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  • Generation Z

    A Century in the Making, 1st Edition

    By Corey Seemiller, Meghan Grace

    No other generation in history has received as much coverage as the Millennial generation. Books, Google searches, blogs, and news articles are everywhere about them. Yet, Generation Z is comprised of our youth and young adults today and has received very little attention comparatively. Those in…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
    Routledge

  • The Dark Side of the Workplace

    Managing Incivility, 1st Edition

    By Annette B. Roter

    The workplace can be a hotbed of difficulty and incivility—from rumors spread about an individual, to the agonies of stress, to physical attacks and even death. Evidence suggests that not only does incivility have significant implications for employees, organizations and society, it is also on the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-31
    Routledge

  • Realizing Qualitative Research into Higher Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Craig Prichard, Paul Trowler

    Originally published in 2003 Realizing Qualitative Research into Higher Education, looks at how qualitative research in broad terms, confronts the question of the researcher's involvement in the production of knowledge. However, the method adopted even in highly positivist qualitative work has a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • How They Fared

    The Impact of the Comprehensive School Upon the University, 1st Edition

    By Guy Neave

    Originally published in 1975 How They Fared looks at some of the effects of ‘going comprehensive’. The book's investigation provides information about the inflow of students from comprehensive schools. In what way do these students differ from their fellows from selective establishments? What…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • Restructuring Universities

    Politics and Power in the Management of Change, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Walford

    Originally published in 1987 Restructuring Universities uses Aston University as a case study of the internal restructuring taking place in universities. Aston lost one third of its funding in 1981 and was told to reduce its student numbers by one fifth within three years. The university has a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • The Creation of the Local Authority Sector of Higher Education

    1st Edition

    By Paul R Sharp

    Originally published in 1987, The Creation of Local Authority Sector of Higher Education is a macro-analysis of the creation and development of the local authority sector of higher education from the early 1960s to the 1980s. It is a political/administrative study of educational policy-making and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • The Social Role of Higher Education

    Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ken Kempner, William G Tierney

    Originally published in 1996 The Social Role of Higher Education is an anthology of nine papers, it presents cases studies showing how culture influences the social role of higher education in various nations. It examines how environments get defined and how they shape universities, and how…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • Globalisation, Economic Inclusion and African Workers

    Making the Right Connections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Meagher, Laura Mann, Maxim Bolt

    This book addresses the question of whether greater inclusion in the global economy offers a solution to rising unemployment and poverty in contemporary Africa. The authors trace the connection between global demographic change and new mechanisms of economic inclusion via global value chains,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Fostering Accessible Technology through Regulation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Delia Ferri, G. Anthony Giannoumis

    Technology has attracted an increasing level of attention within studies of disability and disability rights. Many researchers and advocates have maintained skepticism towards technology out of the fear that technology becomes another way to ‘fix’ impairments. These skeptical views, however,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Language and Intercultural Communication in the Workplace

    Critical approaches to theory and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hans J. Ladegaard, Christopher J. Jenks

    From language classrooms to outdoor markets, the workplace is fundamental to socialisation. It is not only a site of employment where money is made and institutional roles are enacted through various forms of discourse; it is also a location where people engage in social actions and practices. The…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Gender and Precarious Research Careers

    A Comparative Analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Annalisa Murgia, Barbara Poggio

    The literature on gender and science shows that scientific careers continue to be characterised – albeit with important differences among countries – by strong gender discriminations, especially in more prestigious positions. Much less investigated is the issue of which stage in the career such…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • The Crisis of Global Youth Unemployment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tamar Mayer, Sujata Moorti, Jamie K. McCallum

    Since the economic and financial crisis of 2008, the proportion of unemployed young people has exceeded any other group of unemployed adults. This phenomenon marks the emergence of a laborscape. This concept recognizes that, although youth unemployment is not consistent across the world, it is a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

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