Higher Education Expansion and the Growth of Science: The Institutionalization of Higher Education Systems in Seven Countries, 1945–2015

The Century of Science

ISBN: 978-1-78714-470-5, eISBN: 978-1-78714-469-9

ISSN: 1479-3679

Publication date: 1 September 2017

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Comparing these highly dissimilar countries nevertheless reveals important common patterns, and the variable paces of higher education expansion can be explained by national, social, and political factors driving the institutionalization of higher education and research.

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Zapp, M. (2017), "Higher Education Expansion and the Growth of Science: The Institutionalization of Higher Education Systems in Seven Countries, 1945–2015", The Century of Science (International Perspectives on Education and Society, Vol. 33), Emerald Publishing Limited, pp. 37-53. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1479-367920170000033004

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