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Issue 3 - May 2005 - Book Reviews

Book title - Review of Publications on Academic Essay Writing:
The Mature Student’s Guide to Writing by J. Rose (2001), Houndmills: Palgrave.
How to Write Better Essays by B. Greetham (2001), Houndmills:Palgrave.
Writing at University by P. Crème and M.R. Lea (1997) , Buckingham: Open University Press.
Review author - Bernie Casey
Article text - Writing a competent ‘academic’ essay is arguably the major task of the university student. In the case of the mature student, difficulties in succeeding in that task can be the catalyst for leaving the course/university. [more >>]

Book title - Higher Education Management and Policy Paris, OECD
Review author - Philip Cohen
Article text - The journal is sub-titled ‘Journal of the Programme on Institutional Management in Higher Education’ (IMHE). This Programme co-ordinates the work of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in the area of Third Level education. [more >>]

Book title - Key Concepts in Critical Social Theory by Nick Crossley (2005), London: Sage.
Review author - Anne Murphy
Article text - This book is intended to help students who are working with or attempting to read about aspects of contemporary critical social theory.…I hope that students will use this book to check their own understanding of concepts, to fill in gaps and [more >>]