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Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education


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The volumes in this set, originally published between 1964 and 2002, draw together research by leading academics in the area of higher education, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volume examines the concepts of learning, teaching, student experience and administration in relation to the higher education through the areas of business, sociology, education reforms, government, educational policy, business and religion, whilst also exploring the general principles and practices of higher education in various countries. This set will be of particular interest to students and practitioners of education, politics and sociology.

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Universities, Education and the National Economy

Universities, Education and the National Economy

1st Edition

Michael D. Stephens
October 22, 2018

Originally published in 1989, Universities, Education and the National Economy looks at changes in the structure of British industry, which have brought into question the traditional role of universities in the economy. The emphasis on high technology in many emerging industries has prompted a...

University Teaching: International Perspectives

University Teaching: International Perspectives

1st Edition

James J.F. Forest
October 22, 2018

Originally published in 1998 University Teaching looks at the world of university and college teaching in the study of higher education. Providing a broad perspective, it examines preparation, assessment, and reward from cross-cultural perspectives and explores the cultural and social influences...

American Education and Corporations: The Free Market Goes to School

American Education and Corporations: The Free Market Goes to School

1st Edition

Deron Boyles
October 22, 2018

Originally published in 1998, American Education and Corporations, provides a detailed study of the effects of commercialisation on the public school system. The book provides a powerful indictment of corporate culture and its influence on American public schooling, within a clear theoretical...

Strategies for Postsecondary Education

Strategies for Postsecondary Education

1st Edition

Peter Scott
October 22, 2018

Originally published in 1975, Strategies for Postsecondary Education looks at how postsecondary education absorbs an increasing proportion of education budgets in developed countries. The book analyses the inequalities in the American postsecondary education system and compares its performance with...

Forming the Academic Profession in East Asia: A Comparative Analysis

Forming the Academic Profession in East Asia: A Comparative Analysis

1st Edition

Terri Kim
October 22, 2018

Originally published in 2001, Forming the Academic Profession in East Asia, examines the changing shape of the academic profession in South Korea, Malaysia and Singapore since the colonial period, and as a reflection of both the inherited models of higher education and their redefinition after the...

The Critical Enterprise: English Studies in Higher Education

The Critical Enterprise: English Studies in Higher Education

1st Edition

Raymond Cowell
October 22, 2018

Originally published in 1975, The Critical Enterprise looks at how the expansion and diversification of English Studies was shaping and was shaped by the Higher Education curriculum. The book looks at how students of sixth forms, colleges, polytechnics and universities alike found an increasing...

Accountability in Higher Education

Accountability in Higher Education

1st Edition

Peter Sheldrake, Russell Linke
October 22, 2018

Originally published in 1979 Accountability in Higher Education contains the first comprehensive analysis of accountability in Australian higher education. The contributors systematically examine organisation and practice in the Australian higher education system, major issues relating to the...

The Experience of Higher Education

The Experience of Higher Education

1st Edition

Peter Marris
October 22, 2018

Originally published in 1964 The Experience of Higher Education reports the findings of about 400 intensive interviews with final year undergraduates at three universities – Cambridge, Leeds and Southampton – and a College of Advanced Technology in London. The discussion concentrates upon the aims...

The Universities and British Industry: 1850-1970

The Universities and British Industry: 1850-1970

1st Edition

Michael Sanderson
October 22, 2018

Originally published in 1972, The University and British Industry examines the lively and controversial relationship between British industry and the university. The book looks at the impact of industry on the development of British universities from the 1850s to the 1970s, and with contribution...

Anarchy and Culture: The Problem of the Contemporary University

Anarchy and Culture: The Problem of the Contemporary University

1st Edition

David Martin
October 22, 2018

Originally published in 1969, Anarchy and Culture both documents and describes the influence of the student and academic in the case of revolution and protest within the university. The book looks at the theory behind the culture of revolution within the contemporary university and comments upon...

Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

1st Edition

Various
October 22, 2018

The volumes in this set, originally published between 1964 and 2002, draw together research by leading academics in the area of higher education, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volume examines the concepts of learning, teaching, student experience and administration...

Realizing Qualitative Research into Higher Education

Realizing Qualitative Research into Higher Education

1st Edition

Craig Prichard, Paul Trowler
October 22, 2018

Originally published in 2003 Realizing Qualitative Research into Higher Education, looks at how qualitative research in broad terms, confronts the question of the researcher's involvement in the production of knowledge. However, the method adopted even in highly positivist qualitative work has a...

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