This exciting series publishes cutting edge research and discourse addressing contemporary themes in higher education of wide international relevance. The series examines all aspects of the international higher education research agenda, from strategic policy formulation and impact to pragmatic advice on best practice in the field.
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Changing European Academics A Comparative Study of Social Stratification, Work Patterns and Research Productivity
Enhancing the Freedom to Flourish in Higher Education Participation, Equality and Capabilities
By Sandra Acker, Oili-Helena Ylijoki, Michelle K. McGinn
May 13, 2024
The Social Production of Research offers critical perspectives on the interrelations between research funding and gender, in a climate where universities expect accountability and publishing productivity to be maintained at peak levels. Drawing upon a range of qualitative methods, contributors ...
By Rille Raaper
August 28, 2023
Examining the intersections of education, sociology and politics, Student Identity and Political Agency provides a unique, research-informed account of the student experience in a contemporary higher education setting. By drawing on current societal context, this book has a two-fold aim: to unpack ...
By Neil Harrison, Graeme Atherton
August 27, 2021
Drawing on examples from nine countries across five continents, this book offers anyone interested in the future of higher education the opportunity to understand how communities become marginalised and how this impacts on their access to learning and their ability to thrive as students. Focusing...
By Xuemeng Cao, Emily F. Henderson
March 29, 2021
This methodologically oriented collection brings together higher education diary research studies from international contexts to showcase the versatility of the method and its adaptability to higher education research. While keeping a diary is a familiar personal practice, diary method is a ...
By Rachel Brooks, Sarah O’Shea
March 18, 2021
Drawing on the perspectives of scholars and researchers from around the world, this book challenges dominant constructions of higher education students. Given the increasing number and diversity of such students, the book offers a timely discussion of the implicit and sometimes subtle ways that ...
By Naomi Winstone, David Carless
July 16, 2019
Feedback is one of the most powerful influences on student achievement, yet it is difficult to implement productively within the constraints of a mass higher education system. Designing Effective Feedback Processes in Higher Education: A Learning-Focused Approach addresses the challenges of ...
By Robert A. Ellis, Peter Goodyear
April 01, 2019
Many universities around the world are finding that the structures and processes they have put in place to further their educational missions are being tested by rapidly changing circumstances. These changes involve new pedagogies, new course designs, new technologies and updating of the physical ...
By Diane Pecorari, Philip Shaw
October 17, 2018
Student Plagiarism in Higher Education is a crucial read for any university teacher concerned about plagiarism. It provides the tools and information needed to assess this often complex international phenomenon constructively and effectively from a variety of angles, and provides a framework for ...
By Marek Kwiek
September 17, 2018
European academics have been at the centre of ongoing higher education reforms, as changes in university governance and funding have led to changes in academic work and life. Discussing the academic profession, and most importantly, its increasing stratification across Europe, Changing European ...
By Talita M. L. Calitz
July 19, 2018
Persistent educational, economic and social inequalities perpetuate unequal participation in higher education for a significant number of students in both developing and developed contexts, offering these students fewer opportunities to convert academic resources into equal participation. Enhancing...
By Holly Henderson, Jacqueline Stevenson, Ann-Marie Bathmaker
June 22, 2018
Drawing together example studies from international contexts, this edited collection provides a new and cross-disciplinary perspective on the concept of the possible self, exploring its theoretical, methodological and empirical uses with regards to Higher Education. Building on research which ...
By Celia Whitchurch, George Gordon
June 07, 2017
Drawing on two international research projects, Reconstructing Relationships in Higher Education: Challenging Agendas looks behind formal organisational structures and workforce patterns to consider the significance of relationships, particularly at local and informal levels, for the aspirations ...