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  • Education in Scotlandby Margaret M Clark; Margaret Clark; Pamela Munn

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95

    Education in Scotland is markedly different from what happens in the rest of the UK - with a different National Curriculum, school boards to oversee school management and a General Teaching Council which has been in existence since 1965. Whilst there are many examples of successful and innovative practice in Scotland, the system is quite often not... more...

  • Britain's Educational Reformby Mike Howarth

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 200.00

    This book questions many of Britain's idiosyncratic attitudes towards education. Dimensions missing from Britain's recent reforms, but present in Japan are highlighted. The author argues that Britain could learn a lot from Japan in order to improve education and vocational training considerably. more...

  • Le collège de Dormans-Beauvais à la fin du Moyen Âge.by Thierry Kouamé

    BRILL 2005; US$ 228.00

    This work describes the world of Parisian students by means of a sociological analysis of the Collège de Dormans-Beauvais between 1370 and 1458. The study examines the background, training and careers of the fellows of this institution which foreshadowed the modern college structure. more...

  • The History Of Imperial College London, 1907-2007by Hannah Gay

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 234.00

    This is the first major history of Imperial College London. The book tells the story of a new type of institution that came into being in 1907 with the federation of three older colleges. Imperial College was founded by the state for advanced university-level training in science and technology, and for the promotion of research in support of industry... more...

  • Education and Societyby Len Barton

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 180.00

    The British Journal of Sociology of Education has established itself as the leading discipline-based publication. This collection of selected articles published since the first issue provides the reader with an informed insight and understanding of the nature, range and value of sociological thinking, its development over the last twenty-five years... more...

  • The Governance of British Higher Educationby Ted Tapper

    Springer 2007; US$ 209.00

    How has the system of governance changed? Do British higher education institutions still exercise autonomous control over their development? In this book, these questions are pursued through a three-pronged strategy. This book will have lessons for those examining higher education on a comparative/international basis. It is a serious piece of analysis... more...

  • The Foundation of Hopeby John R. Elford

    Liverpool University Press 2003; US$ 38.50

    The Foundation of Hope is both a celebration and an analysis of the creation of Liverpool Hope University College in 1996 and of some of its achievements to date, during an exciting period in British higher education. The central focus is the student experience at Hope University College. Contributors also examine the way that teaching and research... more...

  • Whose University Is It?by Douwe Breimer; Frans Saris

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 30.00

    A thought-provoking examination of the role of universities in contemporary society more...

  • Heidelberger Gelehrtenlexikon 1933-1986 (German Edition)by Dagmar Drüll

    Springer 2009; US$ 109.00

    Der Band ist Teil eines Projekts zur vollständigen Dokumentation aller an der Universität Heidelberg seit ihrer Gründung 1386 tätigen und besoldeten Lehrer. Er enthält die erste systematische Übersicht über die knapp 1000 hauptamtlich an der Universität beschäftigten Professoren (ordentliche und außerordentliche), die zwischen 1933 und 1986, dem Jahr... more...

  • Laertianaby Tiziano Dorandi

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    This book presents an introduction to a new edition of Diogenes Laertios? Greek text (Cambridge University Press) by Tiziano Dorandi. It consists of three parts. The first contains the list of manuscripts, in the second, the author examines the main elements in the transmission, and in the third, he demonstrates the history of the text in the Middle... more...