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- Wiley 2001; US$ 40.00 US$ 34.67
This is an encompassing review that addresses all aspects of literacy (reading, numeracy, and technological literacy, for example) with a global perspective. It connects the objectives of literacy education with broader areas of social welfare, including health, employment and political and economic empowerment. The second volume in a new annual... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.95
Student Life in a Class Society covers specific topics within the general field of social anthropology. This book discusses the social class composition and influence in the student body of the University of Edinburgh, as well as the motives of students entering the university. This book is composed of four parts, encompassing 16 chapters. The first... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00
We are at a seminal transition point for many institutions. The dinosaurs took millennia to disappear or transform. We should not expect the period of transformation for universities to take that long. And, as with some dinosaurs, we should expect that some will survive relatively unchanged. But for most, in a world made global by the electronic network,... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 199.00
This ebook presents papers which look at the future of education and different perceptions of what will be seen as the 'new normal'. Complementing a 2011 ebook, 'The New Normal', this ebook brings together an international group of eminent authors. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 64.00
The freedom of academics to pursue knowledge and truth in their research, writing, and teaching is a fundamental principle of contemporary higher education in the United States. But this freedom has been hard won and regularly abridged, reinterpreted, and violated. Academic freedom has been central to many issues and controversies in higher education... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85
Philanthropy has long been a distinctive feature of American culture, but its crucial role in the economic well-being of the nation--and the world--has remained largely unexplored. Why Philanthropy Matters takes an in-depth look at philanthropy as an underappreciated force in capitalism, measures its critical influence on the free-market system,... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 30.95
The Making of Chicana/o Studies traces the philosophy and historical development of the discipline from precursor movements to the Civil Rights era to today, focusing on the political machinations in higher education that sought to destroy it. As a renowned leader, activist, scholar, and founding member of the movement to establish this curriculum... more...