Student Financing of Higher Education
A comparative perspective
Edited by Donald E. Heller, Claire Callender
Routledge – 2013 – 266 pages
The financing of higher education is undergoing great change in many countries around the world. In recent years many countries are moving from a system where the costs of funding higher education are shouldered primarily by taxpayers, through government subsidies, to one where students pay a larger share of the costs. There are a number of factors driving these trends, including:
This volume will help to contribute to an understanding of how these trends occur in various countries and regions around the world, and the impact they have on higher education institutions, students, and society as a whole. With contributions for the UK, USA, South Africa and China this vital new book gives a truly global picture of the rapidly changing situation
Section I: Cross-National Issues in Student Financing of Higher Education
Rachel Brooks and Johanna Waters
Section II: Country and Regional Studies
Daniel C. Levy and Prachayani Praphamontripong Kanwar
Barrett J. Taylor and Christopher C. Morphew
Donald E. Heller is Dean of the College of Education and Professor in the Department of Educational Administration at Michigan State University.
Claire Callender is Professor of Higher Education Policy at Birkbeck College and Professor of Higher Education Studies at the Institute of Education, University of London.