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- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 280.00
The first volume of letters written to Pestalozzi contains 713 letters written between 1764 and 1804 by illustrious correspondents such as Karl Viktor von Bonstetten, Philipp Emanuel von Fellenberg, Hans Caspar Hirzel, Isaak Iselin, Johann Caspar Lavater, Anna Schulthess and 170 further writers, some of them unknown. The letters demonstrate... 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
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...
- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 63.00 US$ 50.40
Contents: Letter of Transmittal to the President ii; Members and Staff of the Commission on the Future of the College iv; Special Studies v; Acknowledgments vi; 1. The Commission on the Future of the College: Background and Purposes 3; 2. The Student on Campus: Composition, Undergraduate Life, Provisions for Advising and Counselling 23; 3. The Size... 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...
The Transformation of Vocational Education and Training (VET) in the Baltic States - Survey of Reforms and DevelopmentsSpringer Netherlands 2008; US$ 209.00
The enlargement of the European Union and issues related to it are a central aspect of European policy. The challenges faced are diverse and immense. The development of Vocational Education and Training (VET) is a major concern of the Lisbon strategy for making Europe a prosperous place in which to live and work in the 21st century. Since the Lisbon... more...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99
This paper summarizes the experiences to date of the new EU countries (the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, and Sloveniathe EU8) in the reform of higher education systems in a period of growing demand; changing patterns of access; rapid expansion and increased participation rates; and an apparent dilution... more...