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 Biography

Thomas Pogge

in John Rawls: His Life and Theory of Justice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195136364
eISBN:
9780199867691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136364.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter provides a biography of John Rawls's life, beginning with his childhood and moving through to his university years. It gives a description of some of the formative experiences and ... More


Ian Dalrymple McFarlane, 1915–2002

Terence Cave

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 124. Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, III

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263204
eISBN:
9780191734205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263204.003.0011
Subject:
History, Historiography

Ian Mcfarlane belonged to the generation of scholars whose early careers were interrupted by the outbreak of the Second World War. Drawing on the sense of a new start and a radical break with past ... More


Introduction

Deborah A. Green and Laura S. Lieber

in Scriptural Exegesis: The Shapes of Culture and the Religious Imagination: Essays in Honour of Michael Fishbane

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199206575
eISBN:
9780191709678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206575.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the academic career of Michael Fishbane. Since his first teaching post at Brandeis University in 1969, Fishbane has been shaping the ... More


Does Science Promote Women?: Evidence from Academia 1973–2001

Donna K. Ginther and Shulamit Kahn

in Science and Engineering Careers in the United States: An Analysis of Markets and Employment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226261898
eISBN:
9780226261904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261904.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Fewer women are present in science academe than in the workforce as a whole, and this is particularly true in the higher levels of academe such as tenured jobs and full professorships at major ... More


Why sociology matters

Anthony Giddens

in Sociologists' Tales: Contemporary narratives on sociological thought and practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447318668
eISBN:
9781447318682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318668.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Anthony Giddens extols the beauty of sociology as it helps us to understand everyday life. Sociology looks at mundane everyday interactions and simultaneously understanding wider social structures ... More


Science policy implications for policy knowledge generated in academia

Tereza Stöckelová

in Policy Analysis in the Czech Republic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447318149
eISBN:
9781447318156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318149.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter maps and discusses the key structural limits and incentives of policy-relevant knowledge production by academics in the Czech Republic. It argues that the current science and higher ... More


Engaged Scholarship and the Living-Wage Movement

Stephanie Luce

in Civic Labors: Scholar Activism and Working-Class Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040498
eISBN:
9780252098932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040498.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In this chapter, the author demonstrates the synergy between scholarship and engagement based on her experience as a researcher with the living wage movement in Los Angeles and the ways in which this ... More


On the right-of-way

Judith Burnett

in Sociologists' Tales: Contemporary narratives on sociological thought and practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447318668
eISBN:
9781447318682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318668.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explores an ‘accidental’ entry into sociology as a career, and the emerging passion of the author’s interest in sociology and her ever-present negotiation of the identity/position of ... More


William Schabas: Portrait of a Scholar/Activist Extraordinaire

Roger S. Clark

in Arcs of Global Justice: Essays in Honour of William A. Schabas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190272654
eISBN:
9780190272685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190272654.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The introduction by Roger Clark presents the early life of William Schabas, and some of the influences that must have shaped his career. It offers in Section II of this portrait some ruminations ... More


Are we too many?

Gianfranco Pacchioni

in The Overproduction of Truth: Passion, Competition, and Integrity in Modern Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198799887
eISBN:
9780191864858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799887.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The chapter starts by making a comparison between a famous congress of the past, the Solvay Conference of 1927, which was attended by only 29 scientists, and the mega conferences of present day with ... More


Nutrition & Fluid Intake

Donald T. Kirkendall

in The Complete Guide to Soccer Fitness & Injury Prevention: A Handbook for Players, Parents, and Coaches

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831823
eISBN:
9781469602974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882757_kirkendall.6
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on one of the most influential exercise physiologists in the United States—Dr. David Costill—who had recently retired from Ball State University in Indiana. Dr. Costill built his ... More


The Overproduction of Truth: Passion, Competition, and Integrity in Modern Science

Gianfranco Pacchioni

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198799887
eISBN:
9780191864858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799887.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The way science is done has changed radically in the last years. The personal reflections and experiences of a protagonist help us to understand the mechanisms of contemporary science. A system where ... More


Marginality, Canonicity, Passion

Marco Formisano and Christina Shuttleworth Kraus (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198818489
eISBN:
9780191859540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818489.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In recent years the discipline of classics has been experiencing a profound transformation, which affects not only methodologies and hermeneutic practices (i.e. how classicists read and interpret ... More


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