"Mission and Money - Understanding the University" - book cover

Definitely not for loss

By David Trick

Mission and Money: Understanding the University, by Burton A. Weisbrod, Jeffrey P. Ballou, and Evelyn D. Asch. (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008)


"The Exchange University" - book cover

Grappling with academic capitalism in Canadian universities

By Richard Wellen

With the academic culture changing and managerialism threatening collegiality, can academics defect from “corporatization’’ by defining their knowledge as a public good? A review of: The Exchange University: Corporatization of Academic Culture Adrienne S. Chan and Donald Fisher, eds. (UBC Press, 2008)


"Recasting race" - book cover

The challenge of identity: The experience of mixed race women in higher education

By Yasmin Jiwani

Indra Angeli Dewan, Recasting Race, Women of Mixed Heritage in Further Education (Stoke-on-Trent, UK, and Sterling, USA: Trentham Books, 2008)


Book covers - "Most College Students are Women" and "The Gender Gap in College"

Equity within education

By Anne Wagner

Jeanie K. Allen, Diane R. Dean and Susan D. Bracken, eds., Most College Students are Women: Implications for Teaching, Learning, and Policy (Stylus 2008) and Linda J. Sax, The Gender Gap in College: Maximizing the Developmental Potential of Women and Men (John Wiley &Sons 2008)


"Whose university is it, anyway?" - book cover

“Whose university is it, anyway?” A question we need to keep asking

By Jennie Hornosty

Whose University Is It, Anyway? Power and Privilege on Gendered Terrain, edited by Anne Wagner, Sandra Acker, and Kimine Mayuzumi (Sumach Press, 2008)


Making decisions that endure for decades

By David Trick

Paulo Santiago, Karine Tremblay, Ester Basri and Elena Arnal. Tertiary Education for the Knowledge Society. Volume 1: Special Features: Governance, Funding, Quality; and Volume 2: Special Features: Equity, Innovation, Labour Market, Internationalisation. Paris: OECD, 2008. 728 pages.


"Youth Moves" - book cover

Global souls and youth moves

By Vinita Srivastava

Youth Moves, an anthology edited by Nadine Dolby and Fazal Rizvi (Routledge, 2008)


"Making and Moving Knowledge" - book cover

Learning about learning

By Tony Chambers

John Sutton Lutz and Barbara Neis , eds. Making and Moving Knowledge: Interdisciplinary and Community-based Research in a World on the Edge (Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2008).