Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research 18

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J.C. Smart
Springer Science & Business Media, Sep 30, 2003 - Education - 733 pages
This title consists of 19 essays dealing with the medical knowledge and beliefs of cultures outside of the United States and Europe. In addition to articles surveying Islamic, Chinese, Native American, Aboriginal Australian, Indian, Egyptian, and Tibetan medicine, the book includes essays on comparing Chinese and western medicine and religion. the medical practices to the cultures which produced them. Each essay is well illustrated and contains an extensive bibliography. Because the geographic range is global, the book should fill a gap in both the history of medicine and in cultural studies. It should find a place on the bookshelves of advanced undergraduate students, graduate students, and scholars, as well as in libraries serving those groups.
 

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Contents

FROM NUMBER CRUNCHING TO SPIRITUALITY
2
STATE GOVERNANCE REFORM OF HIGHER EDUCATION PATTERNS TRENDS AND THEORIES OF THE PUBLIC POLICY PROCESS
58
COLLEGE ENVIRONMENTS DIVERSITY AND STUDENT LEARNING
146
IDENTITY RESEARCH IN HIGHER EDUCATION COMMONALITIES DIFFERENCES AND COMPLEMENTARITIES
192
WHAT CAN LABOR ECONOMICS TELLS US ABOUT THE EARNINGS AND EMPLOYMENT PROSPECTS FOR FACULTY?
264
STUDYING FACULTY SALARY EQUITY A REVIEW OF THEORETICAL AND METHODOLOGICAL APPROACHES
324
USING MULTILEVEL SEM TO STUDY LEADERSHIP EFFECTIVENESS IN HIGHER EDUCATION
390
EVENT HISTORY METHODS CONCEPTUAL ISSUES AND AN APPLICATION TO STUDENT DEPARTURE FROM COLLEGE
422
GLOBALIZATION AND UNIVERSITIES
474
EVALUATING COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY TEACHING REFLECTIONS OF A PRACTITIONER
532
CONFRONTING THE BURDEN OF THE PAST THE HISTORICAL ANTECEDENTS OF THE PRESENT PREDICAMENT OF AFRICAN UNIVER...
596
AN INSTITUTIONAL PERSPECTIVE ON HIGHER EDUCATION POLICY THE CASE OF ACADEMIC QUALITY ASSURANCE
670
SUBJECT INDEX
702
AUTHOR INDEX
710
CONTENTS OF PREVIOUS VOLUMES
726
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