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Higher Education in Turmoil: The Changing World of Internationalization

  title={Higher Education in Turmoil: The Changing World of Internationalization},
  author={Jane Knight},
  • J. Knight
  • Published 5 December 2008
  • Political Science
Internationalization is a pervasive force shaping and challenging higher education as it faces the new realities and turbulence of globalization. In a thoughtful and provocative way, this book provides a critical perspective on the rationales, benefi ts, risks, strategies, and outcomes of internationalization. A look at the diversity of approaches to internationalization across institutions and countries around the world emphasizes that “one size does not fi t all” when it comes to integrating… 

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