University Autonomy in Russian Federation Since Perestroika

1st Edition

Olga Bain

Published March 28, 2003
Reference - 240 Pages
ISBN 9780415932967 - CAT# RT3046
Series: RoutledgeFalmer Studies in Higher Education


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This study focuses on the national higher education policies and institutional strategies that foster or hinder individual Russian universities in applying newfound principles of autonomy. This new autonomy has become more dramatic with the decentralization of power, transition to the market economy, and severe state austerity since Perestroika. This book suggests a model of a university that utilizes its autonomous discretion to institute innovations that build on its potential so as to overcome adverse situations.

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