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  • 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...

  • Learning from Sure Startby Jo Weinberger

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 42.00

    Describes various services within health, education and social welfare. This book examines implications of the development of inter-agency theory and practice for planning and delivery of services for children. It evaluates methods that were employed and identifies what worked. It indicates lessons that can be drawn from experience. 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...

  • Teaching the Cult of Literature in the French Third Republicby M. Martin Guiney

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 89.00

    This book explores literature in its role as a sacred text within the confines of 19th-century French primary and secondary education, helping the school to take over the role of spiritual authority from the Catholic Church. 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...