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- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 27.95
This book tracks the dramatic outcomes of the federal government's growing involvement in higher education between World War I and the 1970s, and the conservative backlash against that involvement from the 1980s onward. Using cutting-edge analysis, Christopher Loss recovers higher education's central importance to the larger social and political history... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95
The concept of the 'learning society' brings to mind access to education for all and a culture of lifelong learning. But government interventions in education such as the National Curriculum and standardized tests have only served to consolidate the connection between learning and schooling. Schools, furthermore, now have to juggle an increasingly... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 85.00
This work offers a tour of the opportunities, obstacles and achievements in girls' education from the limited possibilities of colonial days to the wide-open potential of the Internet generation. It features six essays focused on particular historical periods. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 55.95
How many times have you heard the phrase: `it?s all political correctness gone mad!? Do you ever wonder whether colleges and universities are really awash with trivial concerns about the use of language or whether they are actually trying to address serious concerns about discrimination and harassment? Have you ever wanted to get to the bottom... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 26.99
More Than Title IX highlights the impact of one of the most powerful instruments of change toward greater gender equality in America?education. The book takes readers behind the scenes of some of the most influential moments and tells the dramatic stories of those who made these changes possible. By showing how these changes have improved life... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 84.00
American education is undergoing rapid change. Concern over poor student performance, the ability and motivation of teachers, and the inefficiency of school bureaucracy have led to numerous recommendations for changing the structure of American education. These vary from small changes in the current structure to wholesale privatization of public... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1999; US$ 19.50
Les auteurs définissent le système universitaire et s'efforcent d'identifier au sein de celui-ci les domaines d'intervention de l'État. Ils resituent les rapports de l'État et du monde universitaire au cours des trente dernières années en retraçant la place occupée par les politiques scientifiques... more...