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Student Mobilities, Migration and the Internationalization of Higher Education

Authors: Brooks, R., Waters, J.

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This book develops a comprehensive understanding of the motivations and experiences of students who choose to study abroad for the whole or part of a degree. It includes case studies of students from East Asia, Europe and the UK, and considers the implications of their movement for contemporary higher education.

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RACHEL BROOKS Professor of Education at Brunel University, UK and co-convenor of the British Sociological Association's Youth Study Group. Her research focuses on the internationalization of education, citizenship education and political engagement, and young people's experiences of education and training.  She is author of Friendship and Educational Choice.
 
JOHANNA WATERS Senior Lecturer in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Birmingham, UK. Previously, she worked for six years in the Department of Geography at the University of Liverpool, UK. She has published widely on transnational migration and international education and has conducted extensive fieldwork in Canada, the UK and Hong Kong.

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"This is a timely book. It is also an interesting and well-written piece, which provides a good introduction to the topics of mobility and...internationalization in higher education." - Journal of Research in International Education

"This book offers so much more than the title suggests!...The authors take us on a fascinating journey through related theoretical debates around globalisation, migration and knowledge construction...This book should be valuable for anyone working in international and comparative education." - Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education

"A valuable overview of the issues arising from the increasing internationalisation of higher education." - British Journal of Sociology of Education

"Highly recommended for scholars and policymakers in HE in both the theoretical and applied domains." - Higher Education Policy

"For students, researchers, and practitioners interested in the topic of international students, this book certainly comes recommended." - Higher Education


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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Student Mobilities, Migration and the Internationalization of Higher Education
Authors
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-30558-8
DOI
10.1057/9780230305588
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-57844-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-36769-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-137-34599-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 196
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