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Issues in Higher Education

Private Higher Education in Post-Communist Europe

In Search of Legitimacy

Editors: Slantcheva, S., Levy, D. (Eds.)

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An exploration of international privatization of higher education in post-communist Europe from two top scholars in the field. Levy and Slantcheva trace the ramifications of globalization in Central and Eastern Europe as well as in the former Soviet republics.

About the authors

SNEJANA SLANTCHEVA is Director of the Regional Center for Research on Private Higher Education in Central and Eastern Europe, and is a member of PROPHE. She is the author of several articles including Private Higher Education in Bulgaria.

DANIEL LEVY is Distinguished Professor of Education, SUNY-Albany and Director of PROPHE (Program for Research on Private Higher Education). He is the author/editor of Mexico's Struggle for Democratic Development, Higher Education Policy in Latin America, and The Golden Age of University Assistance in the Americas.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Introduction Private Higher Education in Post-Communist Europe: In Search of Legitimacy

    Slantcheva, Snejana (et al.)

    Pages 1-23

  • The Long Quest for Legitimacy: An Extended Gaze from Europe’s Western Parts

    Neave, Guy

    Pages 27-53

  • Legitimating the Difference: Private Higher Education Institutions in Central and Eastern Europe

    Slantcheva, Snejana

    Pages 55-73

  • Legitimacy Sources and Private Growth in the Post-Communist Context

    Pachuashvili, Marie

    Pages 75-93

  • Gaining Legitimacy: A Continuum on the Attainment of Recognition

    Giesecke, Hans C.

    Pages 95-118

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Private Higher Education in Post-Communist Europe
Book Subtitle
In Search of Legitimacy
Editors
  • S. Slantcheva
  • D. Levy
Series Title
Issues in Higher Education
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-60439-1
DOI
10.1057/9780230604391
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-7425-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-53482-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 329
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