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Introduction by the Series Editors; Rupert Maclean.- Acknowledgements.- Table of Figures.- Table of Tables.- 1. Trans-national Student Mobility: Introducing New Paradigms for Researching International Students_ Exploring Global Student Mobility as an Asian Phenomena_Global Student Mobility: From Development and Donors to Markets and Consumption_ The Rise of Asia, Private Wealth and Student Mobility_ The Global Talent Pool and Mobility_The Global Backlash and Resistance to Global Mobility_ Australia: Skills Shortages, Migration and the Backlash Politics_ International Education a Risky Business: Whose Risk is it anyway?.- 2. Trans-national Education: Big Business around the Globe_ Who is an International Student?_ What Motivates International Students?_ Australia: Aggressive Marketing and Sustained Growth_ The United States: At a Tipping Point post S11_ The United Kingdom: Capitalising on Historic Global Connection_ France and Germany_ Canada and New Zealand_ New Contenders in the International Student Market_ Japan and Russia.- 3. The International Student: Exploring the Invisible Subject of Global Mobility_ Developing a New Theory to Interpret Global Students Mobility_ The Risk Society: Globalisation and Identity_ Implications of the Risk Society for Students_ 4. English and the International Student: Getting Started, Getting on and Being Understood_ English the Global Language of Higher Education?_ Australian English: Local Variation and International Education_ Internationalising Universities in Australia: From "Helping Hand to Commercialisation".- 5. Internationalisation in the Asia Pacific: Education Hubs in Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia_ Education Hubs in the Asia Pacific and Student Mobility: Myths or Reality?_ Hong Kong: Non-Local or International Students?_ Hong Kong and "Internationalisation"_ Singapore as an Education Hub: The Global Schoolhouse Concept_ Malaysia: 2020 Vision as an Education Hub_ Developments in the Internationalisation of Malaysian Higher Education_ Asian Education, Hubs, Internationalization and International Students.- 6. East Asia, China and the "Asianisation" of Mobility_ Higher Education in China: Modernisation, Local Growth and Global Mobility.- 7. Experiencing Global Student Mobility in Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia_ Hong Kong: Non-locals Experiencing the Local_ Why Hong Kong?_ First Impressions_ Making Friends_ Getting On and Getting Help_ The Future_Singapore: Building the Global Schoolhouse?_ Why Singapore?_ First Impressions_ Making Friends_ Getting On and Getting Help_ Being Prepared_ The Future_ Malaysia: Muslim and Islamic Connections_ Why Malaysia?_ First Impressions_ Making Friends_ Status_ Research_ Getting Help_ Being Prepared_ Living in Malaysia_ The Future_ Key Issues in Global Student Mobility in Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia.- 8. International Students, Anxiety and Risk in the Post September 11th Nation State_ The North/South Global Divide and Student Mobility.- 9. The Experience of Australia's International Students: High Risks and Desperately Seeking Associations_ Global Student Mobility: Experience and Impressions.- 10. Between the Flags! From Local Dangers to Global Risks for International Students.- 11. Welcoming Students to Our Town: Engaging Community Based Support_ Local Government Puts the Local into Global for Students_ Welcome to Wollongong: A Case Study of Partnership of Students, Staff, the Academy, the Local Community and the Town.- 12. Integration Students: Towards Global Citizenship. Toward New Perspectives on Global Student Mobility_ Beyond Denial and Ambivalence_ Responding to Complexity and Diversity through Global Partnership_ Rituals and Symbols for Global Optimism.- References.- Index.

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"International education was once a discreet area that concerned few institutions and few individuals. Now it is a major industry that impacts thousands of institutions and millions of students. Kell and Vogl offer an excellent overview on a topic whose time has come. This is a text that many will want to read and learn from as they struggle to figure out a plan for their own institutions. A good read on an important topic."
Prof. William G. Tierney,
Director, Center for Higher Education Policy Analysis,
University of Southern California, USA

"The OECD's Education at a Glance 2011 report has highlighted an interesting trend in so far as international student mobility is concerned. In absolute terms, the largest numbers of international students are from China, India and Korea. Asians account for 52% of all students studying abroad worldwide. This book, International Students in the Asia Pacific: Mobility, Risks and Global Optimism by Peter Kell and Gillian Vogl is an important book which analyses this important trend in the Asia Pacific region. This book makes a very significant contribution to our understanding of the dynamics of international student mobility in the Asia Pacific region, the risk associated with this mobility and its future scenario. Read together, the chapters which are well researched and written provide us with useful theoretical edge, convincing empirical evidence and important policy prescriptions."
Professor Dr. Morshidi Sirat,
Deputy Director General of Higher Education (Public Sector),
Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia

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