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- McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 57.00
Issues of retention and student success are topics of great interest. Government and the HE sector have woken up to the implications for public finance and equity of students not completing their studies. This book is useful for policy makers, higher education managers, and lecturers. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 42.00
Evaluates different approaches and advocating evidence-based strategies, which have the potential to promote boys' and girls' achievements. This book discusses the approaches within the context of inclusivity, acknowledging the needs and interests of different boys, and the invisibility and disadvantage of some girls. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 117.99
This book examines how and why autonomy matters in contemporary social science research. It considers how autonomy impacts upon the individual researcher, the cultures and values of the university, and research motivation and sponsorship. The authors provide a better understanding of the interplay between individual and institutional autonomy, the... 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1994; US$ 47.00
Explores how boys learn to be men in schools while policing their own and others' sexuality. This text focuses on the students' confusions and contradictions in their gendered experiences; and upon how schools actively produce, through the official and hidden curriculum, a range of masculinities which young men come to inhabit. 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 47.95
Culturally Contested Literacies is a vivid ethnographic account of the everyday cross-cultural living and schooling experiences of six culturally-diverse families in urban America. Documenting the ways in which these families learn about literacies and their meanings in relation to schools, inner city environments, and other ethnic groups, Guofang... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 146.01
One of the important responsibilities that advocates of inclusion need to continually practise is that of self-criticism. This includes examining and re-examining the assumptions informing our perspectives, the concepts that we use including ?inclusive education? and our intentions, especially in relation to the question of change. We need to beware... more...