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  • World Yearbook of Education 2008by Debbie Epstein; Rebecca Boden; Rosemary Deem; Fazal Rizvi; Susan Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    This volume examines higher education in globalized conditions through a focus on the spatial, historic and economic relations of power in which it is embedded. Distinct geometries of power are emerging as the knowledge production capability of universities is increasingly globalized. Changes in the organization and practices of higher education tend... more...

  • Closed Minds?by Bruce L.R. Smith; Jeremy D. Mayer; A. Lee Fritschler

    Brookings Institution Press 2008; US$ 32.95

    Contrary to popular belief, the problem with U.S. higher education is not too much politics but too little. Far from being bastions of liberal bias, American universities have largely withdrawn from the world of politics. So conclude Bruce L. R. Smith, Jeremy Mayer, and Lee Fritschler in this illuminating book.osed Minds? d draws on data from interviews,... more...

  • The New Invisible Collegeby Caroline S. Wagner

    Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 26.95

    The twentieth century was the era of “big science.” Driven by strategic rivalries and fierce economic competition, wealthy governments invested heavily in national science establishments. Direct funding for institutions like the National Science Foundation and high-visibility projects, such as the race to the moon, fueled innovation, growth,... more...

  • Educating for Democracyby Anne Colby; Elizabeth Beaumont; Thomas Ehrlich; Josh Corngold

    Wiley 2010; US$ 45.00

    Educating for Democracy reports the results of the Political Engagement Project, a study of educational practices at the college level that prepare students for responsible democratic participation. In this book, coauthors Anne Colby, Elizabeth Beaumont, Thomas Ehrlich, and Josh Corngold show that education for political development can increase... more...

  • Accountability in Higher Educationby Bjorn Stensaker; Lee Harvey

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    The latest volume in the Routledge International Studies in Higher Education series, Accountability in Higher Education takes an in-depth look at accountability initiatives around the world. more...

  • A Chance for European Universitiesby Jo Ritzen

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    A virtually constant supply of graduates in the developed West and a potentially fast increase in the number of graduates in developing countries pose both new threats and new opportunities for European universities. more...

  • Essential Study Skillsby Tom Burns; Sandra Sinfield

    Sage Publications Ltd. 2008; US$ 36.00

    Watch Tom Burns introduce his book Essential Study Skills - Second Edition. Watch Sandra Sinfield discuss one of her favourite chapters - how to make the best notes. Praise for the first edition: The effect on our students was like star dust!". Anne Schofield, Ruskin College, Oxford. Student feedback from Study Skills sessions at London Metropolitan... more...

  • Higher Education as a Field of Study in Chinaby Xin Wang

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 69.99

    Higher Education as a Field of Study in China concerns higher education as an academic field_the evolving nature of the field in light of the overall development of higher education in China. Xin Wang illustrates how higher education is becoming an interdisciplinary field rather than a subfield under the discipline of education, especially when higher... more...

  • Leadership for World-Class Universitiesby Philip G. Altbach

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 47.95

    Leadership for World-Class Universities reveals how "world-class" thinking and policy can help university leaders employ modern solutions to the challenges facing higher education today. more...

  • Business Practices in Higher Educationby Mark A. Kretovics

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 48.95

    Business Practices in Higher Education is a breakthrough guide offering higher education and student affairs professionals an understanding of the fundamental business nature of colleges and universities. more...