Widening Higher Education Participation: A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

  • Anna Bennett
  • Erica Southgate
  • Mahsood Shah
  • Published By: Chandos Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 0081002467
  • ISBN-13: 9780081002469
  • DDC: 378
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 208 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This book aims to engage academics and scholars from different countries on a wide range of topics related to widening participation of students.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Figures.
About the Editors.
About the Contributors.
1: Systemic Equity Challenges: An Overview of the Role of Australian Universities in Student Equity and Social Inclusion.
2: Taking Stock of 50 Years of Participation in Canadian Higher Education.
3: Widening Participation in Aotearoa New Zealand Tertiary Education Since 2000.
4: Higher Education in Europe: Widening Participation.
5: The Challenge of Widening Participation to Higher Education in Brazil: Injustices, Innovations, and Outcomes.
6: Barriers Impeding Access to Higher Education: The Effects of Government Education Policy for Disadvantaged Palestinian Arab and Jewish Citizens.
7: Same Sky, Different Horizon: An Analysis of Disadvantaged Groups' Access to Prestigious Universities in Mainland China.
8: Access and Equity in Higher Education in Indonesia: A Review from the Periphery.
9: Developing Inclusive Learning to Improve the Engagement, Belonging, Retention, and Success of Students from Diverse Groups.
10: Widening Participation in Australia: Lessons on Equity, Standards, and Institutional Leadership.
11: The Tension between Access and Success: Challenges and Opportunities for Community Colleges in the United States.
12: Widening Access Through Higher Education Transformation: A Case Study of University of KwaZulu-Natal.
13: The Economic and Social Benefits of Widening Participation: Rhetoric or Reality?.
14: University Choosers and Refusers: Social Theory, Ideas of “Choice” and Implications for Widening Participation.
15: Global Perspectives on Widening Participation: Approaches and Concepts.