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- 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...
- 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 Far from being bastions of liberal bias, American universities have largely withdrawn from the world of politics.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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...