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Fair Access to Higher Education: Global Perspectives. Edited by Anna Mountford-Zimdars, Daniel Sabbagh, and David Post
The University of Chicago Press, coming January 2015, 288 p.
What does “fairness” mean internationally in terms of access to higher education? Increased competition for places in elite universities has prompted a worldwide discussion regarding the fairness of student admission policies. Despite budget cuts from governments—and increasing costs for students—competition is fierce at the most prestigious institutions. Universities, already under stress, face a challenge in balancing institutional research goals, meeting individual aspirations for upward social mobility, and promoting the democratic ideal of equal opportunity. Fair Access to Higher Education addresses this challenge from a broad, transnational perspective...
How different were the 2011 elections? Did the political environment in the run-up to the elections restrict the capacity of political organizations to "organize and express themselves"? Could the relative restriction of civil and political freedoms affect the pattern of voting and electoral outcomes? Do the election outcomes represent the people's view? To answer these questions, this new book edited by Sandrine Perrot, Sabiti Makara, Jérôme Lafargue and Marie-Aude Fouéré applies a multidisciplinary approach to conducting a multifaceted analysis of the 2011 elections in Uganda.
Fountain Publishers, 2014.
Jean-Pierre Pagé (dir.)
Françoise Mengin (dir.)Daniel Sabbagh et al. (dir.)
Grégoire MallardAdrien FauveCritique Internationale, n°65
Soraya SidaniJacques Rupnik (dir.)
Terence Gomez, François Bafoil, Kee-Cheok Cheong (dir.)Frédéric Charillon et Alain Dieckhoff (dir.)