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Higher education in the developing world

Higher education in the developing world

changing contexts and institutional responses

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education, Higher -- Developing countries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by David W. Chapman and Ann E. Austin.
    SeriesGreenwood studies in higher education
    ContributionsChapman, David W., Austin, Ann E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC2610 .H55 2002, LC2610 .H55 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 278 p. ;
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18173859M
    ISBN 100313320160
    LC Control Number2001054713

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