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  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 August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Negotiating the Complexities of Qualitative Research in Higher Education

    Fundamental Elements and Issues, 2nd Edition

    By Susan R. Jones, Vasti Torres, Jan Arminio

    Negotiating the Complexities of Qualitative Research in Higher Education illuminates the complex nature of qualitative research, while attending to issues of application. This text addresses the fundamentals of research through discussion of strategies, ethical issues, and challenges in higher...

    Published July 5th 2013 by Routledge

  3. WTO/GATS and the Global Politics of Higher Education

    By Antoni Verger

    Series: Studies in Higher Education

    Since the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) was created in 1995, there has been international pressure towards the liberalization of education all over the world, as well as new challenges to the traditional internationalization rationale in the field of higher education. Nevertheless,...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Meaning-Centered Education

    International Perspectives and Explorations in Higher Education

    Edited by Olga Kovbasyuk, Patrick Blessinger

    In a time of globally changing environments and economic challenges, many institutions of higher education are attempting to reform by promoting standardization approaches. Meaning-Centered Education explores the counter-tide for an alternative vision of education, where students and instructors...

    Published April 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Expanding the Donor Base in Higher Education

    Engaging Non-Traditional Donors

    Edited by Noah D. Drezner

    Winner of the Association of Fundraising Professionals 2014 Skystone Partners Research Prize in Philanthropy and Fundraising Traditionally, institutions have relied on wealthy White men to reach their fundraising goals. But as state investment in public higher education lessens and institutions...

    Published April 4th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Sociology of Higher Education

    Reproduction, Transformation and Change in a Global Era

    Edited by Miriam David, Rajani Naidoo

    The Sociology of Higher Education: Reproduction, Transformation and Change in a Global Era provides an exciting and conceptually rich approach to the sociology of higher education. It offers innovative perspectives on the future of universities within the new and emerging research sub-field of the...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Future University

    Ideas and Possibilities

    Edited by Ronald Barnett

    Series: International Studies in Higher Education

    Winner of the Comparative and International Education Society Higher Education Special Interest Group Best Book Award for 2014! As universities increasingly engage with the world beyond the classroom and the campus, those who work within higher education are left to examine how the university’s...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Reconstructing Identities in Higher Education

    The rise of 'Third Space' professionals

    By Celia Whitchurch

    Series: Research into Higher Education

    Reconstructing Identities in Higher Education: The Rise of Third Space Professionals draws on studies conducted in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States to explore the roles and identities of a growing number of staff associated with broadly based institutional projects such as...

    Published October 19th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Organisational Dynamics of University Reform in Japan

    International Inside Out

    By Jeremy Breaden

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    For several decades internationalisation has been a cornerstone of both Japanese government higher education policy and approaches to reform at an institutional level, but Japan has still not managed to lose its reputation as a somewhat reclusive member of the global academic community. Consensus...

    Published September 8th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Islam and Higher Education

    Concepts, Challenges and Opportunities

    By Marodsilton Muborakshoeva

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book is the first study to qualitatively explore the concepts of higher education in Muslim contexts. It examines the different concepts of ‘a university’ and the way they shape practice in Muslim contexts, with a particular focus on the Islamic republic of Pakistan. Contributing to...

    Published August 9th 2012 by Routledge