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Higher Education, Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

Research into Higher Education Series

Series Editor: PROFESSOR JEROEN HUISMAN and JENNIFER M. CASE

This exciting series, co-published by the Society of Research into Higher Education and Routledge, will showcase cutting-edge research and discourse that reflects the rapidly changing world of higher education, examined in a global context.

Examining topics of wide international relevance, the series will encompass every aspect of the international higher education research agenda, from strategic policy formulation and impact to pragmatic advice on best practice in the field.

For more information: www.routledge.com/books/series/SRHE

  1. Researching Higher Education

    International perspectives on theory, policy and practice

    Edited by Jennifer M. Case, Jeroen Huisman

    Series: Research into Higher Education

    Research on higher education has yielded many insights that have improved our theoretical and practical understanding but there are still many themes that continue to appear on research agendas, provoking renewed focus on these complex questions and problems. Researching Higher Education explores...

    To Be Published October 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Culture, Capitals and Graduate Futures

    Degrees of class

    By Ciaran Burke

    Series: Research into Higher Education

    In a time of too many graduates for too few jobs, and in a context where applicants have similar levels of educational capital, what other factors influence graduate career trajectories? Based on the life history interviews of graduates and framed through a Bourdieusian sociological lens, Culture,...

    To Be Published September 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Digital Technology and the Contemporary University

    Degrees of digitization

    By Neil Selwyn

    Series: Research into Higher Education

    Digital Technology and the Contemporary University examines the often messy realities of higher education in the ‘digital age’. Drawing on a variety of theoretical and empirical perspectives, the book explores the intimate links between digital technology and wider shifts within contemporary...

    Published May 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Everything for Sale? The Marketisation of UK Higher Education

    By Roger Brown, Helen Carasso

    Series: Research into Higher Education

    The marketisation of higher education is a growing worldwide trend. Increasingly, market steering is replacing or supplementing government steering. Tuition fees are being introduced or increased, usually at the expense of state grants to institutions. Grants for student support are being replaced...

    Published February 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Intellectual Leadership in Higher Education

    Renewing the role of the university professor

    By Bruce Macfarlane

    Series: Research into Higher Education

    What is ‘intellectual leadership’ and how might this concept be better understood in the modern university? Drawing on research into the role of full or chair professors, this book argues that it is important to define and reclaim intellectual leadership as a counter-weight to the prevailing...

    Published February 17th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Literacy in the Digital University

    Critical perspectives on learning, scholarship and technology

    Edited by Robin Goodfellow, Mary R. Lea

    Series: Research into Higher Education

    Literacy in the Digital University is an innovative volume bringing together perspectives from two fields of enquiry and practice: ‘literacies and learning’ and ‘learning technologies’. With their own histories and trajectories, these fields have seldom overlapped either in practice, theory, or...

    Published July 26th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. Stepping up to the Second Year at University

    Academic, psychological and social dimensions

    Edited by Clare Milsom, Martyn Stewart, Mantz Yorke, Elena Zaitseva

    Series: Research into Higher Education

    Programmes in higher education tend to focus attention on the student’s first year (because of concerns about student transition and retention) and on their final year (because of student exiting for their future careers). The middle year(s) of programmes receive relatively little attention which...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Strategic Curriculum Change in Universities

    Global Trends

    By Paul Blackmore, Camille B. Kandiko

    Series: Research into Higher Education

    The curriculum is a live issue in universities across the world. Many stakeholders – governments, employers, professional and disciplinary groups and parents – express strong and often conflicting views about what higher education should achieve for its students. Many universities are reviewing...

    Published May 28th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The University in Dissent

    Scholarship in the corporate university

    By Gary Rolfe

    Series: Research into Higher Education

    The rise of corporatism in the North American University was charted by Bill Readings in the mid nineteen-nineties in his book The University in Ruins. The intervening years have seen the corporate university grow and extend to the point where its evolution into a large business corporation is...

    Published October 31st 2012 by Routledge

  11. Women Leaders in Higher Education

    Shattering the myths

    By Tanya Fitzgerald

    Series: Research into Higher Education

    Leadership in universities is physically, intellectually and emotionally demanding work. It involves multiple and complex tasks and responsibilities such as staff management, strategic management, operational planning, financial and resources management, policy development, quality assurance...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  12. Writing in Social Spaces

    A social processes approach to academic writing

    By Rowena Murray

    Series: Research into Higher Education

    Writing in Social Spaces addresses the problem of making time and space for writing in academic life and work of the professionals and practitioners who do academic writing'. Even those who want to write, who know how to write well and who have quality publications, report that they cannot find...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge