African higher education and altbach’s influence

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This chapter reflects on the importance of the work of Philip Altbach to higher education, with particular attention to African higher education transformation as it intersects with power dynamics in the sphere of international higher education and the conceptualization of research universities in the context of the developing world. The chapter draws inferences about how African scholars might benefit from Altbach’s work and like-minded Western scholars to contribute to the advancement of African higher education.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHigher Education Dynamics
PublisherSpringer Science and Business Media B.V.
Number of pages9
StatePublished - 2014

Publication series

NameHigher Education Dynamics
ISSN (Print)1571-0378
ISSN (Electronic)2215-1923

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education


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