Speaking Out against Racism in the University Space

  • Shirin Housee
This powerful combination of accounts by minoritized students of their experiences and views, a frame of analysis based on Critical Race Theory, and the personal affinity and empathy with her students of the author, yield valuable insights into racism in higher education institutions, and indicate how it can be tackled.
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  • Shirin Housee
This powerful combination of accounts by minoritized students of their experiences and views, a frame of analysis based on Critical Race Theory, and the personal affinity and empathy with her students of the author, yield valuable insights into racism in higher education institutions, and indicate how it can be tackled.

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Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Perspectives from UCL

  • Jason P. Davies
  • Norbert Pachler
Drawing on examples from across the disciplines, this collection demonstrates how UCL has set up initiatives to raise the profile of teaching and give it parity of esteem with research. It explains what staff and students have done to create an environment in which students can learn by discovery, through research-based education.
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Perspectives from UCL

  • Jason P. Davies
  • Norbert Pachler
Drawing on examples from across the disciplines, this collection demonstrates how UCL has set up initiatives to raise the profile of teaching and give it parity of esteem with research. It explains what staff and students have done to create an environment in which students can learn by discovery, through research-based education.

Price: £24.99

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Evaluating Equity and Widening Participation in Higher Education

  • Penny Jane Burke
  • Annette Hayton
  • Jacqueline Stevenson
This collection considers relationships between research and evaluation, and the ethical and moral dilemmas raised when evaluating equity and widening participation in higher education. The framework of praxis the editors have created helps justify government funding towards university-led equity initiatives and ensure appropriate use of resources.
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  • Penny Jane Burke
  • Annette Hayton
  • Jacqueline Stevenson
This collection considers relationships between research and evaluation, and the ethical and moral dilemmas raised when evaluating equity and widening participation in higher education. The framework of praxis the editors have created helps justify government funding towards university-led equity initiatives and ensure appropriate use of resources.

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Higher education as self-formation

  • Simon Marginson
Higher education can be understood as a process of self-formation that enables the student to become more self-determining. But how does this idea play out today’s high-participation HE systems? They have made educated human capabilities more widespread, yet the opportunities to use them seem to be shrinking as societies become more unequal.
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  • Simon Marginson
Higher education can be understood as a process of self-formation that enables the student to become more self-determining. But how does this idea play out today’s high-participation HE systems? They have made educated human capabilities more widespread, yet the opportunities to use them seem to be shrinking as societies become more unequal.

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Pathways to Adulthood

Educational opportunities, motivation and attainment in times of social change

  • Ingrid Schoon
  • Rainer K. Silbereisen
This book brings together research by leading experts and young scholars in psychology, sociology, economics, social policy and education to investigate how social inequality, individual motivation and social change make a difference to young people as they negotiate their transition to adulthood.
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Educational opportunities, motivation and attainment in times of social change

  • Ingrid Schoon
  • Rainer K. Silbereisen
This book brings together research by leading experts and young scholars in psychology, sociology, economics, social policy and education to investigate how social inequality, individual motivation and social change make a difference to young people as they negotiate their transition to adulthood.

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The Principal

Power and professionalism in FE

  • Maire Daley
  • Kevin Orr
  • Joel Petrie
Using Machievelli’s ‘The Prince’ as a metaphor, the contributors stringently examine how power is exercised and experienced in the Further Education sector and where it is leading. Playfully but with fierce commitment to FE, they consider adult education and the FE systems throughout the UK and in Ireland and Australia.
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Power and professionalism in FE

  • Maire Daley
  • Kevin Orr
  • Joel Petrie
Using Machievelli’s ‘The Prince’ as a metaphor, the contributors stringently examine how power is exercised and experienced in the Further Education sector and where it is leading. Playfully but with fierce commitment to FE, they consider adult education and the FE systems throughout the UK and in Ireland and Australia.

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Juggling Higher Education Study and Family Life

  • Louise Webber
Women with families face particular challenges when they undertake Higher Education, such as coping with the demands of study, new family routines, and the changed identity when mother becomes student. This book is a valuable guide for women in similar situations, and will enhance the understanding of tutors, lecturers and policymakers.
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  • Louise Webber
Women with families face particular challenges when they undertake Higher Education, such as coping with the demands of study, new family routines, and the changed identity when mother becomes student. This book is a valuable guide for women in similar situations, and will enhance the understanding of tutors, lecturers and policymakers.

Price: £19.99

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Valuing Higher Education

An appreciation of the work of Gareth Williams

  • Ronald Barnett
  • Paul Temple
  • Peter Scott
Leading international analysts examine Gareth Williams’s contribution to the economics of higher education in essays that are a testimony to Williams’s conception that the field cannot be properly understood unless viewed alongside social policy, changes in knowledge production, the life chances of students, and their actual learning experience.
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An appreciation of the work of Gareth Williams

  • Ronald Barnett
  • Paul Temple
  • Peter Scott
Leading international analysts examine Gareth Williams’s contribution to the economics of higher education in essays that are a testimony to Williams’s conception that the field cannot be properly understood unless viewed alongside social policy, changes in knowledge production, the life chances of students, and their actual learning experience.

Price: £26.99

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Learning in Womanist Ways

Narratives of first-generation African Caribbean women

  • Jan Etienne
The benefits are explored of lifelong learning for black Caribbean women who came to Britain in the 1950s and ’60s. We see the social and cultural identities they bring to learning, their sisterhood as they rise above past oppression. Notions of ageing in poor health, poverty and isolation are challenged by the learners’ different, happier reality.
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Narratives of first-generation African Caribbean women

  • Jan Etienne
The benefits are explored of lifelong learning for black Caribbean women who came to Britain in the 1950s and ’60s. We see the social and cultural identities they bring to learning, their sisterhood as they rise above past oppression. Notions of ageing in poor health, poverty and isolation are challenged by the learners’ different, happier reality.

Price: £20.00

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The Coming of Age for FE?

Reflections on the past and future role of further education colleges in England

  • Ann Hodgson
In this detailed, scholarly and yet remarkably accessible collection, Ann Hodgson brings together leading FE researchers, practitioners, and policymakers, from whose work emerges a fascinating narrative of the development of the sector and the place it finds itself in today.
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Reflections on the past and future role of further education colleges in England

  • Ann Hodgson
In this detailed, scholarly and yet remarkably accessible collection, Ann Hodgson brings together leading FE researchers, practitioners, and policymakers, from whose work emerges a fascinating narrative of the development of the sector and the place it finds itself in today.

Price: £24.99

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