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The humanities and the Irish universityAnomalies and opportunities

The humanities and the Irish university: Anomalies and opportunities

Michael O'Sullivan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088735
eISBN:
9781781707678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088735.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This is the first book-length study of the humanities from Newman to Bologna in the Irish context. It focuses on unique characteristics of university policy in the National University that ... More

Management and gender in higher education

Management and gender in higher education

Pat O'Connor

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719083587
eISBN:
9781781706800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083587.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book provides a definitive examination of higher education: exploring its nature and purpose, and locating it in the context of the state and the market. It presents new research on an elite ... More

Schools and the Politics of Religion and Diversity in the Republic of IrelandSeparate But Equal?

Schools and the Politics of Religion and Diversity in the Republic of Ireland: Separate But Equal?

Karin Fischer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719091964
eISBN:
9781526115379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091964.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Separate but equal? Schools and the politics of religion and diversity in the Republic of Ireland focuses on the historical and current place of religion in the Irish education system from the ... More

University engagement and environmental sustainability

University engagement and environmental sustainability

Patricia Inman and Diana L. Robinson (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091629
eISBN:
9781781707746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091629.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Universities have historically generated knowledge outside of specific local contexts. These pure research methodologies produce knowledge that is carefully partitioned from the practical realities ... More

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