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Students & Student Life

  • Understanding HIV and STI Prevention for College Studentsby Leo Wilton; Robert T. Palmer; Dina C. Maramba

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, young people aged 18 to 25 are at a significant risk for acquiring and transmitting HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and other STIs (sexually transmitted infections). Primary developmental processes that place college students particularly at risk include the experience of intimacy, sexual... more...

  • Philosophy and Childhoodby Walter Omar Kohan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Kohan offers a transformative, revolutionary, and more radical alternative theory and practice of philosophy for children. He critiques the current state of philosophy for children and demonstrates alternative ways of thinking and practicing philosophy in childhood education. more...

  • The School Choice Journeyby Thomas Stewart; Patrick J. Wolf; Joe Lieberman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    This in-depth chronicle of 110 families in Washington, DC's Opportunity Scholarship Program provides a realistic look at how urban families experience the process of using school choice vouchers and transform from government clients to consumers of education and active citizens. more...

  • Intra-European Student Mobility in International Higher Education Circuitsby Christof Van Mol

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, this book empirically investigates the (im)mobility decisions, social network formation, sense of European identity and migratory aspirations of higher education students. It draws on a large-scale survey, in-depth interviews and focus groups, conducted in Austria, Belgium, Italy, Norway, Poland and the UK. more...

  • Making Mentoring Workby Emily Davis

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 29.99

    Making Mentoring Work is a practical guide for school leaders interested in beginning or enhancing their mentoring programs for new teachers. Readers can use the mentoring program rubric to pre-assess their program and then choose the chapters that correspond to areas of growth. more...

  • Student Engagement in Higher Educationby Stephen John Quaye; Shaun R. Harper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    Student Engagement in Higher Education fills a longstanding void in the higher education and student affairs literature. In the fully revised and updated edition of this important volume, the editors and chapter contributors explore how diverse populations of students experience college differently and encounter group-specific barriers to success.... more...

  • Making Change Happen in Student Affairsby Margaret J. Barr; George S. McClellan; Arthur Sandeen

    Wiley 2014; US$ 42.00

    Change is inevitable. Managing change is a choice. Authored by three esteemed leaders in the field of student affairs, Making Change Happen in Student Affairs: Challenges and Strategies for Professionals is a thought-provoking and pragmatic guide to the increasingly complex challenges and expectations that administrators face from both students... more...

  • Mindfulness in Adolescenceby Oberle; Kimberly Schonert-Reichl

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    Addressing a timely topic in the field, this special issue covers the benefits of cultivating mindfulness to foster positive development and flourishing in adolescents. Presenting the theoretical and empirical basis of mindfulness training with adolescents, it includes specific programs, activities, and guidelines for bringing mindfulness skills... more...

  • Student Dress Codes and the First Amendmentby Richard Fossey; Todd A. DeMitchell

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 24.99

    Student Dress Codes and the First Amendment: Legal Challenges and Policy Issues explores the legal issues that arise when a school prohibits various types of student attire. Administrators must respect a student?s constitutional right to free speech, yet still maintain an environment that is conducive to learning, thus often creating conflicts.... more...

  • A Social History of Student Volunteeringby Georgina Brewis

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Using a wide range of student testimony and oral history, Georgina Brewis sets in international, comparative context a one-hundred year history of student voluntarism and social action at UK colleges and universities, including such causes as relief for victims of fascism in the 1930s and international development in the 1960s. more...