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New and Published Books

  1. Critical Realist Activity Theory

    An engagement with critical realism and cultural-historical activity theory

    By Iskra Nunez

    Series: New Studies in Critical Realism and Education (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Critical Realist Activity Theory provides an exciting new contribution to the New Studies in Critical Realism and Education series by showing how the nature of learning is tantamount to the critical realist notion of the dialectic. The science of learning is too important to leave solely to the...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Affirmative Action and Racial Equity

    Considering the Fisher Case to Forge the Path Ahead

    By Uma M. Jayakumar, Liliana M. Garces

    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...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Decision Making for Student Success

    Behavioral Insights to Improve College Access and Persistence

    By Benjamin L. Castleman, Saul Schwartz, Sandy Baum

    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...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Democratizing Higher Education

    International Comparative Perspectives

    By Patrick Blessinger, John P. Anchan

    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...

    Published March 17th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Preparing Students for Life Beyond College

    A Meaning-Centered Vision for Holistic Teaching and Learning

    By Robert J. Nash, Jennifer J.J. Jang 張文馨

    At a time when STEM research and new technologies are dominating the curricula of colleges and universities, this important book refocuses the conversation on holistic education for all students. Organized around the most important and difficult questions that students face, Preparing Students for...

    Published March 6th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Hispanic-Serving Institutions

    Advancing Research and Transformative Practice

    Edited by Anne-Marie Núñez, Sylvia Hurtado, Emily Calderón Galdeano

    Despite the increasing numbers of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and their importance in serving students who have historically been underserved in higher education, limited research has addressed the meaning of the growth of these institutions and its implications for higher education....

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  7. University Access and Success

    Capabilities, diversity and social justice

    By Merridy Wilson-Strydom

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    The challenge of widening access and participation in higher education in a manner that ensures students are successful in their studies is a major issue globally and a significant research-focus within higher education studies and higher education policy. Similarly, the challenge of...

    Published February 5th 2015 by Routledge

  8. From Vocational to Professional Education

    Educating for social welfare

    Edited by Jens-Christian Smeby, Molly Sutphen

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    One of the most important routes to employment within the social welfare sector worldwide is higher education, which equips students not only with the knowledge for employment, but with the tools to use and build on this knowledge. During the last few decades there has been an academic drift in...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Parallels and Responses to Curricular Innovation

    The Possibilities of Posthumanistic Education

    By Brad Petitfils

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This volume explores two radical shifts in history and subsequent responses in curricular spaces: the move from oral to print culture during the transition between the 15th and 16th centuries and the rise of the Jesuits, and the move from print to digital culture during the transition between the...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Fundraising and Institutional Advancement

    Theory, Practice, and New Paradigms

    By Noah D. Drezner, Frances Huehls

    Series: Core Concepts in Higher Education

    In this timely textbook, authors Drezner and Huehls take the interdisciplinary, complex nature of the study of philanthropy and fundraising and apply it to the field of higher education. Covering issues of increasing importance to institutions—including donor cultivation, growth of fundraising at...

    Published October 1st 2014 by Routledge