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The Decline of the Guru

The Academic Profession in Developing and Middle-Income Countries

by Philip G. Altbach

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Open learning & distance education,
  • Selection and appointment,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Education,
  • Social conditions,
  • Educational Policy & Reform,
  • Higher,
  • Education / Educational Reform,
  • College teachers,
  • Cross-cultural studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9876021M
    ISBN 10031229591X
    ISBN 109780312295912

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