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  • Paying the Professoriateby Philip G. Altbach; Liz Reisberg; Maria Yudkevich; Gregory Androushchak; Iván F. Pacheco

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    This book is the first comparative analysis of global faculty salaries, remuneration, and terms of employment. Offering an in-depth international comparison of academic salaries in 28 countries, chapter authors shed light on the conditions and expectations that shape the modern academic profession. This valuable book provides a much needed resource,... more...

  • Improving Contingent Faculty Relationsby Adrianna Kezar

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    This book presents real cases where new policies and practices have been implemented, unveiling the mechanisms required to create change, the challenges and opportunities that implementers face, and how effective methodology depends on context. more...

  • Faculty Diversity, 2nd Editionby JoAnn Moody

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    Why do we see so little progress in diversifying faculty at America?s colleges, universities, and professional schools? This handbook answers that question and provides steps for hastening faculty diversity. more...

  • Academic Motherhoodby Kelly Ward; Lisa Wolf-Wendel

    Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 24.95

    Academic Motherhood tells the story of one hundred women who are both professors and mothers and how they navigated their professional lives at different career stages. It is based on a longitudinal study that asks how women faculty on the tenure track manage work and family in their early careers when their children are under the age of five, ... more...

  • Mentoring Faculty of Colorby McFarland & Co; Elwood D. Watson; Michelle Ma Camacho

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00

    The 14 new essays in this collection come from underrepresented faculty who teach at predominantly white colleges and universities. This book discusses both the tenure and promotion experiences of faculty of color and is not racial, ethnic, gender, cultural or discipline specific. The book is thus not only for aspiring graduate students of color and... more...

  • Dissatisfaction and Attrition Among Female Faculty in American Universitiesby Kimberly E. Scruton

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 79.95

    Why do female faculty members report lower job satisfaction at American universities? This book uncovers some of the reasons why women leave academia and why they feel disrespected by colleagues. Scruton tries to discover what factors lead to job satisfaction among women in higher education.There has been sparse literature on why women leave academia.... more...

  • Academic Mobilityby Nina Maadad; Malcolm Tight

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 114.95

    Academic mobility promotes the development of joint research activities, broadens the horizons of researchers, lecturers and professors, and promotes knowledge flows between institutions. This book offers a contemporary perspective on the mobility of academics across the globe with contributions by authors based in Australia, Germany, Ireland, Israel,... more...

  • Cross-Cultural Women Scholars in Academe: Intergenerational Voicesby Lorri J. Santamaría; Gaëtane Jean-Marie; Cosette M. Grant

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This ground-breaking collection features the diverse voices, experiences, and scholarship of cross-cultural women of American Indian, Asian American, Black/African American and Hispanic descent at various levels of academe, actively engaged in the advancement of marginalized groups in the U.S. and abroad through their scholarly work. Intergenerational... more...

  • Do We Still Need Peer Review?by Thomas H.P. Gould

    Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 59.99

    The current peer review process is broken and unless changes are made it will soon die. Do We Still Need Peer Review? examines the evolution of peer review from the earliest attempts by the Church to evaluate scholarly works to the creation of academic peer review and finally to the current status of the process. Gould argues that without an... more...

  • Women and Successby Kate Hoskins

    Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 34.95

    This book provides significant insight into the experiences and dispositions of 20 women professors of varied background and age who work in a range of academic disciplines in the UK academy, and of the factors and influences which shape the capacity of some women to achieve high positions in a setting where they have historically been excluded. more...