Series editor(s): Professor Carol Camp-Yeakey
Subject Area: Education
|Title:||Introduction to Section Three|
|Author(s):||Robert T. Teranishi|
|Volume:||7 Editor(s): Walter R. Allen, Robert T. Teranishi, Marguerite Bonous-Hammarth ISBN: 978-1-78052-640-9 eISBN: 978-1-78052-641-6|
|Citation:||Robert T. Teranishi (2012), Introduction to Section Three, in Walter R. Allen, Robert T. Teranishi, Marguerite Bonous-Hammarth (ed.) As the World Turns: Implications of Global Shifts in Higher Education for Theory, Research and Practice (Advances in Education in Diverse Communities: Research, Policy and Praxis, Volume 7), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp.236-238|
|DOI:||10.1108/S1479-358X(2012)0000007032 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
|Article type:||Chapter Item|
Globalization has been a significant factor in shaping the world market, as well as higher and postsecondary education. In response to the shift to knowledge-based economies and postsecondary degrees increasingly being a prerequisite for work and engaged citizenry, the massification of higher education has led to more and more people aspiring to college enrollment. However, despite high postsecondary educational aspirations being shared across racial, cultural, and economic groups, there continue to be significant disparities among racial, ethnic, and economic groups in college access and success – a trend that has even increased in some cases.
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