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  • Building School-Community Partnershipsby Mavis G. Sanders

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    Mavis G. Sanders is assistant professor of education in the School of Professional Studies in Business and Education, research scientist at the Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed at Risk (CRESPAR), and senior advisor to the National Network of Partnership Schools at Johns Hopkins University. Her most recent book is Schooling... 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...

  • 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...

  • Bewegungsfreudige Schuleby Heinz Hundeloh; Lutz Kottmann; Rolf-Peter Pack

    Meyer & Meyer 2015; US$ 13.63

    Bewegte Schule, Bewegungsfreundliche Schule, Bewegungsfreudige Schule - es gibt verschiedene Begriffe für dasselbe Grundanliegen: Schulen sollen bewegungsfreundlicher und das Schulleben der Schülerinnen und Schüler soll bewegungsfreudiger werden. Für die Verwirklichung der Zielsetzung, Unterricht und Schulleben bewegungsfreudig zu gestalten, gibt... 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...

  • 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...

  • Collaborative Imaginationby Paul Feigenbaum

    Southern Illinois University Press 2015; US$ 40.00

    Processes of fighting unequal citizenship have historically prioritized literacy education, through which people envision universal first-class citizenship and devise practical methods for enacting this vision. In this important volume, literacy scholar Paul Feigenbaum explores how literacy education can facilitate activism in contemporary contexts... more...