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  • Universities and Innovation Economiesby Peter Murphy

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Universities and Innovation Economies examines the rise and fall of the mass university and post-industrial society, considering how we might revitalize economic and intellectual creativity. Looking to a much more inventive social and economic paradigm to drive long-term growth, the author argues for a smaller, leaner, more effective university model... more...

  • Faces of Discrimination in Higher Education in Indiaby Samson K. Ovichegan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This book illuminates the experiences of a set of students and faculty who are members of the Dalit caste ? commonly known as the ?untouchables? ?†and are relatively ?successful? in that they attend or are academics at a prestigious university. The book provides a background to the study, exploring the role of caste and its enduring influence on social... more...

  • Engaging in Social Partnershipsby Novella Zett Keith

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Engaging in Social Partnerships helps practitioners advance democratic engagement by creating spaces where institutions of higher education, community groups, and other organizations can come together. This important book prepares higher education professionals to become reflective practitioners while working in collaborations that span not only... more...

  • The University as Urban Developer: Case Studies and Analysisby David C. Perry; Wim Wiewel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Integrating topics in urban development, real estate, higher education administration, urban design, and campus landscape architecture, this is the first book to explore the role of the university as developer. Accessible and clearly written, and including contributions from authorities in a wide range of related areas, it offers a rich array of case... more...

  • Affirmative Action and Racial Equityby Uma M. Jayakumar; Liliana M. Garces

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    The highly anticipated U.S. Supreme Court decision in Fisher v. University of Texas placed a greater onus on higher education institutions to provide evidence supporting the need for affirmative action policies on their respective campuses. It is now more critical than ever that institutional leaders and scholars understand the evidence in support... more...

  • Decision Making for Student Successby Benjamin L. Castleman; Saul Schwartz; Sandy Baum

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Each year, many students with affordable college options and the academic skills needed to succeed do not enroll at all, enroll at institutions where they are not well-positioned for success, or drop out of college before earning a credential. Efforts to address these challenges have included changes in financial aid policy, increased availability... more...

  • Democratizing Higher Educationby Patrick Blessinger; John P. Anchan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Higher education systems around the world are undergoing fundamental change and reform due to external pressures?including internationalization of higher education, increased international competition for students, less reliance on public funding, and calls to create greater access opportunities for citizens. How are higher education systems evolving... more...

  • Bulgariaby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 39.00

    Science and technology (S&T) are of vital importance to every country, large or small, in developing a knowledge-based economy. The success of S&T in leading countries is derived from science policies that encourage long-sighted programmes and are closely linked to pro-active budgetary controls. more...

  • Leren of ontberen?by Herman G. van de Werfhorst

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 12.00

    Onderwijsinstitutionele kenmerken zoals de selectie van leerlingen in verschillende stromen, de leeftijd waarop dit gebeurt en de beroepsoriŽntatie van leerlingen variŽren sterk tussen landen. Er is vanuit de vergelijkende stratificatieliteratuur al veel bekend over de invloed van deze kenmerken op onderwijsongelijkheid en op de invloed van het onderwijs... more...

  • Beyond Social Inclusionby Alan France

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    The six papers in this e-book emerge from The Centre for Research in Social Policy’s (CRSP) 25th Anniversary conference Beyond Social Inclusion: Towards a More Equal Society?, held at Loughborough University in January 2009. The papers in this collection bring together a sociological analysis of social policy. All the papers draw upon and use... more...