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  • Cosmopolitanismby Stan van Hooft

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Cosmopolitanism is a demanding and contentious moral position. It urges us to embrace the whole world into our moral concerns and to apply the standards of impartiality and equity across boundaries of nationality, race, religion or gender in a way that would have been unheard of even fifty years ago. It suggests a range of virtues which the cosmopolitan... more...

  • Understanding Virtue Ethicsby Stan van Hooft

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95

    More and more philosophers have advocated varieties of virtue-based ethics that challenge moral theory traditionally founded on moral obligation and the delineation of what is right or wrong in given situations. Virtue ethics, which focuses upon the character of moral agents more than on the moral status of their actions or the consequences of those... more...

  • Stepping up to the Second Year at Universityby Clare Milsom; Martyn Stewart; Mantz Yorke; Elena Zaitseva

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Programmes in higher education tend to focus attention on the student?s first year (because of concerns about student transition and retention) and on their final year (because of student exiting for their future careers). The middle year(s) of programmes receive relatively little attention which can often lead to a slump in student development at... more...

  • Leaving Earlyby Mantz Yorke

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 69.95

    Presents the findings of new research into the problem of students dropping-out from their courses, and provides information that will help institutions understand and address the problem. The book clarifies definitions of non-completion, looks at what influences students to leave early, assesses the implications for the institution's performance and... more...

  • Retention and Student Success in Higher Educationby Mantz Yorke

    McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 57.00

    Issues of retention and student success are topics of great interest. Government and the HE sector have woken up to the implications for public finance and equity of students not completing their studies. This book is useful for policy makers, higher education managers, and lecturers. more...

  • Grading Student Achievement in Higher Educationby Mantz Yorke

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 180.00

    A lot hangs on the summative grades that students are given. A good degree opens doors which otherwise might remain closed. Yet, as higher education is now a mass rather than an elite system, what is expected of its graduates is different from the expectations of previous generations. Students are expected not only to be able to demonstrate high standards... more...

  • The Right to Life and the Value of Lifeby Jon Yorke

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 165.00

    This groundbreaking book is the first collection to investigate the law, political science and ethical perspectives collectively in relation to the right and value of life. It presents a much-needed examination of key issues in a broad practical and theoretical context, and holds broad appeal for scholars, researchers, and students occupied with issues... more...

  • A Case to Answerby Margaret Yorke

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 8.99

    The day Jerry Hunt meets Charlotte Frost is the day he decides to abandon his rebellious, criminal ways. Despite the fact that Jerry's been to prison and has vowed never to return, he continues to run a successful scam with his friend Pete in which Jerry sweet-talks a homeowner at the front door, while Pete breaks in at the back. But the day Jerry... more...

  • Devlinby Erin Yorke

    Harlequin Enterprises Pty Ltd, Australia 2012; US$ 7.99

    A Rebel Heart Held Her Fast. and young noblewoman Alyssa Howett knew she had no choice but to release Devlin Fitzhugh, the wild Irish hero who had freed her woman's soul. A Warrior Walked Alone. His fealty was only to his sworn chieftain or so Devlin Fitzhugh had always believed. Then fate brought him a daughter he'd never known and a passion... more...

  • Into The Woodsby John Yorke

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; Not Available

    Into The Woods is a revelation of the fundamental structure and meaning of all stories, from the man responsible for more hours of drama on British television than anyone else, John Yorke. We all love stories. Many of us love to tell them, and even dream of making a living from it too. But what is a story? Hundreds of books about screenwriting... more...