Quality, Access and Social Justice in Higher Education
As part of the quest to achieve holistic reform in the Indian education system, Quality,... more
As part of the quest to achieve holistic reform in the Indian education system, Quality, Access and Social Justice in Higher Education highlights the need to address the ground realities of educational policies and practices in India. The book focuses its discussions on the issues of the quality of education provided, the ease of access to education in India, and its spread across diverse social groupsissues critical to the building of a truly developed nation. Recognizing the obstacles faced by reformatory initiatives in the field of education, this volume brings to the fore possible resolutions that will help shape effective educational policies. With a comparative view of developed and developing nations, the essays also open up the debate on the impact of globalization and privatization on higher education. This insightful study on the state of higher education in India will be of interest to scholars and practitioners in the fields of sociology and education, as well as policymakers at every level of administrative reform.