Contents Page Chapter One: The Funding of Higher Education; The Oscillating Balance between the Public and Private Financing of the University Chapter Two: Distance Learning and the Rise of the MOOCs: The more Things Change; the more they Stay the Same Chapter Three: The Ecology of State Higher-Education Policymaking in the U.S. Chapter Four: The Australian Hybrid: Public and Private Higher Education Funding Chapter Five: The United Kingdom Divided: Contested Income-Contingent Student Loans Chapter Six: The Robust Privateness and Publicness of Higher Education: Expansion through Privatization in Poland Chapter Seven: Germany: Resistance to Fee-Paying Chapter Eight: Is Higher Education in Latin America a Public Good? Issues of Funding, Expansion, Stratification and Equity Chapter Nine: Higher Education Development in China: Fast Growth and Governmental Policy since the Chinese Economic Reform of 1978 Chapter Ten: Whither the Japanese System of Higher Education? Higher Education as a Public and Private Good - Differentiation and Realignment Chapter Eleven: How Inexorable is the Shift from the Public to the Private Funding of Higher Education?
David Palfreyman is Director of the Oxford Centre for Higher Education Policy Studies (OxCHEPS), New College, University of Oxford, UK. Ted Tapper is a Visiting Fellow at the Oxford Centre for Higher Education Policy Studies (OxCHEPS), New College, University of Oxford, UK. Scott Thomas is Professor and Dean of the College of Education and Social Services at the University of Vermont, USA.