Positioning of private higher education institutions in the Western Balkans: emulation, differentiation and legitimacy building

@inproceedings{Brankovic2014PositioningOP,
  title={Positioning of private higher education institutions in the Western Balkans: emulation, differentiation and legitimacy building},
  author={Jelena Brankovic},
  year={2014}
}
This chapter looks into the dynamics of private higher education in the Western Balkan countries, a relatively recent phenomenon in the region. The chapter builds on the notion that despite policy makers’ attempt to put public and private higher education a par with each other, the institutional conditions in which these two sub-sectors operate are essentially different. This, as it is hereby argued, affects private institutions’ positioning in the environment in which they operate, while their… CONTINUE READING