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By Rattana Lao

This e-book bargains a serious exam of latest greater schooling reforms in Thailand located within the broader ancient, socio-economic and political alterations. via a qualitative case research with 3 equipment of inquiry, this ebook explores why diversified 'global schooling guidelines' such quasi-privatisation, internationalization, as caliber review (QA) have resonated in Thailand larger schooling area. Grounded in coverage borrowing and lending, this e-book makes use of the politics, economics and tradition of borrowing to examine significant reforms in Thailand for the earlier 100 years. it really is argued that old legacy, coverage contexts and trust structures of coverage elites play pivotal roles in facilitating coverage alterations or the inability thereof. whereas old research elucidates that the Thai nation has continually been an energetic borrower of western principles, the perseverance of the 'Thai-ness' discourse has usually been used to signify its so-called independence and idiosyncrasy. This in-depth research of the Thai case goals to give a contribution to the serious stories in Asian schooling, comparative larger schooling, coverage borrowing and lending and Thai reports. The tradition of Borrowing intensively experiences the coverage appropriation within the Thai schooling approach via analysing:

•????? Selective Borrowing and the ancient improvement of Thai better schooling

•????? The Asian financial predicament as Window of chance: independent University

•?????Internationalization of educating: Quantitative and Qualitative demanding situations

•????? The Emergence of caliber guidelines and their Rationales

•????? The meant and unintentional outcomes of caliber guidelines

This e-book will attract researchers in schooling, really to students learning academic regulations in the context of tertiary schooling. it's going to additionally curiosity students specialising in Asian and South-east Asian Studies.

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