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Research Frontiers in Industrial Relations and Human Resources
Assessing scholarly work done in the 1980s, the editors discuss four major areas of research: unions, collective bargaining, and dispute resolution; human resource management; labor market research; and the regulation of industrial relations and human...



On Humanistic Education
Six Inaugural Orations, 1699–1707
Giambattista Vico
Vico's earliest extant scholarly works, the six orations on humanistic education, offer the first statement of ideas that Vico would continue to refine throughout his life.






Researching the World of Work
Strategies and Methods in Studying Industrial Relations
This book, the first on industrial relations research methods, comes at a time when the field of industrial relations is in flux and research strategy has become more complex and varied. Research that once focused on the relationship between labor and...



Women in Educational Policy-making
A Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of the Situation in the E.U
Anne Snick, Agnes Munter
In this book, the authors evaluate the participation of women in the field of educational policy-making in western Europe, both from a quantitative and a qualitative perspective.



The Education of Cyrus
Xenophon
In The Education of Cyrus, Xenophon confronts the vexing problem of political instability by exploring the character and behavior of the ruler.



The Art of Humane Education
Donald Phillip Verene
In The Art of Humane Education, Donald Phillip Verene presents a new statement of the classical and humanist ideals that he believes should guide education in the liberal arts and sciences. These ideals are lost, he contends, in the corporate...



Doctoral Education and the Faculty of the Future
Acientists, social scientists, academic administrators, and policymakers describe their efforts to increase and improve the supply of future faculty.



An Educational Pilgrimage to the United States
Travel Diary by Raymond Buyse, 1922
Raymond Buyse



Between Educationalization and Appropriation
Selected Writings on the History of Modern Educational Systems
Marc Depaepe
These selected writings provide not only a thorough introduction to the history of modern educational systems, but also a twenty-five-year overview of the work of a well-known pioneer in the field of history of education.



Interview Research in Political Science
A vital resource for graduate students in political science that provides discipline-specific training in selecting interviewees, conducting interviews, and using the data thus collected.



An Education in Politics
The Origins and Evolution of No Child Left Behind
Jesse H. Rhodes
In this work, Jesse H. Rhodes shows how the No Child Left Behind Act of 2002 and its prescriptive policies arose out of the dynamic of decentralized authority established in the American federal...



Contemporary Economic Perspectives in Education
This book provides a detailed examination of how economists approach education, treat earlier evidence, avoid measurement problems, and measure efficiency.



Research Guide to the Russian and Soviet Censuses
Taken together, the Russian census of 1897 and the Soviet censuses of 1926, 1959, 1970, and 1979 constitute the largest collection of empirical data available on that country, but until the publication of this book in 1986, the daunting complexity of that material prevented Western scholars from exploiting the censuses...



A Fight for the Soul of Public Education
The Story of the Chicago Teachers Strike
Steven K. Ashby, Steven Ashby, Robert Bruno
Using interviews, first-person accounts, participant observation, union documents, and media reports, Steven K. Ashby and Robert Bruno tell the story of the 2012 strike that shut down the Chicago school system for seven...



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