The article examines the evolution of the Italian university system, dealing in turn with the basic structural features of the system, the impact of mass higher education, and the reforms of the '90s. The conclusions are pessimistic. Given the divided views of the principal stakeholders - the economic community, the professoriat, the students - social support for a competitive process of differentiation of the currently overloaded academic institutions is problematic.

On (Not) Coping with Mass Higher Education: The Italian Experience

GIGLIOLI, PIER PAOLO
2006

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The article examines the evolution of the Italian university system, dealing in turn with the basic structural features of the system, the impact of mass higher education, and the reforms of the '90s. The conclusions are pessimistic. Given the divided views of the principal stakeholders - the economic community, the professoriat, the students - social support for a competitive process of differentiation of the currently overloaded academic institutions is problematic.
Transition to Mass Higher Education Systems: International Comparisons & Perspectives
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GIGLIOLI P.P.
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