Higher Education Management Products

  • A Guide to Leadership and Management in Higher Education

    Managing Across the Generations

    By Poppy Fitch, Brian Van Brunt

    A Guide to Leadership and Management in Higher Education shares an innovative approach to supervision, leadership, and management in the higher education workplace. Drawing from humanism and positive psychology, Fitch and Van Brunt weave together a compelling narrative for managing employees across…

    Paperback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge

  • Universities and Global Human Development

    Theoretical and empirical insights for social change

    By Alejandra Boni, Melanie Walker

    This book makes the case for a critical turn in development thinking around universities and their contributions in making a more equal post-2015 world. It puts forward a normative approach based on human development and the capability approach, one which can gain a hearing from policy, scholarship…

    Hardback – 2016-04-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • The Mindfulness-Informed Educator

    Building Acceptance and Psychological Flexibility in Higher Education

    Edited by Jennifer Block-Lerner, LeeAnn Cardaciotto

    The Mindfulness-Informed Educator moves a growing body of evidence related to the efficacy of mindfulness- and acceptance-based approaches to the context of higher education, suggesting ways to foster psychological flexibility within and outside of the classroom. In the book, professionals across…

    Paperback – 2016-03-24 
    Routledge

  • The Global Academic Rankings Game

    Changing Institutional Policy, Practice, and Academic Life

    Edited by Maria Yudkevich, Philip G. Altbach, Laura E. Rumbley

    The Global Academic Rankings Game provides a much-needed perspective on how countries and universities react to academic rankings. Based on a unified case methodology of eleven key countries and academic institutions, this comprehensive volume provides expert analysis on this emerging phenomenon at…

    Paperback – 2016-03-23 
    Routledge

  • World Yearbook of Education 2008

    Geographies of Knowledge, Geometries of Power: Framing the Future of Higher Education

    Edited by Debbie Epstein, Rebecca Boden, Rosemary Deem, Fazal Rizvi, Susan Wright

    This volume examines higher education in globalized conditions through a focus on the spatial, historic and economic relations of power in which it is embedded. Distinct geometries of power are emerging as the knowledge production capability of universities is increasingly globalized. Changes in…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge
    World Yearbook of Education

  • India Higher Education Report 2015

    Edited by N. V. Varghese, Garima Malik

    The unprecedented expansion of higher education in India and the proliferation of providers in turn have posed enormous challenges to equity, quality and financing of the sector. The India Higher Education Report 2015 traces the evolution of higher education and discusses the key role of committees…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15
    Routledge India

  • Making Sense of Teaching in Difficult Times

    Edited by Penny Jane Burke, Suellen Shay

    Thinking about teaching in educational terms has become increasingly difficult because of the conceptions of higher education that predominate in both policy and public debate. Framing the benefits of higher education simply as an economic good poses particular difficulties for making educational…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge

  • Culturally Responsive Leadership in Higher Education

    Promoting Access, Equity, and Improvement

    Edited by Lorri Santamaría, Andrés Santamaría

    Rapidly changing global demographics demand visionary, collaborative, and culturally appropriate leadership practices on university campuses. In the face of widening gaps in academic achievement and socio-economic roadblocks, Culturally Responsive Leadership in Higher Education offers a new vision…

    Paperback – 2015-11-06
    Routledge

  • Guiding the American University

    Contemporary Challenges and Choices

    By Peter N. Stearns

    American higher education is under unprecedented pressure, beginning with the public funding and student debt crises and extending to inadequate performance in student retention and growing global competition. Respected educator and scholar Peter N. Stearns breaks down the underlying problems,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08
    Routledge

  • Academic Governance

    Disciplines and Policy

    By Jenny Lewis

    Academia is an important site for producing knowledge, which is crucial in driving economies and societies around the globe at the beginning of the 21st century. Yet surprisingly little is known about how contemporary universities are shaped by the formal and multiple demands they face from…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Gender Equity in Science and Engineering

    Advancing Change in Higher Education

    By Diana Bilimoria, Xiangfen Liang

    Women faculty’s participation in academic science and engineering is critical for future US global competitiveness, yet their underrepresentation particularly in senior positions remains a widespread problem. To overcome persistent institutional resistance and barriers to change, the NSF ADVANCE…

    Paperback – 2015-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Governance of Higher Education

    Global Perspectives, Theories, and Practices

    By Ian Austin, Glen A. Jones

    Governance of Higher Education explores the work of traditional and contemporary higher education scholarship worldwide, providing readers with an understanding of the assumptions, historical traditions, and paradigms that have shaped the scholarship on governance. Bringing together the vast and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-27
    Routledge

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