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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95
How do scientists, scholars, and other experts engage with the general public and with the communities affected by their work or residing in their sites of study? Where are the fine lines between public scholarship, civic engagement, and activism? Must academics 'give back' once they collect data and publish results? In this volume, authors... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 141.00
The incorporation of universities into medieval cities produced specific difficulties for and benefits to urban communities. Ranging from Coimbra to Prague, the case studies collected in this volume examine the particular forms of contact between two institutions which marked the Middle Ages. more...
- NIACE 2010; US$ 28.95
The untapped energy of universities and other institutions of higher education to address regional issues seems endless. Issues less defined by political boundaries and increasingly defined by place call for a new type of engagement. This book discusses the challenges of engagement, but also the possibilities. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 195.00
This volume is a unique collection of original pieces chronicling diverse national examples of university-community partnerships. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 39.95
A cross-disciplinary collection of 20 essays describing the journey to public scholarship, exploring the pleasures and perils associated with breaching the town-gown divide. Includes contributions from departments of geography, comparative literature, sociology, communications, history, English, public health, and biology Discusses their efforts to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95
The most complex social challenges ? such as post-secondary access and success for under-represented students, diversification of the workforce, poverty, environmental degradation, and global health ? exceed the problem-solving capacity of single organizations or societal sectors. Organizing for Social Partnershipprovides colleges and universities,... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 45.00
There is a trend to have universities make a stronger commitment to community engagement. This book offers a how-to resource for campus leaders who want to take a strategic approach to creating change within the university and in relation to the community. It emphasizes what to do to expand community engagement at the university, and explains how... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95
The Engaged University is a comprehensive empirical account of the global civic engagement movement in higher education. In universities around the world, something extraordinary is underway. Mobilizing their human and intellectual resources, institutions of higher education are directly tackling community problems ? combating poverty, improving... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 83.00
We are witnessing an explosion of universities and campuses nationwide, and urban schools play an important role in shaping the cities outside their walls. In The City as Campus , Sharon Haar uses Chicago as a case study to examine how universities interact with their urban contexts, demonstrating how higher education became integrated with ideas of... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 38.95
This collection of essays maps new and developing strategies for successful urban education, and will be useful to educators and policy-makers not only in London but also in other cities operating in similar contexts. more...