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Nurturing Enthusiasm in Elementary School Students

Christopher Bjork

in High-Stakes Schooling: What We Can Learn from Japan's Experiences with Testing, Accountability, and Education Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226309385
eISBN:
9780226309552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309552.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter five looks closely at the specific challenges relaxed education presented to Japanese elementary schools, and documents their impact on the learning opportunities provided to children. ... More


Introduction to Part II

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

in A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This brief introduction to the second half of A Shared Future discusses the concept of ‘ethical democracy’ and links it to the following chapters’ case study of organizational transformation in the ... More


Individual Variation and Selection on Hormone-Mediated Phenotypes in Male and Female Dark-Eyed Juncos

Kristal Cain, Jodie M. Jawor, and Joel W. McGlothlin

in Snowbird: Integrative Biology and Evolutionary Diversity in the Junco

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226330778
eISBN:
9780226330808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330808.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Much of our knowledge of hormones and life histories in animals derives from experimental studies. Complementing experiments with studies of natural (co)variation in hormones and hormone-mediated ... More


Systemic Transition Dynamics and Conflict Drivers in the China–United States Transition Context

David P. Rapkin and William R. Thompson

in Transition Scenarios: China and the United States in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226040332
eISBN:
9780226040509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226040509.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In contrast to the abstractions of the preceding chapter, general factors are translated into a specific discussion of the evolution of the China-United States relationship – albeit with a stress on ... More


Discoveries in the Economics of Aging

David A. Wise (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226146096
eISBN:
9780226146126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226146126.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The societal impact of aging baby boomers is compounded by longer life expectancies, which have risen continually over many decades. The implications of these demographic trends are extensive and ... More


Human–Grizzly Bear Coexistence in the Blackfoot River Watershed, Montana: Getting Ahead of the Conflict Curve

Seth M. Wilson, Gregory A. Neudecker, and James J. Jonkel

in Large Carnivore Conservation: Integrating Science and Policy in the North American West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226107400
eISBN:
9780226107547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107547.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter describes how a rural agricultural community in the Blackfoot River watershed in Montana used collaborative decision making to reduce conflicts with grizzly bears. Through effective ... More


Scrap Yard Challenge—Junkyard Wars

in The Philosophy of Improvisation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226662787
eISBN:
9780226662800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226662800.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter presents a discussion on free-improvisation. All improvisors must face the demand for a work from within the confines of a limited material universe. It then describes Georg Wilhelm ... More


How Central Bankers See It: The First Decade of European Central Bank Policy and Beyond

Stephen G. Cecchetti and Kermit L. Schoenholtz

in Europe and the Euro

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226012834
eISBN:
9780226012858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226012858.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter opens up with a brief history of the challenges that people faced who forged the policies of the European Central Bank (ECB) in its first decade. The ECB faced challenges in retaining ... More


Can Medical Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Identify the Value of Research?

David Meltzer (ed.)

in Measuring the Gains from Medical Research: An Economic Approach

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226551784
eISBN:
9780226551791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226551791.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter reviews the tools of medical cost-effectiveness analysis and examines the potential to use these tools to inform priorities for biomedical research. It has been suggested by some recent ... More


Issues in Implementation

Phillip B. Levine and David J. Zimmerman

in Targeting Investments in Children: Fighting Poverty When Resources Are Limited

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226475813
eISBN:
9780226475837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226475837.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The goal of this chapter is to identify the childhood interventions that are most successful at alleviating poverty. Although this goal is straightforward in theory, its implementation in practice ... More


Indian Higher Education

Devesh Kapur

in American Universities in a Global Market

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226110448
eISBN:
9780226110455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226110455.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter, which outlines the principal characteristics of Indian higher education and its recent rapid growth, especially the number of students and institutions, the fields of study, and the ... More


Locke’s “Of Slavery,” Despotical Power, and Tyranny

Mary Nyquist

in Arbitrary Rule: Slavery, Tyranny, and the Power of Life and Death

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226015538
eISBN:
9780226015675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226015675.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter focuses on the interpretative challenges of “Of Slavery,” which have been disastrously compounded by a failure to appreciate the distinction Locke draws in Two Treatises between ... More


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