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  • Governing Cross-Border Higher Educationby Christopher Ziguras; Grant McBurnie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    Governing Cross-Border Higher Education examines the role of governments in relation to three key aspects of international education: student mobility; migration of international students; and transnational provision through collaboration or branch campuses. The research for this book is informed by interviews with key stakeholders in ten countries... more...

  • Learning in Landscapes of Practiceby Etienne Wenger-Trayner; Mark Fenton-O'Creevy; Steven Hutchinson; Chris Kubiak; Beverly Wenger-Trayner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    If the body of knowledge of a profession is a living landscape of practice, then our personal experience of learning can be thought of as a journey through this landscape. Within Learning in Landscapes of Practice , this metaphor is further developed in order to start an important conversation about the nature of practice knowledge, identity and... more...

  • Foucault and a Politics of Confession in Educationby Andreas Fejes; Katherine Nicoll

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    In liberal, democratic and capitalist societies today, we are increasingly invited to disclose our innermost thoughts to others. We are asked to turn our gaze inwards, scrutinizing ourselves, our behaviours and beliefs, while talking and writing about ourselves in these terms. This form of disclosure of the self resonates with older forms of church... more...

  • Learning Through Supervised Practice in Student Affairsby Steven M. Janosik; Diane L. Cooper; Sue A. Saunders; Joan B. Hirt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    For future student affairs professionals and higher education administrators, the supervised practice experience is where theory learned in the classroom is put into practice. Learning through Supervised Practice in Student Affairs assists students in applying leadership, advising, conflict management, and planning skills to their practice. This... more...

  • Canada 2014by Wayne C. Thompson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 18.99

    The contents in this volume are organized into sections dealing with Canada?s culture; geography; people; history; political system (including the constitution, monarchy, parliament, legal and court system, federalism and the provinces, parties and elections); defense; economy; the future; and a comprehensive bibliography.... more...

  • Crafting a Classby Elizabeth A. Duffy; Idana Goldberg

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 43.50

    Admissions and financial aid policies at liberal arts colleges have changed dramatically since 1955. Through the 1950s, most colleges in the United States enrolled fewer than 1000 students, nearly all of whom were white. Few colleges were truly selective in their admissions; they accepted most students who applied. In the 1960s, as the children of... more...

  • Luminariesby Patricia H. Marks

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 54.00

    Princeton University enjoys a global reputation as a productive scholarly community that emphasizes excellence in teaching, where senior faculty teach freshmen while making seminal contributions to the advancement of learning. Less well known are the enduring friendships that flourish as a result of the union of research and teaching. This volume... more...

  • Ever the Teacherby William G. Bowen

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 82.50

    In one of his commencement talks as President of Princeton University, William G. Bowen called upon the assembled graduates to find ways, in their lives, to blend "the powers of the mind and the promptings of the heart." This collection of his presidential writings--drawn from annual reports, opening exercises addresses, commencement remarks, and... more...

  • Students and National Socialism in Germanyby Geoffrey J. Giles

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 47.95

    This study explains the rise and evaluates the strength of the National Socialist Students' Association (NSDStB) during the whole period of its existence from 1926 to 1945. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished... more...

  • What's Happened to the Humanities?by Alvin B. Kernan; William G. Bowen; Harold T. Shapiro

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.95

    This volume of specially commissioned original essays presents the thoughts of some of the most distinguished commentators within the American academy on the fundamental changes that have taken place in the humanities in the latter part of the twentieth century. In the transformation of American higher education from the university to the "demoversity,"... more...