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  • Traumfabrik Harvardby Ulrich Schreiterer

    Campus Verlag 2008; US$ 19.11

    Hauptbeschreibung Ein Gespenst geht um in der deutschen Hochschulpolitik. »Harvard« heißt es in der Exzellenzdebatte, »amerikanische Verhältnisse« im Kampf gegen Studiengebühren. Alle malen sich ihr eigenes Bild von den Hochschulen in Amerika, mal rosarot, mal pechschwarz. Ulrich Schreiterer zeigt, dass es sich lohnt, genauer hinzuschauen. In seinem... more...

  • Willkommen in Deutschlandby Nannette Ripmeester; Archibald Pollock; Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst e.V. (DAAD)

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2013; US$ 18.58

    Why does a foreign student or doctoral student decide to study at a German University? In order to answer this question approximately 50,000 internationally mobile prospective students at home and abroad were interviewed on behalf of the Konsortium für internationales Hochschulmarketing (GATE-Germany, Consortium for international University marketing). With... more...

  • Al-Qaeda Goes to College: Impact of the War on Terror on American Higher Educationby James Castagnera

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 55.00

    This volume is the first book-length treatment of how the 9/11 attacks and the American political scene afterward have affected higher education in this country. It covers topics such as: universities' roles in training counter-terrorism experts, particularly anthropologists working in Iraq and Afghanistan; bio-terrorism research on campuses; inflammatory... more...

  • Bildung nach Bologna!by Rolf Arnold

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; Not Available

    Es gehört an den deutschen Hochschulen und in der interessierten Öffentlichkeit mittlerweile zum guten Ton, sich grundlegend und bisweilen auch vernichtend zum Bolognaprozess zu äußern. In dem in Gang gesetzten Umbau des deutschen Hochschulsystems wird dabei die eigentliche Ursache für alle möglichen Verfallsprozesse in den deutschen Universitäten... more...

  • Critical Perspectives on Global Competition in Higher Educationby Portnoi; Sylvia S. Bagley

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    This volume delivers a cutting-edge analysis on vernacular globalization, or how local forces mediate global trends. It delves into the vital facets of the quest for global competitiveness, including: Global university rankings World-class universities University mergers Quality assurance Cross-border higher education International education... more...

  • Das Projekt der Vielenby Sören Isleib

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 19.08

    Mit dem Bologna-Prozess entsteht ein gemeinsamer Europäischer Hochschulraum (EHR) von Lissabon bis Tallinn. Dabei gehen auch in diesem Politikfeld klassische politische Gestaltungsspielräume vom nationalen in einen supranationalen Rahmen über. Es herrscht dort eine große Vielfalt an Interessen und Akteuren. Der Raum für Kompromisse verengt sich und... more...

  • Degrees of Inequalityby Suzanne Mettler

    Basic Books 2014; US$ 27.99

    Once a sure path to the American Dream, college is now creating a caste system within American society more...

  • Democratizing Higher Education Policyby M.T. Sehoole

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book was written with the purpose of analyzing the challenges faced by the post-apartheid government in South Africa with regard to reform of higher education. It covers the apartheid context of higher education, resistance to the system and its ultimate demise, democratic processes in post-apartheid reform agenda and how this agenda was emptied... more...

  • The Education Debateby Stephen J. Ball

    Policy Press 2008; US$ 24.95

    Stephen Ball provides a substantive account of current education policy trends and offers a way to make sense of what is happening to our experience of education, as learners, as teachers, as parents and as citizens. more...

  • Education as Civic Engagementby Gary A. Olson; Lynn Worsham

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 35.00

    A collection of the finest works of scholarship examining education - mostly higher education - as civic engagement published over the last decade in JAC, an award-winning journal of rhetoric, politics, and culture. more...