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- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 209.00
This book represents the first-of-its-kind comprehensive discussion of the non-university higher education sector in Europe. It describes and offers critical comparisons between the systems in ten European countries followed by a probing look into the future. more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 169.00
Written by economists, philosophers and social historians, this book examines the impact of the Physiocrats and Antiphysiocrats of 18th century France. It reviews studies previously discussed only in German, and is the first analysis of Pfeiffer in a century. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 50.00
Norway is a test-bed for the implementation of a bold vision of lifelong learning. There is broad and strong political support within Norway for lifelong learning as a next logical step for a highly developed country with a highly educated population, confronted with challenges ranging from economic re-structuring, to an ageing workforce, the contradictions... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 166.00
Exhaustively surveying all known cases of academic condemnation at Oxford, including several never studied before, this book seeks to establish the institutional mechanisms and factors that led the university to condemn scholars and their theories. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 66.95
This book looks in detail at the strong contrasts in the provision traditionally made for 'academically' and 'vocationally' minded students, and looks at differences and similarities in practice. The chapters report evidence of how students on both sides think they have been taught. They also report on how those students prefer to learn, how their... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 93.00
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 115.00
Bringing together contributions from international scholars, this book explores the changing nature of young people's transitions and challenges assumptions about pathways from education into employment in contemporary society. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
This study focuses on the national higher education policies and institutional strategies that foster or hinder individual Russian universities in applying newfound principles of autonomy. This new autonomy has become more dramatic with the decentralization of power, transition to the market economy, and severe state austerity since Perestroika. This... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 49.00
This OECD Review of the Danish university system examines such aspects as governance, funding, the Research Council System, the Danish knowledge system, the university system itself, universities' interaction with society, and outcomes. It finds that training and research is of high quality, but that the system needs to change in response... more...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99
Vocational education often is ignored during discussions of secondary education reform even though it accounts for between 25 percent and 79 percent of upper secondary enrollment in the former centrally-planned countries of the European Union. Based on information, data, and feedback from most of these countries, this paper develops a set of propositions... more...