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  • The Community Engagement and Service Mission of Universitiesby Patricia Inman; Hans G. Schuetze

    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...

  • University-Community Collaborations for the Twenty-First Centuryby Richard M. Lerner; Lou Anna K. Simon

    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...

  • The Stewardship of Higher Educationby David M. Callejo Perez

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99

    Understanding the entrepreneurial nature of universities?in particular, the relationship between education and health in relation to development and wellness of communities?this volume provides a description/narration of the efforts in how universities can address their shifting contexts while engaging their communities in social change. In the development... more...

  • Managing Civic And Community Engagementby David Watson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 51.00

    Contends that genuine engagement, with the community and with civil society, can be uncertain and risky, but that it plays an essential role in managing higher education institutions. This book provides key reading for people interested in equity and diversity in higher education, including those studying aspects of higher education management. more...

  • Practising Public Scholarshipby Katharyne Mitchell

    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... more...

  • Les universités et la ville au Moyen Âgeby Daniel Le Blévec

    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...

  • Organizing for Social Partnershipby David J. Siegel

    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...

  • Becoming an Engaged Campusby Carole A. Beere; James C. Votruba; Gail W. Wells; Lee S. Shulman

    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...

  • The Engaged Universityby David Watson; Robert Hollister; Susan E. Stroud; Elizabeth Babcock

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • The City as Campusby Sharon Haar

    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...