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  1. 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

  2. College Students' Sense of Belonging

    A Key to Educational Success for All Students

    By Terrell L. Strayhorn

    Belonging – with peers, in the classroom, or on campus – is a crucial part of the college experience. It can affect a student’s degree of academic achievement, or even whether they stay in school. Although much is known about the causes and impact of sense of belonging in students, little is known...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Spirituality in College Students’ Lives

    Translating Research into Practice

    Edited by Alyssa Bryant Rockenbach, Matthew J. Mayhew

    Spirituality in College Students’ Lives draws on data from a large-scale national survey examining the spiritual development of undergraduates and how colleges and universities can be more effective in facilitating students’ spiritual growth. In this book, contributors from the fields of education,...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  4. International Assistance and State-University Relations

    By Jo Bastiaens

    Series: Studies in Higher Education

    This book explores the goals, efforts and outcomes of international assistance to higher education over the past three decades and investigates how these have impacted changing State-university relations. Focusing on the case study of Indonesia, Bastiaens demonstrates how international aid...

    Published April 5th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Embracing Non-Tenure Track Faculty

    Changing Campuses for the New Faculty Majority

    Edited by Adrianna Kezar

    The nature of the higher education faculty workforce is radically and fundamentally changing from primarily full-time tenured faculty to non-tenure track faculty. This new faculty majority faces common challenges, including short-term contracts, limited support on campus, and lack of a professional...

    Published April 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  6. Paying the Professoriate

    A Global Comparison of Compensation and Contracts

    Edited by Philip G. Altbach, Liz Reisberg, Maria Yudkevich, Gregory Androushchak, Iván F. Pacheco

    How are professors paid? Can the "best and brightest" be attracted to the academic profession? With universities facing international competition, which countries compensate their academics best, and which ones lag behind? Paying the Professoriate examines these questions and provides key...

    Published April 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  7. Confronting Challenges to the Liberal Arts Curriculum

    Perspectives of Developing and Transitional Countries

    Edited by Patti McGill Peterson

    Comparative research on higher education in developing and transitional countries is often focused on such issues as access, finance, student mobility and the impact of globalization, but there has been little attention to curriculum and the forces that shape it. Confronting Challenges to the...

    Published March 26th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Black Men in College

    Implications for HBCUs and Beyond

    Edited by Robert T. Palmer, J. Luke Wood

    Black Men in College provides vital information about how to effectively support, retain, and graduate Black male undergraduates. This edited collection centers on the notion that Black male collegians are not a homogenous group; rather, they are representative of rarely acknowledged differences...

    Published December 6th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Making the University Matter

    Edited by Barbie Zelizer

    Series: Shaping Inquiry in Culture, Communication and Media Studies

    Making the University Matter investigates how academics situate themselves simultaneously in the university and the world and how doing so affects the viability of the university setting. The university stands at the intersection of two sets of interests, needing to be at one with the world while...

    Published June 21st 2011 by Routledge

  10. Managing the Entrepreneurial University

    Legal Issues and Commercial Realities

    By J. Douglas Toma

    Managing the Entrepreneurial University is essential reading for both higher education administrators and those studying to enter the field. As universities have become more market focused, they have changed dramatically. But has the law kept up? This book explains fundamental legal concepts in...

    Published April 18th 2011 by Routledge