Transnational partnerships in higher education in China: The diversity and complexity of elite strategic alliances
Transnational partnerships between universities can illustrate the changing political, social and cultural terrain of global higher education. Drawing on secondary data analysis of government educational statistics, university webpages and a comprehensive literature review, this article focuses on transnational partnerships with particular reference to China in order to illuminate the diversifying relationships between networks of global universities. International partnerships develop in historical, geographic, social and cultural contexts and the analysis of Chinese universities’ partnerships across different social, cultural and geopolitical contexts indicates that, even within the elite groups of universities, transnational partnerships are diverse and complex. This article aims to demonstrate that the spread of internationalisation in the form of transnational partnership is not uniform but influenced by complex contextual factors, some of which are accentuating inequalities in the system.
|Journal Article Type||Article|
|Publication Date||Apr 18, 2016|
|Journal||London review of education|
|Publisher||Taylor & Francis (Routledge)|
|Peer Reviewed||Peer Reviewed|
|APA6 Citation||Montgomery, C. (2016). Transnational partnerships in higher education in China: The diversity and complexity of elite strategic alliances. London Review of Education, 14(1), (70-85). doi:10.18546/LRE.14.1.08. ISSN 1474-8460|
|Keywords||Transnational partnership; Internationalisation; Elites; Diversity|
|Copyright Statement||©Copyright 2016 Montgomery. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Licence, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.|
|Additional Information||This is a copy of an open access article published in London review of education, 2016, v.14 issue 1.|
©Copyright 2016 Montgomery. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Licence, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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