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  1. Professional Education, Capabilities and the Public Good

    The role of universities in promoting human development

    By Melanie Walker, Monica McLean

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    This book innovatively explores how universities might be engines of reform and be directed towards social change. Using rich case studies drawn from South African research, the book comprehensively provides a myriad of new perspectives on what constitutes a set of appropriate public-good...

    Published September 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Human Development and Capabilities

    Re-imagining the university of the twenty-first century

    Edited by Alejandra Boni, Melanie Walker

    Globally, universities are the subject of public debate and disagreement about their private benefits or public good, and the key policy vehicle for driving human capital development for competitive knowledge economies. Yet what is increasingly lost in the disagreements about who should pay for...

    Published April 1st 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Doctoral Student's Companion

    Getting to Grips with Research in Education and the Social Sciences

    Edited by Pat Thomson, Melanie Walker

    Series: Companions for PhD and DPhil Research

    In the contemporary world it is clear that the need to study beyond Masters Level is increasing in importance for a wide range of practitioners in diverse professional settings. Students across the world are choosing doctorates not only to become career academics, but to go beyond the academic...

    Published March 30th 2010 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Doctoral Supervisor's Companion

    Supporting Effective Research in Education and the Social Sciences

    Edited by Melanie Walker, Pat Thomson

    Series: Companions for PhD and DPhil Research

    Accompanying The Routledge Doctoral Student’s Companion this book examines what it means to be a doctoral student in education and the social sciences, providing a guide for those supervising students. Exploring the key role and pedagogical challenges that face supervisors in students’ personal...

    Published March 30th 2010 by Routledge

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