By Robert Harris,David McNamara,Professor David Mcnamara
By Marie Chisholm-Burns
By Daniel Rodas
By Tyrone C. Howard,Jonli Tunstall,Terry Flennaugh,Terry K. Flennaugh
This well timed publication demonstrates why there should be a extra considerate and collaborative attempt at the a part of K–12 faculties, in addition to associations of upper schooling, to supply higher university entry to scholars from low-income groups. construction on a 10-year case learn of a profitable school-university partnership, the authors study the helps, mentoring, and assets had to rework the varsity possibilities and existence possibilities for under-represented city adolescence. that includes first-hand debts from pupil contributors, the booklet files how the version supplied university entry to a few of the main selective and prestigious universities around the country. simply because this partnership situates university entry inside a social justice framework, it truly is one of many extra special courses within the country.
“Few social difficulties are of extra urgent significance than the problem of accelerating entry to better schooling. Howard, Tunstall, and Flennaugh conscientiously define these difficulties and provides us our marching orders. historic. Empirical. Well-written. considerate. Provocative. This e-book comes in handy for we all curious about entry and fairness in education.”
—William G. Tierney, professor & co-director, Pullias middle for better schooling, collage of Southern California
“This booklet represents an ethical and moral name to any people who think in an instructional pipeline for liberty, humanity, danger, and justice for all—everyday!”
—H. Richard Milner IV, Helen Faison Professor of city schooling, collage of Pittsburgh
Contributors: Irene Atkins, Bree Blades, Jon Carroll, Whitney Gouche, Tr’Vel Lyons, Justyn Patterson, Jerry Morrison, Michelle Smith, Ashley V. Williams
By Karin Blesius,Ulrike Brämer
By Kayo Denda,Mary Hawkesworth,Fernanda Perrone,Carol Christ
The Douglass Century celebrates the college’s toughness and variety as distinct accomplishments, and analyzes the contributions of Douglass directors, alumnae, and scholars to its survival, whereas additionally investigating a number of demanding situations that threatened its life. This publication demonstrates how altering ancient conditions altered the chances for ladies and the content material of upper schooling, evaluating the Jazz Age, American the nice melancholy, the second one global struggle, the post-war Civil Rights period, and the resurgence of feminism within the Nineteen Seventies and Nineteen Eighties. Concluding immediately, the authors spotlight the college’s ongoing dedication to Mabel Smith Douglass’ founding imaginative and prescient, “to result in an highbrow quickening, a cultural broadening in reference to particular education in order that ladies may match out into the area fitted…for leadership…in the industrial, political, and highbrow lifetime of this nation.” as well as offering a finished heritage of the school, the e-book brings its matters to existence with 80 full-color photos from the designated Collections and collage documents, Rutgers collage Libraries.
By Isaac Prilleltensky
By Poppy Fitch,Brian Van Brunt
A advisor to management and administration in better Education stocks an leading edge method of supervision, management, and administration within the better schooling place of work. Drawing from humanism and confident psychology, Fitch and Van Brunt weave jointly a compelling narrative for handling staff throughout generational alterations. This booklet stocks key management classes and recommendation on easy methods to encourage creativity, raise potency, and faucet into the skills of your various, multi-generational employees. This advisor deals useful and unique suggestion on developing new relationships, atmosphere expectancies, encouraging responsibility, addressing clash, and supervising tough employees. targeting tips to construct and boost connections via genuineness and empathic worrying, this ebook presents very important tips for today’s university and collage leaders.
By Angela Hurd
""Second-Class Professor"" should still spark a few nationwide debate and confidently bring about reform in larger schooling. Ms. Hurd's publication has been praised via her colleagues who're ready to work out the response to her insights."
By Doctor Paul Higate,Mats Utas
Across Africa, turning out to be fiscal inequality, instability and urbanization have ended in the swift unfold of non-public safeguard companies. whereas those PSPs have already had an important impression on African societies, their influence has thus far acquired little within the means of complete analysis.
Drawing on quite a lot of disciplinary methods, and encompassing anthropology, sociology and political technological know-how, Private defense in Africa bargains targeted perception into the lives and reports of safeguard services and people plagued by them, in addition to into the delicate nation context which has allowed them to thrive. that includes unique empirical examine and case experiences starting from inner most policing in South Africa to the recruitment of Sierra Leoneans for personal protection paintings in Iraq, the ebook considers the total implications of PSPs for defense and the nation, not just for Africa yet for the area as a whole.