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Tuition policies in a comparative perspective: theoretical and political rationales

Marcucci, Pamela; Johnstone, D. Bruce

Abstract:
This paper is a comparative study on tuition fee policies and practices in Austria, Australia, Scotland, Ethiopia, China amongst other countries.The authors place the study within the context of finance, ideology and politics.The underlying principles for setting a tuition fee policy are included in the discusssion as well as the factors which determine the type of tuition fee policy to be implemented. The outcomes of these case studies are highlighted. The article concludes with a brief discussion of future trends with regard to the enrolment of underprivileged students in higher education.

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Document Title: Tuition policies in a comparative perspective: theoretical and political rationales


Document Type:Journal Article (Peer Reviewed)
Subject Area:Finance and Physical Resources
Country:International
Keywords:Higher Education Policy, Tuition Fees, Financing of Higher Education


File Size:1.47 MB
Rights:Pamela Marcucci
Additional information:Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, Forthcoming V29/1, April 2007
Date Added:13 December 2006


Marcucci, P, Johnstone, B (2006).Tuition fee policies in a comparative perspective: theoretical and political rationales