Social Mobility, Social Inequality, and the Role of Higher Education (Studies in Critical Social Sciences) (Paperback)

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Social Mobility, Social Inequality, and the Role of Higher Education (Studies in Critical Social Sciences) By Elena G. Popkova (Editor), Bruno S. Sergi (Editor), Konstantin V. Vodenko (Editor) Cover Image
By Elena G. Popkova (Editor), Bruno S. Sergi (Editor), Konstantin V. Vodenko (Editor)
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Social Mobility, Social Inequality, and the Role of Higher Education explores the role of higher education in increasing social mobility and reducing social inequality in today's world.

The first part examines the cultural openness of the knowledge society and its contribution to reducing social inequalities. The second part examines inclusive higher education in support of social mobility. The third part reveals digital technologies in higher education and their significance for the growth of social mobility. The fourth part discusses the best international practices and offers recommendations for educational management in support of reducing social inequalities.

About the Author


Elena G. Popkova is the founder and president of the Institute of Scientific Communications (Russia) and Leading researcher of the Center for applied research of the chair "Economic policy and public-private partnership" of Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) (Moscow, Russia). Her scientific interests include the theory of economic growth, sustainable development, globalization, humanization of economic growth, emerging markets, social entrepreneurship, and the digital economy and Industry 4.0. Elena G. Popkova organizes Russian and international scientific and practical conferences and is the editor and author of collective monographs, and serves as a guest editor of international scientific journals. She has published more than 300 works in Russian and foreign peer-reviewed scientific journals and books.Bruno S. Sergi is Professor of International Economics, University of Messina, and Associate, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University. He teaches at the Harvard Extension School on the economics of emerging markets and the political economy of Russia and China. He also teaches political economy and international finance at the University of Messina, Italy. He is Series Editor of Cambridge's Elements in the Economics of Emerging Markets, as well as Editor for Entrepreneurship and Global Economic Growth and Co-Series Editor of Lab for Entrepreneurship and Development. He is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Trade and Global Markets, the International Journal of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies, and the International Journal of Monetary Economics and Finance. He is Associate Editor of The American Economist.Konstantin V. Vodenko is a professor in the scientific specialty "Social structure, social institutions and processes". He is the head of the master's program "State and Municipal socio-economic policy in the field of State and municipal Administration". He is the first deputy editor-in-chief of the scientific journal Humanities of the South of Russia. He is a member of the organizing committees of various international conferences.
Product Details
ISBN: 9798888902387
Publisher: Haymarket Books
Publication Date: June 11th, 2024
Pages: 390
Language: English
Series: Studies in Critical Social Sciences