreign-Backed Universities: A New Trend
Ute Lanzendorf
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Academic Freedom in Muslim Societies
Richard Kraince
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Private Developments

China's Private Universities: A Successful Case Study
Ruth Hayhoe, Jing Lin
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Demand-Absorbing Private Institutions in Mexico
Juan Carlos Silas
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African Perspectives

African Higher Education: Projecting the Future
Damtew Teferra
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International Education Providers in Nigeria
Isaac Obasi, Olamide Adesina, Susan Obasi
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Higher Education Trends in Eritrea
Ravinder Rena
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India

Indian Higher Education at the Crossroads
Pawan Agarwal
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Vedanta University: A Flawed Pipe Dream
Philip Altbach
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Israel

Education Crisis in IsraelPayback Time for the Original Sin
Roxana Reichman
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The Relative Strength of Israel's Private Colleges
Daniel Levy
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European Trends

Rankings, Diversity, and Excellence: A European Policy Challenge?
Ellen Hazelkorn
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Performance-Based Funding of Universities: The Italian Experience
Tommaso Agasisti
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Countries and Regions

The University Entrance Exam Crisis in Iran
Shahrzad Kamyab
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