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  • Higher Education And The Lifecourseby David Watson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 57.00

    Divided into three parts, this book focuses on the lifelong dimension, addressing the changing nature of the student population. It investigates the connections between higher education and other areas of social and economic life. It offers an analysis on changing needs of learners, and setting out some implications for higher education. more...

  • Managing Institutional Self Studyby David Watson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 51.00

    Talks about the use of evidence in the leadership and management of universities and colleges. This book examines the role of institutional self-study in establishing strategy and measuring progress. It shows how disciplined self-study can assist decision-making, general effectiveness and reputational positioning for universities and colleges. more...

  • Managing Civic And Community Engagementby David Watson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 51.00

    Contends that genuine engagement, with the community and with civil society, can be uncertain and risky, but that it plays an essential role in managing higher education institutions. This book provides key reading for people interested in equity and diversity in higher education, including those studying aspects of higher education management. more...

  • Managing Strategyby David Watson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 53.00

    Examines how universities and colleges should go about satisfying legitimate external and internal requirements for their corporate plans. This book demonstrates how the academy has to adapt to meet the needs of its changing host society as well as of a diverse and plural internal community, whilst maintaining a range of historical commitments. more...

  • The Question of Moraleby David Watson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 51.00

    Question of Morale, The: Searching for Happiness in University Life more...

  • Pieces of Vincentby David Watson

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 15.49

    A hopeful young man, a teacher in love, a pregnant woman. A fearful policeman, a boy on a mission, a pianist in the rain. A wounded man, a grandmother. . . and Vincent. Nine lives fractured by the events of one tragic day. 'David Watson is a remarkable writer - he writes with searing accuracy and without any shrill moralising.' Sunday Times ... more...

  • Whatever happened to the Dearing Report?by David Watson

    Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 9.95

    This lecture looks back at the circumstances giving rise to the Dearing Report, outlines the fate of its nearly 100 recommendations, and identifies key lines of development within UK higher education throughout the past decade. more...

  • Pesticide Management and Insecticide Resistanceby David Watson

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Pesticide Management and Insecticide Resistance explores the problem of insect resistance to pesticides and reviews various approaches to pesticide management and safety. It looks at the environmental hazards of pesticide residues and their regulation, along with application techniques aimed at maximum efficiency against the pest and minimum waste... more...

  • Discipleshipby David Watson

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 12.99

    Christians in the West', claims David Watson, 'have largely neglected what it means to be a disciple of Christ. The vast majority of western Christians are church-members, pew-fillers, hymn-singers, sermon-tasters, Bible-readers, even born-again believers or Spirit-filled charismatics, but not true disciples of Jesus.' 'The call to discipleship is... more...

  • Food Chemical Safetyby David Watson

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 290.00

    Chemical contaminants in food, from pesticides and veterinary drug residues to contamination from food packaging, are a major concern for the food industry. Written by a distinguished international team of contributors, this authoritative collection describes the main chemical contaminants, their health implications, how they contaminate food products,... more...