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  • Dissent in the Heartlandby Mary Ann Wynkoop

    Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 11.95

    "More than other local histories of campus activism during this period, Dissent in the Heartland introduces national themes and events, and successfully places Indiana University into that context. The research in primary sources, including FBI files, along with numerous interviews, is superior, and... more...

  • Does Government Need to be Involved in Primary and Secondary Educationby Michael T. Peddle

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95

    This book is an investigation of some of the policy issues related to the government's role in the reform of primary and secondary education in the United States. more...

  • Great Books, Honors Programs, and Hidden Originsby William Haarlow

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 170.00

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Women's Movement and the Politics of Change at a Women's Collegeby David A. Greene

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 47.95

    This study analyzes how Jill Ker Conway, first woman president of Smith College, implemented programmatic initiatives and changes to Smith's institutional culture that fit with her vision for higher education. more...

  • An American Insurrectionby William Doyle

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 18.00

    In 1961, a black veteran named James Meredith applied for admission to the University of Mississippi — and launched a legal revolt against white supremacy in the most segregated state in America. Meredith’s challenge ultimately triggered what Time magazine called “the gravest conflict between federal and state authority since the Civil War,” a crisis... more...

  • The New Accountabilityby Martin Carnoy; Richard Elmore; Leslie Siskin

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 53.95

    "Standard-based accountability" has become a consistent buzzword emanating from the mouths of hopeful politicians-liberal and conservative-for almost twenty years. But does accountability work? The New Accountability explores the current wave of assessment-based school accountability reforms, which combine two traditions in American education-public... more...

  • The Pursuit of Knowledgeby Richard C. Atkinson; Patricia A. Pelfrey

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 26.95

    Richard C. Atkinson’s eight-year tenure as president of the University of California (1995–2003) reflected the major issues facing California itself: the state’s emergence as the world’s leading knowledge-based economy and the rapidly expanding size and diversity of its population. As this selection of President Atkinson’s speeches and papers reveals,... more...

  • University of Minnesota, 1945-2000by Stanford Lehmberg; Ann M. Pflaum

    University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 35.00

    The University of Minnesota is unique for its combination of land grant mission and research focus, urban and rural campuses, the size of its student body, and the breadth of its programs, from agricultural extension through organ transplants. This history of the University’s past fifty years is a narrative account of the challenges and triumphs that... more...

  • Fat Envelope Frenzyby Joie Jager-Hyman

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.99

    A former Ivy League admissions officer, Joie Jager-Hyman follows five bright and eager high schoolers—students from diverse ethnic, social, and financial backgrounds—as they each put their best foot forward on the road they hope will lead them to the hallowed halls of Harvard University. At once a remarkable true story of dedication, achievement,... more...

  • Race and Class Matters at an Elite Collegeby Elizabeth Aries

    Temple University Press 2008; US$ 31.95

    In Race and Class Matters at an Elite College , Elizabeth Aries provides a rare glimpse into the challenges faced by black and white college students from widely different class backgrounds as they come to live together as freshmen. Based on an intensive study Aries conducted with 58 students at Amherst College during the 2005-2006 academic year,... more...