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David Johnson

in Shakespeare and South Africa

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183150
eISBN:
9780191673955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183150.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

There remains much to struggle for, much to be angry about, in the institutions and practices of English studies in post-1994 South Africa. Most urgently, the question of access to the study of ... More


A History of the Popes 1830-1914

Owen Chadwick

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269229
eISBN:
9780191600456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269226.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This history of the ninteenth‐century popes covers the papacies of Gregory XVI, Pius IX, Leo XIII and Pius X in their religious and political aspects. The period was dominated by the question of ... More


Hong Kong's Chinese History Curriculum from 1945: Politics and Identity

Flora L.F. Kan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098367
eISBN:
9789888180264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098367.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Hong Kong's Chinese History Curriculum from 1945: Politics and Identity investigates the ways in which Chinese history has evolved as a subject in Hong Kong secondary schools since 1945, and the ... More


Teaching “Hindu Mysticism”

Hugh B. Urban

in Teaching Mysticism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199751198
eISBN:
9780199918782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751198.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses the primary themes, materials, and theoretical challenges in teaching Hindu mysticism. It includes an historical overview of the development of mystical elements within the ... More


The Mystical Dimensions of Buddhism

David B. Gray

in Teaching Mysticism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199751198
eISBN:
9780199918782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751198.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on “Buddhism and Mysticism,” approaching the topic from theoretical and praxical perspectives. It attempts to make sense of the highly complex and somewhat esoteric world of ... More


The Preaching of Pastoralia

H. Leith Spencer

in English Preaching in the Late Middle Ages

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112037
eISBN:
9780191670664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112037.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses the preaching of pastoralia and the Church's implementation of publishing pastoral instruction. The first English bishop to devise a comprehensive pastoral syllabus–and a ... More


Slavonic Literary Syllabic Verse

M. L. Gasparov

in A History of European Versification

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198158790
eISBN:
9780191673368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158790.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, European Literature

In the 9th to 17th centuries, there is a rise of literature written in verse in the Slavonic languages. The can be broken down to three periods: the Bulgarian period from the 9th to the 12th ... More


Teaching English Literature

Richard Terry

in Poetry and the Making of the English Literary Past: 1660-1781

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198186236
eISBN:
9780191718557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186236.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses the permeation, rather than the construction, of ideas about English literature. It examines how far-flung, outside the metropolitan literati and the higher ranks of society, ... More


Ancient History, 1872–1914

Oswyn Murray

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VII: Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Part 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510177
eISBN:
9780191700972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510177.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

According to Joseph Wells, it was in the 1870s that Greats changed from being pre-eminently philosophical to possessing a strong historical bias: the decade marked a time of great change in the ... More


Problematizing the implementation of innovation in English language education in Singapore

Rani Rubdy

in English in Singapore: Modernity and Management

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028436
eISBN:
9789882206939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028436.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the processes involved in the implementation of innovation in the teaching of English language in Singapore. It highlights the proactive management of educational policies and ... More


Human Rights in International Law: Legal and Policy Issues

Theodor Meron (ed.)

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198255406
eISBN:
9780191681592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255406.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The object of this book is to provide teachers and students not only with a textbook dealing with the principal topics in the field of human rights, but also with teaching suggestions, syllabuses, ... More


Religious education, collective worship and publicly funded education

John Holmwood and Therese O’Toole

in Countering Extremism in British Schools?: The Truth about the Birmingham Trojan Horse Affair

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447344131
eISBN:
9781447344179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344131.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter details the specific requirements of religious education and collective worship in non-faith schools and the nature of the agreed syllabus for religious education in Birmingham. The main ... More


The Classroom as a Tolerance Lab 1

Dr Lorenzo Zucca

in A Secular Europe: Law and Religion in the European Constitutional Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199592784
eISBN:
9780191738906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592784.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, EU Law

Education is one of the main battlegrounds between religious and non-religious people. There are three major sets of challenges: the challenge from religious symbols in the classroom, the challenge ... More


A Free Church in a Free State: The Roman Question

Carol E. Harrison

in Romantic Catholics: France's Postrevolutionary Generation in Search of a Modern Faith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452451
eISBN:
9780801470592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452451.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the demise of the Papal States and the Roman Question—the Italian Risorgimento's threat to the territorial sovereignty of the papacy in the 1850s and 1860s. It first considers ... More


Godlessness on Gower Street

Rosemary Ashton

in Victorian Bloomsbury

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300154474
eISBN:
9780300154481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300154474.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the founding of the London University in Bloomsbury. It explains that the plan for the university started during a meeting in June 1825 chaired by Henry Brougham, and that the ... More


Politics, Society and Education in Hong Kong: A Brief Historical Overview

Flora L. F. Kan

in Hong Kong's Chinese History Curriculum from 1945: Politics and Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098367
eISBN:
9789888180264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098367.003.0002
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter is a brief historical review of politics, society and education in Hong Kong, it traces the way in which Chinese History emerged as a separate subject and consolidated its independent ... More


The Emergence of Chinese History as an Independent Subject (1945–74)

Flora L. F. Kan

in Hong Kong's Chinese History Curriculum from 1945: Politics and Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098367
eISBN:
9789888180264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098367.003.0003
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter analyses the development of Chinese History in depth from 1945 until 1974, when Chinese middle schools and Anglo-Chinese schools finally adopted the same Chinese History syllabus. This ... More


Consolidation of Chinese History as an Independent Subject (1974–97)

Flora L. F. Kan

in Hong Kong's Chinese History Curriculum from 1945: Politics and Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098367
eISBN:
9789888180264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098367.003.0004
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter explores the ways in which the subject community inherited the nature and role of Chinese History from the first phase and secured them in the school curriculum between 1974 and 1997. ... More


Conclusion

Flora L. F. Kan

in Hong Kong's Chinese History Curriculum from 1945: Politics and Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098367
eISBN:
9789888180264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098367.003.0006
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter is a summary that summarises the findings of Chapter 2 to 5, and identifies the pattern of change in the development of Chinese History, as well as the various kinds of forces which have ... More


Paradigms Lost: How Oxford Escaped the Paradigm Wars of the 1960s and 1970s

Alan Ryan

in Forging a Discipline: A Critical Assessment of Oxford's Development of the Study of Politics and International Relations in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199682218
eISBN:
9780191762741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682218.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses a ‘non-event’, the failure of the methodological battles that roiled American political science departments during the 1960s and 1970s to make any visible impact on teaching ... More


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