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Land, Freedom and Fiction

by David Maughan Brown & Stephen Clingman

  • Essential for anyone studying both African and post-colonial literature more generally.
  • Features analysis of a variety of key authors from both the colonial and post-colonial era, most notably Ngugi wa Thiong'o....


Theory of African Literature

by Chidi Amuta & Biodun Jeyifo

This groundbreaking work, first published in 1989, was one of the first to challenge the conventional critical assessment of African literature, and remains highly influential today.

Amuta's key argument is that...


Theatre and Cultural Struggle under Apartheid

by Robert Mshengu Kavanagh & Ian Steadman

In this book, South African performer and activist Robert Mshengu Kavanagh reveals the complex and conflicting interplay of class, nation and race in South African theatre under Apartheid. Evoking an era when...


Private Security in Africa

by Paul Higate & Mats Utas

Across Africa, growing economic inequality, instability and urbanization have led to the rapid spread of private security providers. While these PSPs have already had a significant impact on African societies,...


Campus Confidential: How College Works, or Doesn't, for Professors, Parents, and Students

by Jacques Berlinerblau

A tenured prof. breaks ranks to reveal what's wrong with American higher education and how it affects you.

Professors can be underpaid. Marginalized. Over-reviewed. But one fact remains: The success of your education...


From the Desk of the Dean: The History and Future of Arts and Sciences Education

by Elizabeth A. Say, Mary Anne Fitzpatrick & Sally Mason

Deans and former deans map the recent past and contemplate the immediate future of liberal arts and sciences education


Cents and Sensibility

by Gary Saul Morson & Morton Schapiro

Economists often act as if their methods explain all human behavior. But in Cents and Sensibility, an eminent literary critic and a leading economist make the case that the humanities, especially the study of...


Wendell Berry and Higher Education

by Jeffrey Bilbro, Jack R. Baker & Wendell Berry

Prominent author and cultural critic Wendell Berry is well known for his contributions to agrarianism and environmentalism, but his commentary on education has received comparatively little attention. Berry...


Wendell Berry and Higher Education: Cultivating Virtues of Place

by Jeffrey Bilbro, Jack R. Baker & Wendell Berry

Prominent author and cultural critic Wendell Berry is well known for his contributions to agrarianism and environmentalism, but his commentary on education has received comparatively little attention. Berry...


U Thrive: How to Succeed in College (and Life)

by Dan Lerner & , Alan Schlechter

From the professors who teach NYU's most popular elective class, "Science of Happiness," a fun, comprehensive guide to surviving and thriving in college and beyond.

Every year, almost 4,000,000 students begin...


Monsters of the Ivy League

by Steve Radlauer, Ellis Weiner & Randy Jones

First stop: Harvard or Yale or Princeton or...

Next stop: Wall Street riches...house on the Vineyard...vineyard with a house...a Nobel Prize...

Not so fast.

Everybody knows that the schools of the Ivy League-universally...


Advancing Equity and Diversity in Student Affairs: A Festschrift in Honor of Melvin C. Terrell

by Jerlando F. L. Jackson, LaVar J. Charleston & Cornelius Gilbert

This Festschrift has a dual purpose: (a) highlight how student affairs has grown as a field of practice in response to

the growth of student diversity on college campuses, and (b) honor the remarkable career...


Speaking of Universities: Arguments for a Better Future

by Stefan Collini

A devastating analysis of what is happening to our universities

Does “marketization” threaten to destroy what we most value about education?

Will this new era of “accountability” distort what it purports...


How to cope with statistics

by Arthur Eva

Dieser Kompaktkurs in Statistik für Einsteiger hilft beim Umgang mit Daten und Zahlen ebenso wie mit Tabellen und Diagrammen. Nebenbei eignet man sich ganz automatisch und ohne großen Aufwand wichtige Fachtermini...


English Composition, Focus on Commenting (AFB III).

by Arthur Eva

Dieser Kompaktkurs macht Oberstufenschüler und Studenten mit den grundlegenden Anforderungen des Comments im Englischen vertraut. Verschiedene Herangehensweisen an die einzelnen Aufgabentypen werden erläutert...


The College Instructor's Guide to Writing Test Items: Measuring Student Learning

by Michael Rodriguez & Anthony Albano

The College Instructor's Guide to Writing Test Items: Measuring Student Learning addresses the need for direct and clear guidance on item writing for assessing broad ranges of content in many fields. By focusing...


American Prep

by Ronald Mangravite

Oct 15, 2015 “Although public high schools now account for approximately half of the admissions at Ivy League universities, private school students still have a strong edge.” – The Street There are...


Academic Biliteracies

by Dr. David M. Palfreyman & Christa van der Walt

Research on academic literacy within higher education has focused almost exclusively on the development of academic literacy in English. This book is unique in showing how students use other languages when they...


Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy

by Tressie McMillan Cottom

More than two million students are enrolled in for-profit colleges, from the small family-run operations to the behemoths brandished on billboards, subway ads, and late-night commercials. These schools have...


Rethinking the Economics of Land and Housing

by Laurie Macfarlane, Josh Ryan-Collins, Toby Lloyd & John Muellbauer

Why are house prices in many advanced economies rising faster than incomes? Why isn’t land and location taught or seen as important in modern economics? What is the relationship between the financial system...