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Reforming Higher Education

Reforming Higher Education

Maurice Kogan and Stephen Hanney

Examining the relationship between higher education policy and the state, this book focuses on the ways in which the changing concepts of the nature of the state and its role have had an impact on the development of higher education policy in the last thirty years. more »

1999, Paperback: £39.99/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-715-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 250pp

Adaptive University Structures

An Analysis of Adaptation to Socioeconomic Environments of US and European Universities

Barbara Sporn

This book examines adaptability in universities in Europe and the US, drawing out the lessons learnt for policy makers and managers to develop such structures, and help their institutions survive change. It looks at three US universities identified as adaptive and three European institutions which are trying to improve their adaptive capacity. more »

1999, Paperback: £39.99/ $65.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-781-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 280pp

Transforming Universities

Changing Patterns of Governance, Structure and Learning in Swedish Higher Education

Marianne Bauer, Susan Marton, Berit Askling and Ference Marton

The formation of higher education policy is a political process, and a change in government can result in dramatic system reform. Transforming Universities shows how such changes can affect institutional conditions and academic working and values, using the highly politicized Swedish system as a case study. more »

1999, Paperback: £39.99/ $69.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-675-1, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp
Understanding and Supporting Children with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties

Understanding and Supporting Children with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties

Edited by Paul Cooper

The contributors stress that EBDs are a form of communication, albeit an antagonistic one, and evaluate the success of different methods of intervention in clinical, educational and family settings. They argue that successful intervention requires an appreciation of the complex interplay in the social and personal factors affecting each child. more »

1999, Paperback: £19.99/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-666-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 272pp
From Thoughts to Obsessions

From Thoughts to Obsessions

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in Children and Adolescents

Per Hove Thomsen

This introductory book explains the nature and treatment of OCD in children and adolescents. Written for parents and relatives as well as doctors, teachers and other professionals working with this group of patients, it defines OCD and forms a straightforward explanation of the symptoms, assessment procedures and treatment strategies. more »

1999, Paperback: £16.99/ $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-721-5, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 128pp

Lifelong Learning

The Politics of the New Learning Environment

Geoffrey Elliott

Elliott explores the imperatives of a mass system through data drawn from a study of access- and foundation-year students and their teachers. Arguing that our present conceptions of education are narrow and market-led, he proposes an alternative, pedagogy-based system to establish a society truly capable of lifelong learning. more »

1998, Paperback: £30.00/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-580-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

A Multidisciplinary Approach

Henryk Holowenko

This book provides clear guidelines on good practice in assessment, diagnosis and management of, and provision for, children with AD/HD. Written for teachers, parents, medical practitioners, psychologists and other professionals, Holowenko's multidisciplinary approach stresses the collaborative nature of successful management of the condition. more »

1998, Paperback: £15.99/ $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-741-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 112pp

Changing Relationships Between Higher Education and the State

Edited by Mary Henkel and Brenda Little

Examining the patterns of change in relationships between higher education systems and the state throughout Europe, the contributors explore the main theoretical and policy options available to policymakers, and the issues they raise for governments, institutions and academics. more »

1998, Paperback: £30.00/ $55.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-645-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 320pp

Disability Voice

Towards an Enabling Education

Mal Leicester

The book encourages equal opportunities for disabled people by promoting the practice of enabling education, a 'disability-aware' education that caters for everyone's educational needs. Interviews with disabled people are also included, giving their own recommendations for educators and policy makers. more »

1998, Paperback: £25.00/ $39.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-355-2, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 128pp
Using Interactive Imagework with Children

Using Interactive Imagework with Children

Walking on the Magic Mountain

Deborah M. Plummer

It is a practical guide to working with children's natural imaginative abilities in order to encourage creative thinking, higher self-esteem and effective stress management. It is emphasized that all children can learn to use their imaginations in a constructive way that will contribute to happier and more creative lives as they grow to adulthood. more »

1998, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-671-3, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 144pp

Making a Leap - Theatre of Empowerment

A Practical Handbook for Creative Drama Work with Young People

Sara Clifford and Anna Herrmann

A practical handbook for those wanting to use drama and theatre to explore issues in their work with young people, this book has developed from ten years of active research in community settings. The authors' holistic approach to theatre-making draws on theatre in education, community theatre, youth work, group work and conflict resolution. more »

1998, Paperback: £19.99/ $36.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-632-4, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp

Educational Citizenship and Independent Learning

Rhys Griffith

Defining the characteristics of the ideal global citizen - critically reflective, ethically concerned with social justice, and capable of exercising personal control - Rhys Griffith examines how citizenship is promoted, ignored or even suppressed in schools and offers an analysis of existing methods of cultivating citizenship. more »

1998, Paperback: £29.99/ $47.95
ISBN: 978-1-85302-611-9, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 300pp
Maintaining Children in School

Maintaining Children in School

The contribution of social services departments

J Vernon and R Sinclair

This book explores what elected members, social services and education departments can do to help children stay in school more »

1998, Paperback: £9.95/ $16.95
ISBN: 9781900990431, 245 x 170mm, 60pp

European Dimensions

Education, Training and the European Union

John Field

European Dimensions addresses the European Union's desire for a unified approach to education and its content. It explores the origins of the EU's present interest in education and also addresses the tensions that underlie its policies. This book takes a hard-headed look at the EU's position on education and assesses its impact at national level. more »

1997, Paperback: £29.99/ $55.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-432-0, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 224pp

Standards and Quality in Higher Education

Edited by John Brennan, Peter de Vries and Ruth Williams

This book addresses current debates on academic standards and quality assurance. It includes reports on the progress of several international quality initiatives and the results of studies of the impact of external quality assurance upon management and decision-making in higher education institutions. more »

1997, Paperback: £34.99/ $55.00
ISBN: 978-1-85302-423-8, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 240pp

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