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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Developing Effective Part-time Teachers in Higher Education explores the extent to which part-time staff are utilised, the effectiveness of their teaching, their integration into the broader teaching environment, and their training and development. This international text will prove an invaluable source for anyone involved in academic and educational... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00
Attracting and retaining highly qualified faculty is essential to maintaining productivity at institutions of higher education. Colleges and universities are at a critical juncture in their history as they attempt to achieve their teaching and research goals. more...