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  • Job Search In Academeby Dawn M. Formo; Cheryl Reed

    Stylus Publishing 2011; US$ 17.99

    Building on the success of the first, this new edition has been updated to cover the latest hiring trends, changing economic circumstances, and feedback from readers. The authors have expanded the book to deal with issues faced by minority candidates, and have added contributions from scientists to cover such issues as negotiating faculty contracts... more...

  • Presumed Incompetentby Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs; Yolanda Flores Niemann; Carmen G. González; Angela P. Harris

    Utah State University Press 2012; US$ 31.95

    Presumed Incompetent is a pathbreaking account of the intersecting roles of race, gender, and class in the working lives of women faculty of color. Through personal narratives and qualitative empirical studies, more than 40 authors expose the daunting challenges faced by academic women of color as they navigate the often hostile terrain of higher... more...

  • Diversity and Community in the Academyby Celia Wolf-Devine

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 32.99

    In the wake of court rulings that have forced university administrators to reevaluate affirmative action policies, this balanced, thoughtful book examines three typical defenses of those policies: that affirmative action compensates for past discrimination; that it provides role models and ensures diversity; and that it corrects for systemic bias against... more...

  • Do Babies Matter?by Mary Ann Mason; Nicholas H. Wolfinger; Marc Goulden

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 25.95

    Do Babies Matter? is the first comprehensive examination of the relationship between family formation and the academic careers of men and women. The book draws on over a decade of research using unprecedented data resources, including the Survey of Doctorate Recipients, a nationally representative panel survey of PhDs in America, and multiple surveys... more...

  • Women's Retreatby Atsuko Seto; Mary Alice Bruce

    University Press of America 2013; US$ 32.99

    This book offers inspiration and support to female faculty members in higher education who are at various stages of their professional development. Twenty-four educators share both their intuitive voices and practical knowledge on the topics of career development, balancing personal and professional life, cultural and individual identity, and spirituality. more...

  • College Planning Consultant Businessby Eileen Figure Sandlin; Entrepreneur magazine

    Entrepreneur Press 2013; US$ 49.00

    A record 21.6 million students attended American colleges and universities in the fall of 2012. Of those students, the U.S. Census Bureau says, more than 4.4 million were in the 15-19 age bracket, the market primed and ready for the advice dispensed by college consultants. The experts at Entrepreneur zero in on this growing marketing and show education... more...

  • Managing Your Academic Careerby D. Royce Sadler

    Allen & Unwin 1999; US$ 27.22

    This text provides advice and information for academics across disciplines, including: how to establish networks; how to assess your prospects for promotion; how to climb out of a teaching rut; how to develop a theme for your journal publication; and how to convert your thesis into a book. more...

  • 500 Tips for Open and Online Learningby Phil Race

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 50.95

    This guide provides user friendly advice and support for those currently involved with open learning and those considering it for the first time. more...

  • Surviving Your Academic Job Huntby Kathryn Hume

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 36.00

    This book is a guide to securing an academic post in the humanities in a US University. It includes best-practice examples of application documents and shows how to work up answers to the questions posed in phone, conference, and campus interviews. Readers will also learn about bargaining for subsidies and start-up packages. The book can be used by... more...

  • Academic Patronage in the Scottish Enlightenmentby Roger Lee Emerson

    Edinburgh University Press 2008; US$ 299.99

    This book considers the politics of patronage appointments at the universities in Glasgow, Edinburgh and St Andrews. Emerson explores the ways in which 388 men secured posts in three Scottish universities between 1690 and 1806; from the purge following the Revolution of 1688 to the end of Henry Dundas's political career. Most professors were political... more...