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Description - Global Mobility and Higher Learning by Anatoly Oleksiyenko

*Winner of the Best Book Award from Researchers and Students and Study Abroad Programmes at the CIES2019 conference 2019

This book examines learning-mobility tensions and ties caused by convergences and divergences of social, organizational and cognitive forces in global higher education. As some of these forces generate status anxiety, and others enhanced self-worth, this volume asks the questions: How can students navigate treacherous education markets to reduce the former and increase the latter? Which specific forces and confluences enhance the quality of self-discovery? Does the search for identity and meaning produce better results when conducted internationally? Which transformative drivers of global mobility enhance social mobility? What allows some students to gain the capacity for impactful higher learning at a time when others lose it? Why are strategically minded students increasingly concerned about equality and the quality of contribution to the common good of education, rather than about their own status? What makes some places of learning stand out when students recount their journeys of self-discovery and roads to self-worth?

This book includes a broad range of stories and firsthand perspectives that are often overlooked in the process of internationalization of higher education. The narratives offer important insights to consider, given the ever-increasing disquiets of competitiveness-oriented global higher education.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415634045
ISBN-10: 0415634040
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 232
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Mar-2018
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Anatoly Oleksiyenko

Anatoly V. Oleksiyenko is Associate Professor at the Division of Policy, Administration and Social Science, Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

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