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- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 25.00
Tracing the transformation of early modern academics into modern researchers from the Renaissance to Romanticism, Academic Charisma and the Origins of the Research University uses the history of the university and reframes the "Protestant Ethic" to reconsider the conditions of knowledge production in the modern world. William Clark argues that... more...
- CODESRIA 2008; US$ 20.90
When the Dar es Salaam Declaration on Academic Freedom and Social Responsibility of Academics came up in the early 1990s, African higher-education systems were in a serious, multi-dimensional and long-standing crisis. Hand-in-hand with the imbalances and troubles that rocked and ruined African economies, the crisis in the academia was characterised... more...
- World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 9.99
This report, produced with the help of Madagascars national education team in 2006-07, is designed to contribute to ongoing education reform discussions. It analyzes the constraints to system expansion and presents possible next steps for an appropriate course of action. This report aims to encourage discussion among policymakers, stakeholders... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1999; US$ 57.00
Higher education serves a diverse range of students and is under closer government scrutiny and control. This book explores the competing tensions: the need to balance individualism with collaboration; and accountability with reward. It develops a set of principles to guide academic work. It aims to offer insight and guidance for academic staff. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 128.73
Former World Bank education specialist Bjorn Nordtveit believes a development project should be viewed as a complex, dialectical organism, not a linear system. In this book, he offers a novel method of analyzing development on the ground and in the think tank. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 139.46
This book presents a model of professional learning borne of a decade of research in Sweden and Australia. It details how students shift the focus of their learning away from the formalism associated with the university to the exigencies of working life. 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 Netherlands 2010; US$ 46.12
Here is a compendium of literature reviews on an array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. It critiques the literature in terms of its conceptual and methodological rigor and sets forth an agenda for the future. more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 139.99
VolumeXXII/1 of History of Universities contains the customary mix of learned articles, book reviews, conference reports, and bibliographical information, which makes this publication an indispensable tool for the historian of higher education. It offers a lively combination of original research and invaluable reference material. more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 139.99
Volume XXII/2 of History of Universities contains the customary mix of learned articles, book reviews, and bibliographical information. In this special issue, the contributors examine the institutional and intellectual history of the Collège de Montaigu, from the fourteenth to the eighteenth century. more...