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Young Faculty in the Twenty-First Century
Young Faculty in the Twenty-First Century (May 2015)
International Perspectives
Maria Yudkevich - Editor
Philip G. Altbach - Editor
Laura E. Rumbley - Editor

Demonstrates how the success of universities depends on the working conditions of the younger academic generation.

Young faculty are the future of academia, yet without attractive career paths for young academics, the future of the university is bleak. Featuring case studies from Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Norway, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, and the United States, Young Faculty in the Twenty-Fir...(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 Challenge of Eastern Asian Education
The Challenge of Eastern Asian Education (March 1997)
Implications for America
William K. Cummings - Editor
Philip G. Altbach - Editor

Provides specific examples of Asian educational practice that may have relevance to the United States.

"There's nothing quite like this book. The organization of the topics is a plus, distinguishing between basic and secondary and not ignoring the private sector. The selection of authors is first-rate with a good mix of Asian and American experts. The introductory article by Lewis is a classic and sets the tone well--c...(Read More)
 
 
Emergent Issues in Education
Emergent Issues in Education (July 1992)
Comparative Perspectives
Robert F. Arnove - Editor
Philip G. Altbach - Editor
Gail P. Kelly - Editor

In Emergent Issues in Education, leading scholars in comparative education and in the politics, sociology, anthropology, and economics of education illuminate worldwide trends in critical issues that confront policymakers and practitioners in different national settings.

Among the topics raised and analyzed are the organization, governance, and financing of education; the content of curriculum, texts, and tests; and t...(Read More)
 
 
Textbooks in American Society
Textbooks in American Society (October 1991)
Politics, Policy, and Pedagogy
Philip G. Altbach - Editor
Gail P. Kelly - Editor
Hugh G. Petrie - Editor
Lois Weis - Editor

"This book is particularly important in light of the recent reform movement in education. It is clear that textbooks and policies affecting their creation and distribution will be undergoing major scrutiny in the ture."--Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr., University of Miami

In recent years, textbooks have been widely criticized for low standards, lack of imaginativeness, and insensitivity to racial and gender issues. Increasingly, they are cited as ...(Read More)
 
 
Critical Perspectives on Early Childhood Education
Critical Perspectives on Early Childhood Education (September 1991)
Lois Weis - Editor
Philip G. Altbach - Editor
Gail P. Kelly - Editor
Hugh G. Petrie - Editor

This book explores key policy issues related to early childhood education. Through the contributions of various professionals in the field, the editors provide a vision, practical and possible, of early childhood education in the 1990s. Part I delves into the complex world, both personal and professional, of the classroom teacher. The essays in Part II look at issues of the school community, including the roles of class, race, gender, and exceptiona...(Read More)
 
 
The Racial Crisis in American Higher Education
The Racial Crisis in American Higher Education (January 1991)
Philip G. Altbach - Editor
Kofi Lomotey - Editor

"Too often students and other members of academia and society at-large view race related issues as something of the past. This book provides support for continued research on race-related issues and the need to direct public policy toward efforts that will end institutional acts of racism." --Bruce Anthony Jones, Graduate School of Education, University of Pittsburgh

Across the country our universities and colleges continue to be beset by i...(Read More)
 
 
Crisis in Teaching
Crisis in Teaching (January 1989)
Perspectives on Current Reforms
Lois Weis - Editor
Philip G. Altbach - Editor
Gail P. Kelly - Editor
Hugh G. Petrie - Editor
Sheila Slaughter - Editor

There is a real need for a clear analysis and investigation of what the "crisis" in teaching actually is. By exploring the definition of the teaching crisis, investigating the evidence for its existence and reforms proposed to "solve" it, and studying the possible effects of proposed reforms, the authors of Crisis in Teaching address this need. Their work constitutes one of the first sustained and critical analyses of teachers and teaching ...(Read More)
 
 
The Knowledge Context
The Knowledge Context (July 1987)
Comparative Perspectives on the Distribution of Knowledge
Philip G. Altbach - Author

"Phil Altbach presents well the dilemma faced by Third World countries in their search for wider access to the knowledge and technical know-how produced in the industrialized nations. He makes a convincing case for the need of Third World nations to develop their own publishing skills and institutions for a variety of important reasons. Obviously sympathetic to the position of Third World countries at what he calls the periphery of the knowledge c...(Read More)
 
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