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  • 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...

  • Career Movesby Athena Vongalis-Macrow

    Springer 2014; US$ 49.99

    Mentoring and career guidance are the missing ingredients in women?s career planning at the higher education level. Career Moves recognizes and gives voice to some of the common career concerns of women in higher education and responds to these through well informed, researched and experiential chapters focussing on interests specific to women in 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 Academeby 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$ 64.99

    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

    Remarkably little is known about the women who have successful careers in higher education. This book provides telling insights into the experiences of twenty women professors of different backgrounds and ages who work in various academic disciplines within the UK academy. Kate Hoskins examines the influences and factors which shape the capacity... more...

  • Systematische Bewerberinterviews - inkl. Arbeitshilfen onlineby Christian Berndt; Bernd Wierzchowski

    Haufe Lexware Verlag 2014; US$ 28.38

    <!-- Generated by XStandard version 2.0.1.0 on 2014-10-21T09:55:09 --><p>Dieses Buch führt Sie in fünf Schritten durch das gesamte Bewerbungsverfahren - vom prägnanten Anforderungsprofil über effektive Interviews bis zur zielsicheren Bewerberauswahl. Die VeSiEr-Methode (Verhalten, Situation, Ergebnis) hilft Ihnen, das Verhalten Ihres Bewerbers... more...

  • Navigating Academia: A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Facultyby Pauline Mosley; S. Keith Hargrove

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 49.95

    Navigating Academia: A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty explores the infrastructure of the academy and provides a systematic account of where and why women and minorities fall behind men in the preparation for and development of their academic careers. This book offers useful strategies for recruiting, retaining, and advancing women and... more...

  • Academic Inbreeding and Mobility in Higher Educationby Maria Yudkevich; Philip G. Altbach; Laura E. Rumbley

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Academic inbreeding - appointing one's own graduates for academic positions - is a controversial but surprisingly common practice internationally. This book is the first comparative analysis of the phenomenon - the causes, implications, and future of inbreeding. more...

  • Digital Scholarship in the Tenure, Promotion and Review Processby Deborah Lines Andersen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    To receive tenure college and university professors have long been required to write scholarly monographs or articles, engage in serious research, and teach effectively. In recent years, however, the emergence of digital scholarship has revolutionized - and complicated - the picture in unexpected ways as new electronic media have enabled academics... more...