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Core Concepts in Higher Education

Series Editor: Edward P. St. John, Marybeth Gasman

Core Concepts in Higher Education is a textbook series for the education of new professionals, covering the core areas of study in the field of higher education and student affairs. This timely and dependable series provides the necessary tools to ensure practice is informed by theory and research. The books in this series invite students to think critically about the field to discover what has been left out and what needs to be learned, and also provides frameworks and constructs for addressing challenges facing higher education. The Core Concepts in Higher Education series moves thought, action, and scholarship forward by valuing, reconstructing, and building on the foundations of the field. Through a rich combination of research, theory, and practice, this series aims to move the field into a new generation of scholarship to better prepare students for authentic leadership of our colleges, universities, and academic communities.

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  1. Diversity and Inclusion on Campus

    Supporting Racially and Ethnically Underrepresented Students

    By Rachelle Winkle-Wagner, Angela M. Locks

    Series: Core Concepts in Higher Education

    As scholars and practitioners in higher education attempt to embrace and lead diversity efforts, it is imperative that they have an understanding of the issues that affect historically underrepresented students. Using an intersectional approach that connects the categories of race, class, and...

    Published September 4th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Organizational Theory in Higher Education

    By Kathleen Manning

    Series: Core Concepts in Higher Education

    Organizational Theory in Higher Education offers a fresh take on the models and lenses through which higher education can be viewed by presenting a full range of organizational theories, from traditional to current. By alternating theory and practice chapters, noted scholar Kathleen Manning vividly...

    Published December 9th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Public Policy and Higher Education

    Reframing Strategies for Preparation, Access, and Success

    By Edward P. St. John, Nathan Daun-Barnett, Karen M. Moronski-Chapman

    Series: Core Concepts in Higher Education

    Amid changing economic and social contexts, radical changes have occurred in public higher education policies over the past three decades. Public Policy and Higher Education provides readers with new ways to analyze these complex state policies and offers the tools to examine how policies affect...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Understanding Community Colleges

    Edited by John S. Levin, Susan T. Kater

    Series: Core Concepts in Higher Education

    Understanding Community Colleges provides a comprehensive review of the community college landscape—management and governance, finance, student demographics and development, teaching and learning, policy, faculty, and workforce development—and bridges the gap between research and practice. This...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The History of U.S. Higher Education – Methods for Understanding the Past

    Edited by Marybeth Gasman

    Series: Core Concepts in Higher Education

    The first volume in the Core Concepts of Higher Education series, The History of U.S. Higher Education: Methods for Understanding the Past is a unique research methods textbook that provides students with an understanding of the processes that historians use when conducting their own research....

    Published May 18th 2010 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Student Development Theory in Higher Education: A Social Psychological Approach
    By Terrell L. Strayhorn
    To Be Published September 14th 2014
  2. Fundraising and Institutional Advancement: Theory, Practice, and New Paradigms
    By Noah D. Drezner, Frances Huehls
    To Be Published October 2nd 2014
  3. A People’s History of American Higher Education
    By Philo Hutcheson
    To Be Published November 30th 2014

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