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- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 35.00
Despite the worldwide prestige of America's doctoral programs in the humanities, all is not well in this area of higher education and hasn't been for some time. The content of graduate programs has undergone major changes, while high rates of student attrition, long times to degree, and financial burdens prevail. In response, the Andrew W. Mellon... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2011; US$ 19.99
This is a guide for anyone in the academy faculty member, administrator or professional staff at whatever point she or he may be along the career path. Ed Bridges offers you a straightforward, easyto- grasp, and structured way to think about money, learn how it works, understand the priorities for your stage in life, determine your objectives,... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- The Intrepid Traveler 2007; US$ 9.99
What's it like living in another country? People have been fascinated by the topic for millennia, accounting for best sellers from Herodotus to Mayle and Mayes. While many readers are satisfied with a vicarious experience, a growing number want to live it for themselves. Elisa Bernick offers readers the book she wished she'd had when she and her husband... more...