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Johns Hopkins Books in Education


Spring 2014 The Athletic Trap

Transforming a College

How College Sports Corrupted the Academy

The Story of a Little-Known College’s Strategic Climb to National Distinction

Howard L. Nixon II How the commercial model of college sports entangles presidents, boards, and their institutions in a complex web of dysfunctional commitments. 2014 240 pp., 2 line drawings 978-1-4214-1195-8 $29.95 hardcover

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Essential Documents in the History of American Higher Education John R. Thelin A dynamic and thoughtful collection by the field’s top scholar. 2014 384 pp., 2 halftones, 3 line drawings 978-1-4214-1422-5 $29.95 paperback

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Postsecondary Play The Role of Games and Social Media in Higher Education edited by William G. Tierney, Zoë B. Corwin, Tracy Fullerton, and Gisele Ragusa Games and social media can improve college access, attract and support students, and boost rates of completion. 2014 320 pp., 6 halftones, 6 line drawings 978-1-4214-1306-8 $45.00 hardcover

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updated edition George Keller with a new foreword by Leo M. Lambert 2014 144 pp. 978-1-4214-1447-8 $24.95 paperback

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The Attainment Agenda State Policy Leadership in Higher Education Laura W. Perna and Joni E. Finney foreword by Patrick Callan Effective state policy leadership is the single greatest indicator of high college attainment. 2014 320 pp., 1 line drawing 978-1-4214-1406-5 $49.95 hardcover

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Professors and Their Politics edited by Neil Gross and Solon Simmons Dispels the prevailing belief that colleges are hotbeds of liberalism. 2014 352 pp., 15 line drawings 978-1-4214-1334-1 $49.95 paperback

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The Boy Problem Educating Boys in Urban America, 1870–1970 Julia Grant

Transforming Students

A historical perspective on the factors that

Fulfilling the Promise of Higher Education

disadvantage boys in school.

Charity Johansson and Peter Felten

2014 248 pp. 978-1-4214-1259-7 $45.00 hardcover

2014 128 pp. 978-1-4214-1437-9 $24.95 paperback

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Fall 2013

How Universities Work

Presidencies Derailed

John V. Lombardi

Why University Leaders Fail and How to Prevent It

“This is an important book for people interested in how one of America’s most successful

Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, Gerald B. Kauvar, and E. Grady Bogue

organizational designs can continue to be a key

How do some university presidents “lose their

contributor to national success in the decades

way,” and why are their consequential dismiss-

ahead.”—Michael Crow, president, Arizona State

als given so much media attention?


“Without qualification, this book is and will remain

2013 240 pp. 978-1-4214-1122-4 $24.95 paperback

the classic on why university presidents succeed or fail. Not to mention the lessons also apply to

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all top leadership!”—Warren Bennis, University of

Remaking College

Southern California

Innovation and the Liberal Arts

2013 184 pp., 1 line drawing 978-1-4214-1024-1 $34.95 hardcover

edited by Rebecca Chopp, Susan Frost, and Daniel H. Weiss

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Gap Year

“This collection of essays by presidents and other leaders in higher education is both clearsighted about challenges facing small, liberal

How Delaying College Changes People in Ways the World Needs

arts colleges and inspiring for the ways in which

Joseph O’Shea

it clearly illustrates both the great flexibility of the sector and the deeply held values that fuel its continuing creativity.”—S. Georgia Nugent,

President, Kenyon College 2013 232 pp., 3 line drawings 978-1-4214-1134-7 $45.00 hardcover

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“O’Shea asks whether gap years are worthwhile with gusto and authority. His rich qualitative approach, packed with student interviews, provides ample evidence that the answer is ‘Yes.’ That year, done well, can be a springboard to college success by giving students strength, grit, confidence, inspiration, knowledge, curiosity, empathy, and more.”—John B. Bader, author of Dean’s List: Eleven Habits of Highly Successful College Students 2013 200 pp. 978-1-4214-1036-4 $29.95 paperback

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Recently Published

Suing Alma Mater

The Sustainable University

Higher Education and the Courts

Green Goals and New Challenges for Higher Education Leaders

Michael A. Olivas This careful reading of six legal cases in American higher education is an essential primer for understanding contemporary litigation.

James Martin, James E. Samels & Associates “In a series of case studies and examples, the authors conclude there is, ultimately, no common path to sustainability success. How-

2013 240 pp. 978-1-4214-0923-8 $32.95 paperback

ever, administrators and community partners

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can work together to find the solutions that work best for them.”—University Business

Rebellion in Black and White Southern Student Activism in the 1960s

2012 352 pp., 5 halftones, 2 line drawings 978-1-4214-1251-1 $29.95 paperback

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edited by Robert Cohen and David J. Snyder foreword by Dan T. Carter “Rebellion in Black and White recovers a rich history of protest and activism on southern college campuses in the 1960s and early 1970s and disrupts the framework that has long shaped popular understandings of that era.”—Patricia Sullivan, author of Lift Every

Voice: The NAACP and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement 2013 368 pp., 12 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-0850-7 $29.95 paperback

Turnaround Leading Stressed Colleges and Universities to Excellence James Martin, James E. Samels & Associates “All university leaders will find it a handy reference.”—Times Higher Education Supplement 2008 328 pp., 1 line drawing 978-1-4214-0954-2 $25.00 paperback

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Cheating in College Why Students Do It and What Educators Can Do about It Donald L. McCabe, Kenneth D. Butterfield, and Linda K. Treviño

Cultivating Inquiry-Driven Learners A College Education for the Twenty-First Century Clifton Conrad and Laura Dunek “This book revitalizes the notion of a ‘well-

With academic dishonesty on the rise, this

rounded’ education by describing how

book explains why students cheat, how to

inquiry-driven learning is critically important

foster integrity, and why it matters.

for these times.“—Matthew Hartley,

University of Pennsylvania

2012 240 pp., 1 line drawing 978-1-4214-0716-6 $39.95 hardcover

2012 152 pp., 1 line drawing 978-1-4214-0599-5 $24.95 paperback

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Getting to Graduation The Completion Agenda in Higher Education edited by Andrew P. Kelly and Mark Schneider

The Organization of Higher Education Managing Colleges for a New Era edited by Michael N. Bastedo

What will it take to achieve President

“A bold work whereby Bastedo and his

Obama’s higher education completion

colleagues attempt to span the scholarly


chasm between higher education and orga-

2012 344 pp., 8 line drawings 978-1-4214-0622-0 $45.00 hardcover

nizational studies.”—Teachers College Record

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2012 376 pp., 1 line drawing 978-1-4214-0448-6 $30.00 paperback

Success on the Tenure Track

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Five Keys to Faculty Job Satisfaction Cathy Ann Trower “A critical resource for administrators and other campus leaders interested in improving conditions for faculty on the tenure track, including women and faculty of color.”—On Campus with Women 2012 288 pp., 18 line drawings 978-1-4214-0597-1 $45.00 hardcover

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Is Graduate School Really for You? The Whos, Whats, Hows, and Whys of Pursuing a Master’s or Ph.D. Amanda I. Seligman “For an undergraduate curious about graduate school, this book is a perfect guide.”—NACADA Journal 2012 184 pp. 978-1-4214-0461-5 $19.95 paperback

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The Morehouse Mystique Becoming a Doctor at the Nation’s Newest African American Medical School Marybeth Gasman with Louis W. Sullivan “An excellent resource for researchers interested in the unique story of the creation and development of African American medical schools in the U.S.”—Choice 2012 200 pp., 28 halftones, 1 line drawing 978-1-4214-0443-1 $35.00 hardcover Also available as an e-book

Degrees of Inequality Culture, Class, and Gender in American Higher Education Ann L. Mullen

Educator’s Award, Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Outstanding Publication in Postsecondary Education, American Educational Research Association, Division J “Paints a vivid and disturbing picture of the growing class divide in American higher education.”—Innovations blog,

Chronicle of Higher Education 2011 264 pp. 978-1-4214-0574-2 $30.00 paperback

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Diversity’s Promise for Higher Education Making It Work Daryl G. Smith “A must-read for anyone working in higher education . . . This book offers a deep, broad, and forward-looking approach to Making Diversity’s Promise for Higher Education a closer, rather than a distant reality.”—Review of Higher Education 2010 352 pp., 27 line drawings 978-1-4214-0573-5 $30.00 paperback Also available as an e-book

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Faculty Misconduct in Graduate Education

The States and Public Higher Education Policy

John M. Braxton, Eve Proper,

Affordability, Access, and Accountability

Professors Behaving Badly

second edition

and Alan E. Bayer This book discusses examples of a range of faculty misconduct—and how to avoid it.

edited by Donald E. Heller “There may be no better survey of state policy in higher education.”—Review of

2011 240 pp. 978-1-4214-0219-2 $45.00 hardcover

Higher Education

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2011 288 pp., 27 line drawings 978-1-4214-0122-5 $25.00 paperback

A History of American Higher Education

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American Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century

second edition

John R. Thelin “Destined to be the standard work in this area for years to come.”—Journal of College

Student Development 2011 504 pp., 16 halftones, 4 line drawings 978-1-4214-0267-3 $25.00 paperback

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Social, Political, and Economic Challenges third edition

edited by Philip G. Altbach, Patricia J. Gumport, and Robert O. Berdahl “This excellent compendium is an indispens-

STEM the Tide Reforming Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education in America

able reference.”—Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement 2011 520 pp., 2 line drawings 978-0-8018-9906-5 $29.95 paperback

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David E. Drew “The well-researched arguments are enthusiastically presented, and the book heralds another call for the renovation and enhancement of a vital part of the curriculum.”—Choice 2011 264 pp., 1 line drawing 978-1-4214-0094-5 $35.00 hardcover

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