Higher Education for the Public Good

Views from the South

  • Brenda Leibowitz
The authors of this inspiring collection discuss philosophical approaches and present empirical and practical ideas for teaching and learning at university for the public good. The book is enriched by international perspectives as well as a uniquely southern focus.
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Views from the South

  • Brenda Leibowitz
The authors of this inspiring collection discuss philosophical approaches and present empirical and practical ideas for teaching and learning at university for the public good. The book is enriched by international perspectives as well as a uniquely southern focus.

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Institutional Racism in the Academy

A Case Study

  • Andrew Pilkington
Race in higher education is under-researched but empirical research shows unremitting reluctance to overcome ‘the sheer weight of whiteness’. By contrasting the university with the region’s police, the study reveals the approach of each to race equality.
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A Case Study

  • Andrew Pilkington
Race in higher education is under-researched but empirical research shows unremitting reluctance to overcome ‘the sheer weight of whiteness’. By contrasting the university with the region’s police, the study reveals the approach of each to race equality.

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Improving Completion Rates Among Disadvantaged Students

  • Jocey Quinn
Improving retention and completion in higher education are important objectives throughout the world. This book draws upon research and practice from Australia, England, New Zealand, and the U.S. The accounts presented here all have proved successful in attracting, and, crucially, retaining students from traditionally disadvantaged groups.
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  • Jocey Quinn
Improving retention and completion in higher education are important objectives throughout the world. This book draws upon research and practice from Australia, England, New Zealand, and the U.S. The accounts presented here all have proved successful in attracting, and, crucially, retaining students from traditionally disadvantaged groups.

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Empowering Researchers in Further Education

  • Yvonne Hillier
  • Jill Jameson
This text constructs a new theoretical framework for specialist further education research culture, recognizing the unique contribution to research of FE practitioner-researchers. It identifies good practice through a series of case studies linked to appropriate and innovative research methods.
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  • Yvonne Hillier
  • Jill Jameson
This text constructs a new theoretical framework for specialist further education research culture, recognizing the unique contribution to research of FE practitioner-researchers. It identifies good practice through a series of case studies linked to appropriate and innovative research methods.

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Degrees of Choice

Social Class,Race and Gender in Higher Education

  • Diane Reay
  • Stephen Ball
  • Miriam E. David
Degrees of Choice provides a sophisticated account of the overlapping effects of social class, ethnicity and gender in the process of choosing which university to attend. This book draws on qualitative and quantitative data to show how the welcome expansion of HE has also deepened social stratification, generating new and different inequalities.
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Social Class,Race and Gender in Higher Education

  • Diane Reay
  • Stephen Ball
  • Miriam E. David
Degrees of Choice provides a sophisticated account of the overlapping effects of social class, ethnicity and gender in the process of choosing which university to attend. This book draws on qualitative and quantitative data to show how the welcome expansion of HE has also deepened social stratification, generating new and different inequalities.

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The Question of Conscience

Higher education and personal responsibility

  • David Watson
David Watson explores the question of what higher education sets out to do for students through a number of lenses, including the ‘evolutionary’ stages of modern university history, the sense participants and observers try to make of them, and a collection of ‘purposes’, or intended personal transformations.
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Higher education and personal responsibility

  • David Watson
David Watson explores the question of what higher education sets out to do for students through a number of lenses, including the ‘evolutionary’ stages of modern university history, the sense participants and observers try to make of them, and a collection of ‘purposes’, or intended personal transformations.

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Browne and Beyond

Modernizing English higher education

  • Claire Callender
  • Peter Scott
This book seeks to unpack the drivers for the reforms of higher education in England while locating them in a broad historical, ideological, and policy context.
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Modernizing English higher education

  • Claire Callender
  • Peter Scott
This book seeks to unpack the drivers for the reforms of higher education in England while locating them in a broad historical, ideological, and policy context.

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Writing in the academy

Reputation, education and knowledge

  • Ken Hyland
This lecture explores the importance of writing in higher education to both academics and students by focusing on the ways it contributes to knowledge, education and the professional careers of academics themselves.
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Reputation, education and knowledge

  • Ken Hyland
This lecture explores the importance of writing in higher education to both academics and students by focusing on the ways it contributes to knowledge, education and the professional careers of academics themselves.

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Transforming Global Higher Education

A feminist perspective

  • Miriam David
This lecture applies a feminist perspective to the question of whether higher education has been transformative over the last three decades.
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A feminist perspective

  • Miriam David
This lecture applies a feminist perspective to the question of whether higher education has been transformative over the last three decades.

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Towards a higher education for a new century

  • Ronald Barnett
Ronald Barnett investigates the changing context of higher education in the new millennium, and discusses how we can conceive of and practise higher education within this context.
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  • Ronald Barnett
Ronald Barnett investigates the changing context of higher education in the new millennium, and discusses how we can conceive of and practise higher education within this context.

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