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Private study

Thomas Docherty

in The new treason of the intellectuals: Can the University survive?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526132741
eISBN:
9781526138965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526132741.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The rise of the managerial class has effected a fundamental reversal of priorities in the university sector, such that faculty now exist primarily in order to serve the demands of management as such. ... More


Lifelong learning and the wider European socioeconomic context

Sheila Riddell and Elisabet Weedon (eds)

in Lifelong learning in Europe: Equity and efficiency in the balance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300137
eISBN:
9781447307709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300137.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The aim of this chapter is to examine the relationship between lifelong learning systems and the wider socio-economic context in which they are located at national and European levels. It considers ... More


State Capitals Today: Symbols of American Democracy

Christian Montès

in American Capitals: A Historical Geography

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226080482
eISBN:
9780226080512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226080512.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter concludes the study by addressing the question of the changes in the place of capitals in today’s United States. On the one side, capitals rule the states in an immaterial way, active ... More


Soul Drivers, Market Makers

Calvin Schermerhorn

in The Business of Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, 1815-1860

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300192001
eISBN:
9780300213898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300192001.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter details the economic geography of the United States domestic slave market of the 1810s. It examines small slave traders’ business strategies as part of a knowledge economy, focusing on ... More


The Present Is a Foreign Country (Global Trends)

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/9780199474943.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter offers an overview of the global trends in education systems driven by the five inter-connected forces: democratization of the society, rise of private education, globalization, advent ... More


Jodocus Badius Ascensius: Commentary, Commerce and Print in the Renaissance

Paul White

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265543
eISBN:
9780191760358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265543.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Jodocus Badius Ascensius (1462-1535), also known as Josse Bade, was a scholar and printer who played a central role in the flourishing of humanism and print culture in the French Renaissance. In a ... More


Consulting to Europe: knowledge agents and the building of Europe

Bruce Ross

in Governing Europe's spaces: European Union re-imagined

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091858
eISBN:
9781781708415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091858.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter puts in evidence the various practices of consultants in the construction of the EU. Indeed, although consultants have become important actors in European integration processes, their ... More


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