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The Coddling of the American Mind
by Jonathan Haidt ~ Hardback
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Your feelings are always right. You should avoid pain and discomfort. You should look for faults in others and not yourself. These three Great Untruths are part of a larger philosophy that sees young people as fragile creatures who must be protected and supervised by adults, resulting in a culture ...

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Student Hacks
by Dan Marshall ~ Paperback / softback

Do you become enraged when your beer bottles topple over in the fridge? Have you ever wished you could listen to your lectures in half the time? This fully illustrated manual solves your everyday dilemmas, from ways to make your student loan stretch further to revision hacks and much, much more. W...

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$25.00
Law School For Dummies
by Rebecca Fae Greene ~ Paperback / softback

This is a straightforward guide to surviving and thriving in law school. Every year more than 40,000 students enter law school and at any given moment there are over 125,000 law school students in the United States. Law school's highly pressurized, super-competitive atmosphere often leaves students ...

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$38.00
ACT For Dummies, with Online Practice Tests
by Lisa Zimmer Hatch ~ Paperback / softback

The fast and easy way to score higher on the ACT Does the thought of preparing for the ACT give you anxiety? Fear not! This 6th edition of ACT For Dummies with online practice tests gives you a competitive edge by fully preparing you for the ACT exam with subject reviews, practice opportunities onl...

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$41.00
Dissent: The Student Press in 1960s Australia
by Sally Percival Wood ~ Paperback / softback

A passionate portrayal of Australia's social awakening - the people, the politics, and the power of the student press. The 1960s was a decade of profound change, marked by an accumulating tension between political conservatism and social restlessness. During this time, university campuses became si...

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$36.00
ACT For Dummies
by Lisa Zimmer Hatch ~ Paperback / softback

The fast and easy way to score higher on the ACT Does the thought of preparing for the ACT give you anxiety? Fear not! This new edition of ACT For Dummies gives you a competitive edge by fully preparing you for the ACT exam with subject reviews, practice opportunities, three full-length practice te...

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Applying the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning beyond the...
Hardback

When the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) emerged, it often concentrated on individual faculty practice in one classroom; it is now, however, increasingly common to find work in SoTL focused more broadly. SoTL studies may engage with a cluster of courses, a program, a particular populatio...

Pre-order - out 1 Sep 2019
$198.00
The Other UC and Me - Editing the Sixties
by Judy Mccarty Kuhn ~ Paperback / softback

The late 1960s was a thrilling time to be a college student. Not only were social mores changing rapidly, college students were on the front lines of many of the most important political struggles of the day. The Other UC and Me chronicles the experiences of Judy Kuhn, who served as the editor-in-ch...

Pre-order - out 15 Apr 2019
$56.00
The Governance and Management of Universities in Asia
Hardback

This volume seeks to identify and explore the dynamics of global forces on the development of higher education in Asia, in particular, how neoliberalism has affected reforms on university governance and management in the region. It includes a set of country-specific studies on how various countries ...

Pre-order - out 25 Apr 2019
$299.00
The Spirit of Generosity
by Curtis Simic ~ Hardback

How does commitment to a university become so significant that it prompts giving that can impact generations of students? Are donors motivated by their own experiences, memories of friends and mentors, or aspirations to fund cutting edge research, teaching, and service? At Indiana University, a...

Pre-order - out 1 Sep 2019
$38.00
University of Auckland
by Nicholas Reid ~ Paperback / softback

In the early 21st century, as it celebrates its 125th anniversary, The University of Auckland is New Zealand's biggest, best-endowed, most research-driven university. Formally opened in May 1883 as Auckland University College, it then comprised a disused courthouse and jail, 95 students and just 4 t...

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$68.00
Quality in Undergraduate Education
by Monica McLean ~ Paperback / softback

Globally, the appetite for higher education is great, but what do students and societies gain? Quality in Undergraduate Education foregrounds the importance of knowledge acquisition at university. Many argue that university education is no longer a public good due to the costs incurred by students w...

Pre-order - out 27 Jun 2019
$98.00
The Effective Scientist
by Corey J A Bradshaw ~ Paperback / softback

What is an effective scientist? One who is successful by quantifiable standards, with many publications, citations, and students supervised? Yes, but there is much more. Truly effective scientists need to have influence beyond academia, usefully applying and marketing their research to non-scientist...

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$58.00
The Unwritten Rules of PhD Research
by Gordon Rugg ~ Paperback / softback
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"I feel grateful to have found this book only a year into my PhD. It has opened my eyes to the world of academia. There is more to a PhD than just research in the sense of working on a problem, getting some results and publishing your findings. This book has allowed me to open my eyes and see all th...

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$78.00
Making the World Global
by Isaac A. Kamola ~ Hardback

Following World War II the American government and philanthropic foundations fundamentally remade American universities into sites for producing knowledge about the world as a collection of distinct nation-states. As neoliberal reforms took hold in the 1980s, visions of the world made popular within...

Pre-order - out 24 May 2019
$210.00
A University Education
by David Willetts ~ Paperback / softback

Universities have a crucial role in the modern world. In England, entrance to universities is by nation-wide competition which means English universities have an exceptional influence on schools-a striking theme of the book. This important book first investigates the university as an institution and...

Pre-order - out Sunday
$39.00
The Instrumental University
by Ethan Schrum ~ Hardback

In The Instrumental University, Ethan Schrum provides an illuminating genealogy of the educational environment in which administrators, professors, and students live and work today. After World War II, research universities in the United States underwent a profound mission change. The Instrumental U...

Pre-order - out 15 Jun 2019
$118.00
Essential Legal English in Context
by Karen M. Ross ~ Paperback / softback

An essential handbook for international lawyers and students Focusing on vocabulary, Essential Legal English in Context introduces the US legal system and its terminology. Designed especially for foreign-trained lawyers and students whose first language is not English, the book is a must-read for t...

Pre-order - out 4 Jun 2019
$79.00
The Study Skills Book
by Kathleen McMillan ~ Paperback / softback

Is there a secret to successful study?The answer is 'yes'! There are some essential skills and smart strategies that will help you to improve your results at university. Using proven techniques and tips to help you focus your efforts and develop successful study skills and strategies, THE STUDY ...

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$40.00
BA
by Rebecca Jury ~ Paperback / softback

BA: An Insider's Guide is a practical, honest introduction to getting a great arts degree at university. Author Rebecca Jury has just emerged from the maelstrom of university study and offers her personal take on how to ace your BA. She introduces readers to everything from choosing courses (like pu...

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$28.00
Radicals in the Heartland
by Michael V. Metz ~ Hardback

In 1969, the campus tumult that defined the Sixties reached a flash point at the University of Illinois. Out-of-town radicals preached armed revolution. Students took to the streets and fought police and National Guardsmen. Firebombs were planted in lecture halls while explosions rocked a federal bu...

Pre-order - out 16 Apr 2019
$294.00
Connecting the Dots
by Harry W. Arthurs ~ Hardback

Harry W. Arthurs is a name held in high esteem by labour lawyers and academics throughout the world. Although many are familiar with Arthurs's contributions and accomplishments, few are acquainted with the man himself, or how he came to be one of the most influential figures in Canadian law and lega...

Pre-order - out 30 Jun 2019
$99.00
Transforming the Urban University
by Richard M Freeland ~ Hardback

In Transforming the Urban University, Richard M. Freeland reviews how Northeastern University in Boston, historically an access-oriented, private urban university serving commuter students from modest backgrounds and characterized by limited academic ambitions and local reach, transformed itself int...

Pre-order - out 5 Apr 2019
$148.00
The Coddling of the American Mind
by Jonathan Haidt ~ Paperback / softback

Have good intentions, over-parenting and the decline in unsupervised play led to the emergence of modern identity politics and hypersensitivity? In this book, free speech campaigner Greg Lukianoff and social psychologist Jonathan Haidt investigate a new cultural phenomenon of "safetyism", beginning...

Pre-order - out 6 Jun 2019
$30.00
Being a University
by Ronald Barnett ~ Paperback / softback

There is no single 'idea of the university'. Ever since its medieval inception, what it is to be a university has undergone successive changes. The metaphysical university gave way to the scientific university which, in turn, has been succeeded by the entrepreneurial university and the corporate uni...

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$153.00
Anatomy of a Medical School
by Dorothy Page ~ Hardback

The 10,000th graduate of the Otago Medical School was capped in December 2006. Since the 1970s it has in fact been three schools, based in Dunedin, Christchurch and Wellington. Its graduates include many distinguished researchers and practitioners all over the world. Modelled on the Edinburgh School...

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$60.00
From Cotton Fields to University Leadership
by Charlie Nelms ~ Hardback

Charlie Nelms had audaciously big dreams. Growing up black in the Deep South in the 1950s and 1960s, working in cotton fields, and living in poverty, Nelms dared to dream that he could do more with his life than work for white plantation owners sun-up to sun-down. Inspired by his parents, who first ...

Pre-order - out 1 May 2019
$130.00
Essential Legal English in Context
by Karen M. Ross ~ Hardback

An essential handbook for international lawyers and students Focusing on vocabulary, Essential Legal English in Context introduces the US legal system and its terminology. Designed especially for foreign-trained lawyers and students whose first language is not English, the book is a must-read for t...

Pre-order - out 4 Jun 2019
$233.00
From Cotton Fields to University Leadership
by Charlie Nelms ~ Paperback / softback

Charlie Nelms had audaciously big dreams. Growing up black in the Deep South in the 1950s and 1960s, working in cotton fields, and living in poverty, Nelms dared to dream that he could do more with his life than work for white plantation owners sun-up to sun-down. Inspired by his parents, who first ...

Pre-order - out 1 May 2019
$41.00
Secrets Of The Tomb
by Alexandra Robbins ~ Paperback / softback
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The Ivy League is full of societies and clubs, some public and some very private, but none is as secret as Yale's Skull and Bones, a tiny, mysterious society that has spawned three presidents, including George W. Bush and his father. Skull and Bones' cloak-and-dagger secrecy has prompted people worl...

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$39.00
Excellence Without a Soul
by Harry Lewis ~ Paperback / softback

In Excellence without a Soul, Harry R. Lewis, a Harvard professor for more than thirty years and Dean of Harvard College for eight, draws from his experience to explain how Harvard and our other great universities have abandoned their educational mission. Harvard is unique; it is the richest, olde...

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$36.00
Applying the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning beyond the...
Paperback / softback

When the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) emerged, it often concentrated on individual faculty practice in one classroom; it is now, however, increasingly common to find work in SoTL focused more broadly. SoTL studies may engage with a cluster of courses, a program, a particular populatio...

Pre-order - out 1 Sep 2019
$81.00
Making the World Global
by Isaac A. Kamola ~ Paperback / softback

Following World War II the American government and philanthropic foundations fundamentally remade American universities into sites for producing knowledge about the world as a collection of distinct nation-states. As neoliberal reforms took hold in the 1980s, visions of the world made popular within...

Pre-order - out 24 May 2019
$75.00
Speaking of Universities
by Stefan Collini ~ Paperback / softback

In recent decades there has been an immense global surge in the numbers both of universities and of students. In the UK alone there are now over 140 institutions teaching more subjects than ever to nearly 2.5 million students. New technology offers new ways of learning and teaching. Globalisation fo...

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$29.00
African universities in the twenty-first Century: Volume 2
by Paul Tyambe Zeleza ~ Paperback / softback

As the twenty first century unfolds, African universities are undergoing change and confronting challenges which are unprecedented. The effects of globalisation, and political and economic pressures of liberalisation and privatisation, both internal and external, are reconfiguring all aspects of uni...

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$153.00
History of Universities
Hardback

Volume XXIV of History of Universities contains the customary mix of learned articles, book reviews, and bibliographical information, which makes this publication such an indispensable tool for the historian of higher education. Its contributions range widely geographically, chronologically, and in ...

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$370.99
Inside Track to Academic Research, Writing & Referencing
by Mary Deane ~ Paperback / softback

Academic Research, Writing & Referencing will provide you with practical guidance and tips on searching for literature and referencing your sources in a scholarly manner, helping you to avoid plagiarism and to produce successful academic writing assignments whatever your course of study. With the in...

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$54.00
Grace Book B 2 Volume Paperback Set Grace Book B: Part 1
Paperback / softback

'Grace books' were the volumes in which scribes recorded decisions of the administration of the University of Cambridge during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Many of the 'graces' concern the conferral of degrees on individuals, but others refer to more general University business including a...

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$107.00
Managing Today's University
by Frederick E. Balderston ~ Hardback

"An important addition to the library of anyone concerned with or interested in the role of the university in today's society. Those of us who have devoted our life's work to improving the delivery of educational programs and services to students will appreciate Balderston's comprehensive view of ou...

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$147.00
The State of the University
by Stanley Hauerwas ~ Paperback / softback

In this book, controversial and world-renowned theologian, Stanley Hauerwas, tackles the issue of theology being sidelined as a necessary discipline in the modern university. It is an attempt to reclaim the knowledge of God as just that ? knowledge. Questions why theology is no longer consi...

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$120.00