Publishing with a purpose
Tackling the Crisis of Mass Higher Education
Peter Scott examines the development of mass higher education and calls for robust action to secure fair access at all levels and changes in the governance and management at both system and institutional levels to ensure more democratic accountability.
Collectively Crafting the Rhythms of Our Work and Lives in STEM
Drawing on research carried out by the Women in Supramolecular Chemistry network, this book sets out the extent to which women working in STEM face inequality and discrimination. Using approaches more commonly associated with social sciences, such as creative and reflective research methods, it offers a path forward to inclusivity and diversity.
Practical Tools for Improving Teaching, Research and Scholarship
Written by academics from different disciplines and backgrounds, this book offers an international practical guide to doing diversity in the social sciences.
An Action Guide for Change
Arising from staff and student experiences, this book offers a roadmap for senior leaders, academic and professional staff and students to build strategies, programmes and interventions that effectively dismantle racism.
Pedagogies of Hope and Social Justice
Based on the Transforming Lives research project, this book explores the transformative power of further education. Outlining a critical approach to educational research and practice, the book draws on the testimonies of students and teachers to construct a model of transformative teaching and learning.
Perspectives from across Europe
Amid debates about the future of both higher education and Europeanisation, this book is the first full-length exploration of how Europe’s 35 million students are understood by key social actors across different nations.