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Earnings from Learning
Earnings from Learning (October 2006)
The Rise of For-Profit Universities
David W. Breneman - Editor
Brian Pusser - Editor
Sarah E. Turner - Editor

Documents the rise of for-profit education as a dynamic and powerful force in higher education.

Earnings from Learning examines the historical and contemporary factors that have fueled the rise of postsecondary for-profit, degree-granting institutions as a dynamic and powerful force in education. The contributors focus on such institutions as the University of Phoenix, DeVry, and Strayer to present theoretica...(Read More)
 
 
Governance and the Public Good
Governance and the Public Good (September 2006)
William G. Tierney - Editor

Grapples with a variety of policy issues in order to provoke a discussion of the state of higher education in the 21st century.

The public good is not merely an economic idea of goods and services, but a place where thoughtful debate and examination of the polis can occur. In differentiating the university from corporations and other private sector businesses, Governance and the Public Good provides a framewo...(Read More)
 
 
Expanding Opportunity in Higher Education
Expanding Opportunity in Higher Education (September 2006)
Leveraging Promise
Patricia Gándara - Editor
Gary Orfield - Editor
Catherine L. Horn - Editor

Reports on the challenges facing California and the nation in providing access to higher education during a time of demographic change.


The dream of public higher education in America is to provide opportunity for many and to offer transformative help to American communities and the economy. Expanding Opportunity in Higher Education explores the massive challenges facing California and the n...(Read More)
 
 
Preparing for College
Preparing for College (November 2004)
Nine Elements of Effective Outreach
William G. Tierney - Editor
Zoe B. Corwin - Editor
Julia E. Colyar - Editor

Analyzes and defines the parameters of effective college outreach programs.

The remarkable diversity in college preparation programs raises a compelling question: With a finite amount of time and resources, which activities are most likely to improve educational achievement for underrepresented youth in the United States? This book defines and analyzes the parameters of effective college outreach programs. Instead of lo...(Read More)
 
 
Mixed Race Students in College
Mixed Race Students in College (July 2004)
The Ecology of Race, Identity, and Community on Campus
Kristen A. Renn - Author

Portrays the diverse experiences and identities of mixed race college students.

"It's kind of an odd thing, really, because it's not like I'm one or the other, or like I fit here or there, but I kind of also fit everywhere. And nowhere. All at once. You know?" — Florence

"My racial identity, I would have to say, is multiracial. I am of the future. I believe there is going to ...(Read More)
 
 
Burning Down the House
Burning Down the House (April 2004)
Politics, Governance, and Affirmative Action at the University of California
Brian Pusser - Author

A riveting analysis of the struggle to eliminate affirmative action at the University of California.

Burning Down the House
presents a riveting analysis of one of the most nationally prominent and bitterly contested policy battles in the history of American higher education: the struggle to eliminate affirmative action at the University of California. A timely and essential addition to the literature on affirmative a...(Read More)
 
 
Increasing Access to College
Increasing Access to College (March 2002)
Extending Possibilities for All Students
William G. Tierney - Editor
Linda Serra Hagedorn - Editor

Focuses on pre-college enrichment programs as a solution to the problem of minority and low-income student access to postsecondary education.

At a time when college enrollment rates for low income and under-represented students are far below those of non-minority students, policies and practices designed to increase access should be a priority for colleges, universities, high schools, and community agencies. Increa...(Read More)
 
 
The Racial Crisis in American Higher Education
The Racial Crisis in American Higher Education (January 2002)
Continuing Challenges for the Twenty-first Century, Revised Edition
William A. Smith - Editor
Philip G. Altbach - Editor
Kofi Lomotey - Editor

A revised edition of the classic text, illuminating the linkages between race and higher education.

“Why is it that as we enter the twenty-first century, the nation's predominantly white colleges and universities continue to be settings where people of color feel unwelcome and marginalized? The contributors to this volume dissect a variety of structural and attitudinal factors that are prevalent in the highe...(Read More)
 
 
The Quest for Equity in Higher Education
The Quest for Equity in Higher Education (August 2001)
Toward New Paradigms in an Evolving Affirmative Action Era
Beverly Lindsay - Editor
Manuel J. Justiz - Editor

A critical examination of current sociopolitical issues surrounding equity and diversity and their impact on higher education.

Investigating the role of equity, diversity, and affirmative action in colleges and universities in the United States, this book critically examines the issues in light of public debates, voter referenda, and legislative enactments seeking to influence public policy. The contributors argue that providing inform...(Read More)
 
 
Women Administrators in Higher Education
Women Administrators in Higher Education (January 2001)
Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
Jana Nidiffer - Editor
Carolyn Terry Bashaw - Editor

Shows the tenacious spirit and hard work of women administrators in their struggles to enhance opportunities for women on college campuses.

In this book Jana Nidiffer and Carolyn Terry Bashaw fill in the pieces of the story of the history of women in higher education as well as tackle contemporary topics such as the controversies surrounding women's education; the contributions of women religious and lay presidents and t...(Read More)
 
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