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  • 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$ 59.99

    Do We Still Need Peer Review? is a compact book with more historical information than one would expect. The historical discussion not only adds perspective to the problem at hand, but is one of the most interesting aspects of the work. True to his word, Gould, rather than advocating for the abolishment of peer review, offers steps that can be taken... 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...

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

    Haufe Lexware Verlag 2014; US$ 27.99

    <!-- 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...

  • Best Practices in Faculty Evaluationby Jeffrey L. Buller

    Wiley 2012; US$ 44.00

    Best Practices in Faculty Evaluation is designed to be a hands-on guide for academics and administrators who want to become more effective and more confident in their handling of the important task of faculty evaluation. This vital resource offers chairs, deans, and members of evaluation committees the practical information they need to perform fair... more...

  • Placing the Academyby Jennifer Sinor; Rona Kaufman

    Utah State University Press 2007; US$ 24.95

    A set of creative writers here responds to the call for literature that addresses who we are by understanding where we are?where, for each of them, being somehow part of the academy. Their personal essays delineate the diverse, sometimes unexpected roles of place in shaping them, as writers and teachers in varied environments, through unique experiences... more...

  • Understanding Faculty Productivityby Michael F. Middaugh

    Wiley 2001; US$ 45.00

    "An invaluable resource for any college and university striving to meet the National Cost Commission's call to make what colleges do and what it costs more 'transparent' to the public." --Jacqueline E. King, director, federal policy analysis, American Council on Education Defining and measuring faculty productivity are among the most central issues... more...

  • Gender Equity or Bust!by Mary Dee Wenniger; Mary Helen Conroy

    Wiley 2002; US$ 42.00

    Gender battles still rage on most college and university campuses today. For eight years, Women in Higher Education has reported women's strategic advances in the academy. Its goal is to enlighten, encourage, empower, and enrage women administrators, faculty, and students in higher education.This book is a compendium of lively, hard-hitting articles... more...