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  • The Case against Educationby Bryan Caplan

    Princeton University Press 2018; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25

    Why we need to stop wasting public funds on education Despite being immensely popular--and immensely lucrative—education is grossly overrated. In this explosive book, Bryan Caplan argues that the primary function of education is not to enhance students' skill but to certify their intelligence, work ethic, and conformity—in other words, to signal... more...

  • Innovations as Symbols in Higher Educationby J. David Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 54.95

    Examining the role of symbolic innovations in higher education institutions, this book distinguishes between the real, material changes universities undergo and the ways universities present them and symbolic changes to outside and internal stakeholders. By defining symbolic innovations and their general role in organizations, this book provides a... more...

  • Investment in Learningby Howard Bowen

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 44.95

    The value of higher education has been under attack as seldom before in American history. We are told of the overeducated American, of the case against college, and of the failure of education to contribute significantly to the reduction of inequality. In this environment, republication of an exceptionally comprehensive and judicious analysis of all... more...

  • Gentlemen and Scholarsby W. Bruce Leslie

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 44.95

    Historians have dubbed the period from the Civil War to World War I "the age of the university," suggesting that colleges, in contrast to universities, were static institutions out of touch with American society. Bruce Leslie challenges this view by offering compelling evidence for the continued vitality of colleges, using case studies of four representative... more...

  • Gomaby Theodore Trefon; Noël Kabuyaya

    Zed Books 2018; US$ 24.95

    A vivid and inspiring account of a Congolese city at the centre of international aid efforts, as told through the everyday struggles of its people. more...

  • Wissenschaftliche Weiterbildung zwischen Implementierung und Optimierungby Wolfgang Seitter; Marianne Friese; Pia Robinson

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2018; US$ 41.11

    In diesem Sammelband werden Forschungsergebnisse des hochschultypenübergreifenden Verbundprojekts ‚WM3 Weiterbildung Mittelhessen‘ über zentrale Gelingensfaktoren wissenschaftlicher Weiterbildung präsentiert und Optimierungspotentiale auf den verschiedenen didaktischen Ebenen abgeleitet. In der Gleichzeitigkeit der Ergebnispräsentation erschließt... more...

  • Articulating Asia in Japanese Higher Educationby Jeremy Breaden

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 54.95

    This book is a study of cross-border activity in and around Japanese universities, employing ‘Asia’ as the cornerstone of inquiry. It offers qualitative, case-based analysis of Asia-oriented student mobility and partnership projects, framed by critical evaluation of discourses and texts concerning Japan’s positioning in an era of Asian ascendancy.... more...

  • Cannabis on Campusby Jonathan Beazley; Stephanie Field

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 44.95

    Cannabis on Campus is a comprehensive resource on the implications of marijuana legalization for college campuses. It is essential reading for college administrators and other professionals responsible for overseeing drug policy and addressing marijuana use in higher education. The authors use their considerable experience in college alcohol and... more...

  • Logistikmanagement in der Automobilindustrieby Florian Klug

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2018; US$ 82.22

    Das Buch vermittelt praxisnahes und anwendungsorientiertes Wissen im Logistikmanagement der Automobilindustrie. Den Schwerpunkt bildet die Sicht des Automobilherstellers, da er innerhalb des globalen Wertschöpfungsnetzwerkes die höchste Anforderungs- und Komplexitätsstufe aufweist. Das Buch gliedert sich analog der Planungs- und Serienphase eines... more...

  • British Universities in the Brexit Momentby Mike Finn

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2018; US$ 46.00

    This timely book provides an invaluable analysis of the impact the Brexit decision has an will offer a reflection on the reflexive relationship British higher education had to the Brexit vote itself. more...