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International Assistance and State-University Relations

By Jo Bastiaens

Routledge – 2009 – 240 pages

Series: Studies in Higher Education

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Description

This book explores the goals, efforts and outcomes of international assistance to higher education over the past three decades and investigates how these have impacted changing State-university relations. Focusing on the case study of Indonesia, Bastiaens demonstrates how international aid facilitated and at times actively encouraged changing patterns of state-university relations from state control towards greater institutional autonomy. Through the use of various case studies from throughout the country and critical analysis of the relationships between international donors and domestic reformers, Bastiaens shows how the educational system of Indonesia was able to diversify resources, generate income, and become increasingly autonomous from government.

Contents

1. Introduction 2. International Assistance Goals 3. International Donor Efforts 4. Outcomes 5. Assistance and Autonomy: Possibility or Contradiction? Annexes.

Author Bio

Jo Bastiaens is the Program Director of the Center for Intercultural Management and International Communication the University College Mechelen in Belgium. He worked for over 15 years as a staff member or consultant with bilateral and multilateral development agencies

Name: International Assistance and State-University Relations (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Jo Bastiaens. This book explores the goals, efforts and outcomes of international assistance to higher education over the past three decades and investigates how these have impacted changing State-university relations. Focusing on the case study of Indonesia,...
Categories: International & Comparative Education, Study of Higher Education, Education Politics, South East Asian Studies