Download Negotiating the Glass Ceiling: Careers of Senior Women in by Professor Diana Woodward, Dr Miriam David, Miriam David, PDF

By Professor Diana Woodward, Dr Miriam David, Miriam David, Diana Woodward

ISBN-10: 0203975421

ISBN-13: 9780203975428

ISBN-10: 0750708379

ISBN-13: 9780750708371

Why is it that during many universities the variety of girls professors can actually count number at the palms of 1 hand whereas the variety of males quantity within the 1000's? Why are girls lecturers so particularly deprived and males so firmly in control?In an try to locate solutions to those questions Negotiating the Glass Ceiling gathers jointly the original own reflections of sixteen eminent girls operating in better schooling internationally. those own reflections rfile the various altering styles of women's lives in better schooling because the warfare, a time of big social swap inside of schooling itself, in addition to in women's lives outdoor greater schooling. in addition they illustrate that the alterations that experience occured were not easy gained and never with no effects for the ladies concerned.

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Download Unflattening by Nick Sousanis PDF

By Nick Sousanis

ISBN-10: 0674744438

ISBN-13: 9780674744431

The primacy of phrases over photographs has deep roots in Western tradition. yet what if the 2 are inextricably associated, equivalent companions in meaning-making? Written and drawn totally as comics, Unflattening is an test in visible pondering. Nick Sousanis defies traditional different types of scholarly discourse to supply readers either a gorgeous paintings of photograph paintings and a significant inquiry into the methods people build knowledge.

Unflattening is an rebellion opposed to the mounted standpoint. Weaving jointly different methods of seeing drawn from technological know-how, philosophy, paintings, literature, and mythology, it makes use of the collage-like ability of comics to teach that conception is usually an lively strategy of incorporating and reevaluating varied vantage issues. whereas its shiny, continuously morphing pictures sometimes function illustrations of textual content, they extra usually attach in nonlinear style to different visible references during the e-book. They turn into allusions, allegories, and motifs, pitting realism opposed to abstraction and making us acutely aware that extra meets the attention than is gifted at the page.

In its photograph techniques and stressed shape-shifting, Unflattening is intended to counteract the kind of slender, inflexible considering that Sousanis calls “flatness.” simply because the two-dimensional population of Edwin A. Abbott’s novella Flatland couldn't fathom the idea that of “upwards,” Sousanis says, we're usually not able to determine previous the limits of our present mind set. Fusing phrases and pictures to supply new types of wisdom, Unflattening teaches us the way to entry modes of knowing past what we in most cases apprehend.

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Download Losing Heart: The Moral And Spiritual Mis-education of by H. Svi Shapiro PDF

By H. Svi Shapiro

ISBN-10: 0805857214

ISBN-13: 9780805857214

ISBN-10: 1410617424

ISBN-13: 9781410617422

During this booklet Svi Shapiro explores the ideological and attitudinal services of faculties, having a look specially at what's known as the 'hidden curriculum.' He deals either an research of the function of schooling in generating and holding attitudes and values that give a contribution to our aggressive, socially unequal, instrumental, consumerist, and self-oriented tradition and a significantly varied imaginative and prescient for what our colleges could be about—a imaginative and prescient that makes a speciality of education's position in aiding a extra significantly reflective, socially dependable, and compassionate tradition. Federal and nation laws have propelled colleges this present day towards an more and more test-driven, instrumental and separately aggressive regime. less than those legislative mandates, colleges are more and more alienating and tense areas for either scholars and lecturers. most annoying is this kind of schooling isn't conducive to delivering teens with the means to deal with the ethical, cultural, religious and political demanding situations of the realm they inhabit. greater than simply delivering a critique of colleges, Shapiro proposes a counter-vision which could result in a distinct type of tradition and society and he discusses thoughts for advocating and imposing it. Written in a method that's very available to quite a lot of readers, wasting middle: the ethical and religious Mis-education of America's teenagers is usually rigorously researched and attracts on correct idea to make a powerful case. This ebook speaks to quite a lot of readers, together with lecturers and scholars in schooling, sociology, anthropology, political technology, and cultural experiences; public tuition pros; and most of the people drawn to schooling. it is going to attract school in faculties of schooling who're trying to find a textual content that provides either a serious language and person who speaks to risk and alter.

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Download Gender and the Changing Face of Higher Education: A by Carole Leathwood PDF

By Carole Leathwood

ISBN-10: 0335227139

ISBN-13: 9780335227136

A impressive function of upper schooling in lots of nations over the past few a long time has been the dramatic upward push within the share of girl scholars. ladies now outnumber males as undergraduate scholars within the majority of OECD nations, fuelling matters that males are deserting degree-level research as ladies overtake them either numerically and by way of degrees of accomplishment. The statement is that larger schooling is changing into more and more 'feminized' - reflecting related claims in terms of education and the labour marketplace. whilst, there are continual issues approximately measure criteria, with allegations of 'dumbing down'. This increases questions on no matter if the better schooling method to which extra ladies have received entry is now of much less price, either intrinsically and when it comes to labour marketplace results, than formerly. This ground-breaking e-book examines those matters when it comes to greater schooling within the united kingdom and globally. It offers an intensive research of debates approximately 'feminization', asking: To what volume do styles of participation proceed to mirror and (re)construct wider social inequalities of gender, social classification and ethnicity? How a ways has a numerical raise in girls scholars challenged the cultures, curriculum and practices of the college? What are the results for girls, males and the way forward for larger schooling? Drawing on overseas and nationwide information, thought and study, Gender and the altering Face of upper schooling offers an obtainable yet nuanced dialogue of the 'feminization' of upper schooling for postgraduates, policy-makers and teachers operating within the box.

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Download Exploring Education Through Phenomenology: Diverse by Gloria Dall'Alba PDF

By Gloria Dall'Alba

ISBN-10: 1405196599

ISBN-13: 9781405196598

ISBN-10: 1444322826

ISBN-13: 9781444322828

This ebook explores the resurgence of curiosity in phenomenology as a philosophy and study stream between students in schooling, the arts and social sciences. Brings jointly a chain of essays via a world group of philosophers and educationalistsJuxtaposes varied ways to phenomenological inquiry and addresses questions of value for schooling todayDemonstrates why phenomenology is a modern move that's either dynamic and variedHighlights ways that phenomenology can tell a wide diversity of features of academic theorising and perform, together with studying during the physique, writing on-line, being an actual instructor, ambiguities in changing into pros, and college transition

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Download Ökonomisierung und Bildung: Zu den Formen ökonomischer by Thomas Höhne PDF

By Thomas Höhne

ISBN-10: 3658089733

ISBN-13: 9783658089733

ISBN-10: 3658089741

ISBN-13: 9783658089740

Ökonomisierung als Rationalisierung im Arbeits- und Produktionsbereich stellt ein kapitalistisches Grundprinzip dar, das seit den 1980er Jahren zunehmend auf außerökonomische Bereiche übertragen wird. Vorangetrieben wird diese Entwicklung nationwide sowie foreign vor allem durch Staat, Politik und transnationale Akteure, die zunehmend ökonomische Steuerungsmittel wie assessment und Indikatorensteuerung in den Bildungsbereich einführen. Primäres Ziel ist es, Wettbewerb systematisch im Bildungssystem als Entwicklungsinstrument zu etablieren. Hierdurch sollen marktähnliche Strukturen – sogenannte Quasi-Märkte – geschaffen werden, deren bildungsökonomisches Ziel insgesamt eine nachhaltige Steigerung der gesamtgesellschaftlichen Produktivität von Bildung ist.

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Download Higher Learning, Greater Good: The Private and Social by Walter W. McMahon PDF

By Walter W. McMahon

ISBN-10: 0801890535

ISBN-13: 9780801890536

A school schooling has lengthy been said as crucial for either own luck and fiscal progress. however the measurable worth of its nonmonetary advantages has previously been poorly understood. Walter W. McMahon, a number one schooling economist, rigorously describes those advantages and means that better schooling accrues major social and personal advantages. McMahon's study uncovers a big ability deficit within the usa and different OECD international locations because of technical swap and globalization. but a faculty measure brings higher activity possibilities, better gains, or even more advantageous healthiness. larger schooling additionally promotes democracy and sustainable progress and contributes to lowered crime and decrease nation welfare and legal bills. those social merits are monstrous with regards to the prices of a faculty schooling. supplying a human capital point of view on those and different greater schooling coverage concerns, McMahon means that negative figuring out of the price of nonmarket merits ends up in deepest underinvestment. He bargains coverage strategies which may permit country and federal governments to extend funding in greater schooling. (Fall 2009)

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Download Reproduction in Education, Society and Culture by Pierre Bourdieu PDF

By Pierre Bourdieu

ISBN-10: 0803983204

ISBN-13: 9780803983205

The way the ruling principles of a social process are relating to constructions of sophistication, construction and tool, and the way those are legitimated and perpetuated, is key to the sociological venture. during this moment variation of this vintage textual content, which incorporates a new advent by means of Pierre Bourdieu, the authors enhance an research of schooling (in its broadest feel, encompassing greater than the method of formal education). They exhibit how schooling contains an basically arbitrary cultural scheme that's really, notwithstanding no longer in visual appeal, according to strength. extra extensively, the replica of tradition via schooling is proven to play a key half within the replica of the entire social method. The research is carried via not just in theoretica

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