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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
In this timely, cogent analysis of trends and powerful forces shaping global educational policy today, Joel Spring focuses on how economization is making economic growth and increased productivity the main goals of schools, and the ways these goals are achieved?including measuring educational policies by their costs and economic benefits, shaping... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95
This collection of essays debates the application of market principles to and within the context of education. The contributors are all leading figures in their field, presenting their ideas in an accessible style to the lay reader. Throughout, the educational and public policy issues raised by the application of market principles to education are... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Academic Entrepreneurship in Europe Wright, M. Clarysse, B. Mustar, P. Lockett, A. This book advances our understanding of university spin-off creation and development in environments outside the high-tech clusters of the US. While there has been substantial university spin-off activity internationally in recent years, a number of major aspects are... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Contents: Preface 1. Introduction: Markets, Competition and Higher Education 2. Sophism, Academia and Greek Economics 3. Adam Smith and Sophism: Reaction to the Endowment Model 4. Virtue and Early Academia in the US 5. Academia and the Rise of Capitalism in the US 6. Corporate Capitalism and the University as a Business 7. Collegiate Business Schools... more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 36.95
Chapter 1. Financing Higher Education in a Global Market: A Contextual Background Steve O. Michael, Professor of Higher Education Administration and Vice Provost for University Diversity and Academic Initiatives at Kent State University. Chapter 2. Fin more...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99
This paper summarizes the experiences to date of the new EU countries (the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, and Sloveniathe EU8) in the reform of higher education systems in a period of growing demand; changing patterns of access; rapid expansion and increased participation rates; and an apparent dilution... more...
- World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 14.99
Because of the remarkable progress that countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have made toward universalizing primary school completion (a Millennium Development Goal), many young Africans are completing primary schooling and many more will do so in the coming years. As they seek opportunities for further education, the pressure to expand places in secondary... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2000; US$ 14.25
Des initiatives communautaires novatrices : service d'accompagnement à la naissance et rencontres de groupes de parents ; développement d'un nouveau modèle de fonctionnement afin d'améliorer le taux de réussite de jeunes en difficulté ; développement des enfants de 0-3 ans dans les communautés défavorisées... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00
This VINE e-book is to provide an additional resource to knowing and understanding cultures, both across the world, and in organizational settings within the same country or region. The authors hail from a variety of backgrounds and work experiences themselves. The common denominator is their intense involvement in the knowledge management arena, trying... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
`This book offers an analysis of the increasing influence of external demands on the dynamics of European higher education systems and institutions. It focuses on the growing openness of higher education to its external environment and suggests that a "market logic" has emerged in higher education institutions. In addition, the book addresses... more...