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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 Church with the Soul of a Nation

George M. Marsden

in The Soul of the American University Revisited: From Protestant to Postsecular

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780190073312
eISBN:
9780190073343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073312.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, History of Christianity

World War II generated concern for restoring values in Western civilization. The Harvard Report of 1945 urged study of the best in the West, including religious texts as one source of such values. ... More


The impact of television

Mark O'Brien

in The Fourth Estate: Journalism in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096136
eISBN:
9781526121004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096136.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the impact that the arrival of television had on journalism. It argues that Section 18 of the Broadcasting Authority Act had a profound influence on the trajectory of ... More


Don’t Try to Do Someone Else’s Job

Stanley Fish

in Save the World on Your Own Time

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195369021
eISBN:
9780197563243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195369021.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Some of the hits taken by administrators will be delivered by those faculty members who have forgotten (or never knew) what their job is and spend time trying to form their students’ character or ... More


Introduction

Stanley Fish

in Save the World on Your Own Time

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195369021
eISBN:
9780197563243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195369021.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Not long ago, there was a time when I was responsible for a college with close to 30 departments and units, a budget of between 50 and 55 million dollars, 400 tenure-track faculty members, 700 ... More


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