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- New Press, The 2012; US$ 17.95
As MacArthur award-winning educator Lisa Delpit reminds us—and as all research shows—there is no achievement gap at birth. In her long-awaited second book, Delpit presents a striking picture of the elements of contemporary public education that conspire against the prospects for poor children of color, creating a persistent gap in achievement during... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00
Offers a look at the 'Woman Question' in relation to higher education at the dawn of the twenty-first century. Including contemporary perspectives on gender, this book provides insights into understanding the difficulties that women encounter as they seek to participate fully in the process of knowledge production. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
This book is a history of the genesis and development of vocational education for young women in the United States. Home economics, trade training and commercial education ? the three key areas of vocational training available to young women during the progressive era ? are the focus of this work. Beginning with a study of the "woman question", or... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 189.00
Explores the prescriptions that hinder authentic and effective approaches to literacy instruction. This book identifies scripts which include the Bureaucratic Script, the Corporate Script, the Student Script, the Parent and Public Script, and the Administrative Script. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 135.00
This book presents an overview of recent policy outcomes in the field of academia-business links in different European countries. It covers a broad range of approaches, from new public funding instruments to reforms of intellectual property rights and regional network policies. A special focus is put on practical policy implications and discussions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This book investigates the intensifying struggle for excellence between universities in a globalized academic field. The rise of the entrepreneurial university and academic capitalism are superimposing themselves on the competition of scientists for progress of knowledge and recognition by the scientific community. The result is a sharpening institutional... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
With increasing focus on excellence in research and teaching, the service role of the individual academic is often neglected. This book calls for greater recognition of this important aspect of academic life, highlighting the importance of mentoring, committee work and pastoral care in the daily running of universities. Drawing from extensive examples... more...