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"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)

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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)

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"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)

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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.

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"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)

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"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).

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"Used of Literature" - book cover

Understanding reading

By Kate Lawson

Rita Felski, Uses of Literature (Blackwell, 2008)

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Nothing Gold Can Stay

By Nancy McCormack

Lucien X. Polastron, Books on Fire: The Destruction of Libraries Throughout History, translator: Jon E. Graham (Rochester, Vermont: Inner Traditions, 2007); Fernando Baez, A Universal History of the Destruction of Books, translator: Alfred MacAdam (New York: Atlas & Co, 2008).

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