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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95
A greater fluidity in social relations and hierarchies was experienced across Europe in the early modern period, a consequence of the major political and religious upheavals of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. During this time university scholars demonstrated a great energy when characterizing themselves socially as learned men. This book investigates... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00
This collection offers an authoritative, up-to-date commentary on the challenges facing higher education today across both the UK and internationally. The book charts the impact of global economic trends and recent policy developments for students, academics, providers and changing course provision. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 60.00
Higher education has entered centre-stage in the context of the knowledge economy and has been deployed in the search for economic competitiveness and social development. Against this backdrop, this highly illuminating Handbook explores worldwide convergences and divergences in national higher education systems resulting from increased global co-operation... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 179.00
Students entering higher education expect their studies to lead them towards some specific form of professional career. But in this age, complex internationalized professions are the main source of work for graduates, so students need to prepare themselves for a future that can be volatile, changeable and challenging. This book shows how students navigate... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 179.00
This volume captures the spirit of collaboration and innovation that its authors bring into the classroom, as well as to groundbreaking undergraduate programs and initiatives. Coming from diverse points of view and twenty different disciplines, the contributors illuminate the often perplexing debates about what matters most in higher education today.... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 69.95
Published annually since 1985, the Handbook series provides a compendium of thorough and integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. Each chapter provides a comprehensive review of research findings on a selected topic, critiques the research literature in terms of... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 114.99
Volume XXIV of History of Universities contains the customary mix of learned articles, book reviews, and bibliographical information, which makes this publication such an indispensable tool for the historian of higher education. Its contributions range widely geographically, chronologically, and in subject-matter. more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 159.00
Argues that a development project or policy should not be understood and analyzed as a linear system and it should be viewed as a complex and dialectical organism. This title examines the strengths and weaknesses of 'public-private partnerships', which are being used frequently by donor agencies to implement social services. more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2009; US$ 134.00
Hauptbeschreibung Die Hochschulorganisation befindet sich erneut in einer Phase des Umbruchs. Ökonomisierung, Hierarchisierung, Entstaatlichung und administrative Professionalisierung bezeichnen Leitbilder, welche die traditionell kollegiale, akademisch-fachliche und auf Betroffenenrepräsentation gründende Hochschulbinnenorganisation erschüttern.... more...