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The 100 Most Notable Cornellians
Glenn Altschuler, Laurence Moore, Isaac Kramnick
"Cornell is unique among American research universities and in the Ivy League. . . . It aspires to the ideals of Ezra Cornell, who founded an institution 'where any one person could find instruction in any study.' . . . Cornell has played a...



Accommodation without Assimilation
Sikh Immigrants in an American High School
Margaret Gibson
A holistic portrait which reveals why Sikh high school students, despite language barriers, prejudice, and significant cultural differences, often outperform their majority peers and other United States minority groups.



Acquiring Intercultural Communicative Competence from Textbooks
The Case of the Flemish Adolescent Pupils Learning German
Lies Sercu
This book investigates whether and to what extent foreign language textbooks can contribute to promoting adolescent pupils' acquisition of intercultural communicative competence. It gives a full scientific account of a research project carried out...



Afterschool
Images, Education and Research
This book articulates in an affirmative manner what education still could mean in an era after school, and also what images might mean in an era in which screens are omnipresent, both for teachers and education researchers.



Album of a Scientific World
The University of Louvain around 1900



I Am Where I Come From
Native American College Students and Graduates Tell Their Life Stories
I Am Where I Come From presents the autobiographies of thirteen Native American undergraduates and graduates of Dartmouth College, ten of them current and recent...



The American College and the Culture of Aspiration, 1915–1940
David O. Levine
The first in-depth history of higher education during the era in which colleges and universities became arbiters of social and economic mobility.



American Literature and the Culture Wars
Gregory S. Jay
Gregory S. Jay boldly challenges the future of American literary studies. Why pursue the study and teaching of a distinctly American literature? What is the appropriate purpose and scope of such pursuits? Is the notion of a traditional canon of...



Armed with Expertise
The Militarization of American Social Research during the Cold War
Joy Rohde
During the height of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Pentagon launched a controversial counterinsurgency program called the Human Terrain System. The program embedded social scientists within military units to provide commanders with information about the cultures and grievances of local populations. Yet the controversy it inspired was...



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...



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