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  • Higher Education and Graduate Employment in Europeby Harald Schomburg; Ulrich Teichler

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 212.75

    From autumn 1998 to spring 2000, about 3,000 graduates each from nine countries in the European Union (Austria, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom), one EFTA country (Norway), one of the Central and Eastern European countries in transition (the Czech Republic) and one econo- cally advanced country outside... more...

  • Why Not the Best Schools? The England Reportby Michael Goodfellow; Michael Walton

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2009; US$ 29.95

    Why Not the Best Schools?: The England Report is part of a set of six country reports that support Why Not the Best Schools? by Brian Caldwell and Jessica Harris (ACER Press 2008). Why Not the Best Schools? draws on the findings of the International Project to Frame the Transformation of Schools conducted in Australia, China, England, Finland, the... more...

  • Die Prager Universität im Mittelalterby František Šmahel

    BRILL 2006; US$ 212.00

    This volume includes twenty-one studies on the history of the University of Prague in the 14th to 16th centuries. Focusing upon the Faculty of Liberal Arts, the book deals with the academic learning, mainly from a doctrinal point of view. more...

  • The Right to Learnby Ides Nicaise

    Policy Press 2000; US$ 34.50

    This book reports on a wide-ranging research study into education and social exclusion in Europe. It explores differing strategies to improve educational success among disadvantaged children. The countries studied, UK, Ireland, Belgium, The Netherlands, Portugal and Spain, reflect the diversity in systems and policies that currently exist. The book... more...

  • Education and Social Integrationby Susanne Wiborg

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 115.00

    This book traces national policies behind the efforts of integrating education systems in Europe. In some regions of Europe, such as the Nordic countries, a high level of social integration was achieved by introducing radical comprehensive education systems. By contrast, in countries such as Germany and England, comprehensive education either failed... more...

  • Academic Interests and Catholic Confessionalisationby Bruno Boute

    BRILL 2010; US$ 278.00

    Focussing on an anomaly - highly controverisal, but at face value useless privileges granted to the university of Louvain -, this book explores the entanglement of material, political, religious and intellectual interests nurtured by early modern academics in the Confessional Age. more...

  • Social Paralysis and Social Changeby Neil J. Smelser

    University of California Press 1991; US$ 70.00

    Neil Smelser's Social Paralysis and Social Change is one of the most comprehensive histories of mass education ever written. It tells the story of how working-class education in nineteenth-century Britain—often paralyzed by class, religious, and economic conflict—struggled forward toward change. This book is ambitious in scope. It is both a detailed... more...

  • Gelehrte zwischen Humanismus und Reformationby Martin Wallraff

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 56.00

    Die Universität Basel ist die älteste Hochschule auf dem Gebiet der heutigen Schweiz. Sie wurde 1460 mit einem Privileg von Papst Pius II. gegründet. Dieser Papst hatte als junger Mann (damals noch unter dem Namen Enea Silvio Piccolomini) beim Konzil mehrere Jahre in der Stadt verbracht und war ihr daher zeitlebens sehr verbunden. Der... more...

  • The University of London, 1858-1900by F.M.G. Willson

    Boydell & Brewer 2004; US$ 130.00

    A history of London University in the second half of the nineteenth century, focusing on political as well as academic developments. more...