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The Wesleyans and the Cross Commission, 1885–1891

John T. Smith

in Methodism and Education, 1849–1902: J. H. Rigg, Romanism, and Wesleyan Schools

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269649
eISBN:
9780191683725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269649.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In December 1885, Lord Salisbury became the head of a minority government as he took office as Prime Minister. Although he had not been able to survive the Queen's Speech, he had appointed a Royal ... More


Sociology of Education in India: A Personal Account *

Geetha B. Nambissan and S. Srinivasa Rao

in Sociology of Education in India: Changing Contours and Emerging Concerns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082866
eISBN:
9780199082254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082866.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This essay presents an account of the author's own personal and institutional experiences related to sociology of education (SoE)) in India. It explains that the author has been a sociologist of ... More


Sapere Aude

Butterwick Richard

in Poland’s Last King and English Culture

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207016
eISBN:
9780191677441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207016.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The second half of the 18th century witnessed the flowering of experimental science in Poland, but empiricism did not vanquish superstition and scholasticism unaided or overnight. Sarmatian ... More


The Early Years of Republic

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The chapter is a prologue to the main narrative of the book. It offers an evaluation of Macaulay’s minute which paved the way for introduction of modern education in India, the idea of National ... More


The Blitzkrieg That Turned into a Stalemate (Kapil Sibal’s Tenure)

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the extraordinary efforts made by Kapil Sibal to reform almost every aspect of education, and his refreshing courage in advocating polices shunned by the political class such ... More


A Statewide Two-Party Reality

Peter Dunbar and Mike Haridopolos

in The Modern Republican Party in Florida

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066127
eISBN:
9780813058337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066127.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 5 provides a narrative of the Republican emergence in elections to control Florida’s executive branch of government. It introduces Republican governors from Claude Kirk to Ron DeSantis and ... More


Reform Impulses in a Bipolar Government

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the far reaching changes as a result of which the Indian education system ceased to be almost exclusively public funded and closed system, how these far reaching changes were ... More


Transforming Higher Education

Arvind Panagariya

in New India: Reclaiming the Lost Glory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197531556
eISBN:
9780197531587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197531556.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

Thanks to the rapid expansion of private colleges and universities, India has been able to raise gross enrollment ratios in higher education at a satisfactory pace during the last twenty years. There ... More


The Institutional Complex and Academic Adaptation, 1945-1980

Richard M. Freeland

in Academia's Golden Age: Universities in Massachusetts, 1945-1970

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195054644
eISBN:
9780197560082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195054644.003.0015
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Change among universities in Massachusetts during the golden age illustrated the pervasive tendency of academic institutions, linked as they were to historic social divisions, to seek higher ... More


Back to the Billboard: The Long Civil Rights Movement Still

James Zeigler

in Red Scare Racism and Cold War Black Radicalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802385
eISBN:
9781496802439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802385.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter concludes the book with additional consideration of the John Birch Society billboard campaign against Martin Luther King Jr. Supplementing the account of anticommunist propaganda in the ... More


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