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Teaching, Tenure, and Collegiality

Questions universities’ increasing reliance on market-oriented metrics to determine their strategic directions and gauge faculty productivity.

The Other American Dilemma

Examines how Mexican Americans experienced “unofficial” Jim Crow inside and outside the American education system, and how they used the courts, Mexican Consul, and other resources to challenge that discrimination.

The Rorty-Habermas Debate

Argues that out of the confrontation between Rorty and Habermas, we might be able to find a new way to think about the kind of politics we need today.

The Students We Share

Edited by Patricia Gándara & Bryant Jensen
Subjects: Education

Examines policies, norms, and classroom practices of the US and Mexican education systems, with the aim of preparing educators to understand and help transnational children and youth.

Creative Inquiry

Introduces both undergraduate students and general readers to the exploratory mindset and hands-on skills essential to the cultivation of creativity.

Sisterlocking Discoarse

Follows a Black woman's forty-year career in academia, sharing how race and gender can disrupt and enhance the professional and the personal, from leadership and policies to family life.

The Ideology of Civic Engagement

Examines the organization, regulation, and enactment of civic engagement within AmeriCorps, an American volunteer service program.

Teaching Race in Perilous Times

Multidisciplinary anthology on teaching issues of race and racism in US college classrooms.

Power, Constraint, and Policy Change

Examines how state courts change public policy through an analysis of their influence on state education finance reform.

Super Schoolmaster

Traces the controversial poet’s thinking about teaching and learning throughout his career.

Plantation Politics and Campus Rebellions

Argues that plantation life, its racialized inequities, and the ongoing struggle against them are embedded in not only the physical structures but also the everyday workings of higher education.

Higher Education for Democracy

Uses a cross-national comparison of Los Angeles, New Delhi, and Hong Kong to develop strategies universities should employ to strengthen democracy and resist fascism.

Improv for Democracy

Explores how improv-based teaching and training methods can bridge differences and promote the communication, leadership, and civil skills our world urgently needs.

Sankofa

Explores the complex interplay of race and culture in the doctoral experiences of African American students.

University Management, the Academic Profession, and Neoliberalism

A unique examination of how faculty and university administrators understand their work and professional identities under neoliberalism.

Building Pedagogues

An in-depth account and model of antiracist professional development for white practicing teachers.

Relational Sociology and Research on Schools, Colleges, and Universities

Brings relational sociology to bear on educational research.

Shared Governance in Higher Education, Volume 3

Explores the impact of shared governance in times of campus and system transition.

Walter Benjamin's Antifascist Education

By Tyson E. Lewis
Subjects: Education

A comprehensive study of education in the writings of Walter Benjamin.

Transforming Higher Education in Asia and Africa

Analyzes twelve strategic planning efforts in higher education in eight countries in Asia and Africa.

Thinking Life with Luce Irigaray

A broad exploration of Irigaray’s philosophy of life and living.

Get Real

A thought-provoking overview of the many challenges facing higher education and how to deal with them by a leading thinker in the field.

Teacher Education Reform as Political Theater

By Elena Aydarova
Subjects: Education

An ethnography of Russian teacher education reforms as scripted performances of political theater.

Shared Governance in Higher Education Set (Volumes 1, 2 and 3)

A trilogy exploring different aspects of shared governance in higher education.

Tuning the Student Mind

Explores the effectiveness and value of meditation in a college classroom.