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- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 45.00
Becoming an Engaged Campus offers campus leaders a systematic and detailed approach to creating an environment where public engagement can grow and flourish. The book explains not only what to do to expand community engagement and how to do it, but it also explores how to document, evaluate, and communicate university engagement efforts. Praise... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95
Engaging in Social Partnerships helps practitioners advance democratic engagement by creating spaces where institutions of higher education, community groups, and other organizations can come together. This important book prepares higher education professionals to become reflective practitioners while working in collaborations that span not only... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This book explores social topics and experiences that illustrate the various ways in which the family unit influences and impacts college students. In the text, the authors not only explore family memories, but also challenge the traditional lack of inclusion and appreciation for ?family? as knowledge producers and educational allies. This book spotlights... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
The editors of "The University as Urban Developer" now extend that work's groundbreaking analysis of the university's important role in the growth and development of the American city to the global view. Linking the fields of urban development, higher education, and urban design, "Global Universities and Urban Development" covers universities and communities... more...