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The Promotion of Knowledge: Lectures to Mark the Centenary of the British Academy 1902-2002

John Morrill (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263129
eISBN:
9780191734861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263129.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

To mark its centenary in 2002, the British Academy invited leading universities around the UK to host public lectures on the current state of and future prospects for a cross section of the ... More


JASP Meets JUG: Lessons of the 1975 Joint Approach to Social Policy for Joined-Up Government

Rudolf Klein and William Plowden

in Joined-Up Government

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263334
eISBN:
9780191734564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263334.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter probes the points and lessons derived from the 1975 Joint Approach to Social Policy (JASP) for the joined-up government. For although JASP was effectively dead despite the high patronage ... More


Building Academic Communities

George M. Marsden

in The Outrageous Idea of Christian Scholarship

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195122909
eISBN:
9780199853311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195122909.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter argues that contemporary Christian scholarship will not realize its potential unless it can establish a strong institutional base. Isolated individuals in university culture can make ... More


Staging Matters: Shakespeare, the Director, and the Theatre Historian: Shakespeare Lecture

ALAN C. DESSEN

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 139, 2005 Lectures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263945
eISBN:
9780191734038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263945.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the bases for the gap between Globe practitioners and the Shakespearean academic community and develops some implications. It attempts to recover a lost or blurred vocabulary ... More


Economic History

Christopher Dyer

in A Century of British Medieval Studies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263952
eISBN:
9780191734083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263952.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines British research and publications concerning medieval economic history. It shows that the study of medieval economy and society helps to unify a number of areas of research and ... More


Engaging Communities in Translational Research

Steven S. Coughlin and Carolyn M. Jenkins

in Handbook of Community-Based Participatory Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190652234
eISBN:
9780190662738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190652234.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Speaking broadly, translational research refers to the application of research findings, from basic science to practice-based and community research, to improve public health. Several authors have ... More


Dynamics of American Universities

Neil J. Smelser

in Dynamics of the Contemporary University: Growth, Accretion, and Conflict

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520275812
eISBN:
9780520955257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275812.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The chapter begins by identifying the societal functions of higher education and its moral embeddedness.Several types of social change are involved in its growth over the past few centuries, but ... More


Responding to the Call(ing): The Spirituality of Mentorship and Community in Academia: An Interview with Houston A. Baker Jr.

Ayanna Jackson-Fowler

in Written/Unwritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469627717
eISBN:
9781469627731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627717.003.0002
Subject:
Education, History of Education

In an interview with Ayanna Jackson-Fowler, Houston Baker, Jr. reflects on the progress and challenges of diversity in and out of the academy—from his time a Yale in the 1960s to his current position ... More


Militarizing Education: The Intelligence Community’s Spy Camps

Roberto J. González

in The Imperial University: Academic Repression and Scholarly Dissent

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680894
eISBN:
9781452948799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680894.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter provides an overview of America’s spy agencies. The high school program “Spy Camp” was carried out by Trinity University in Washington, DC using part of a pilot grant from the U.S. ... More


Opening Education, Linking to Communities: The #InQ13 Collective’s Participatory Open Online Course (POOC) in East Harlem

Jessie Daniels, Polly Thistlethwaite, and Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz

in MOOCs and Their Afterlives: Experiments in Scale and Access in Higher Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226469317
eISBN:
9780226469591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226469591.003.0013
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Drawing on experiences with the JustPublics@365 participatory open online course, or POOC, this chapter discusses the politics and possibilities of open access pedagogy and the broader engagement ... More


Mind the Gap: Bridging the Military/Academic Divide

Montgomery McFate

in Social Science Goes to War: The Human Terrain System in Iraq and Afghanistan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190216726
eISBN:
9780190492137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190216726.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter describes the military/academic divide that plagued HTS from inception, and offers some reasons for the existence of this divide. At the beginning of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan the ... More


A Parallel Bias

Miroslav Nincic

in The Logic of Positive Engagement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450068
eISBN:
9780801463013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450068.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the tendency of both the policymaking and the academic communities to neglect the role that positive inducements can play in altering the behavior of adversaries. It also ... More


Out of the Archives: Oxford, the SPSL, and Refugee Scholars

Philip Davies

in Ark of Civilization: Refugee Scholars and Oxford University, 1930-1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199687558
eISBN:
9780191827266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687558.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter provides a broader analysis of the reception of refugee scholars by Oxford’s academic community. Drawing heavily upon the SPSL’s archive and Oxford University’s own archives, Davies ... More


Hacking the Voice of the Shuttle: The Growth and Death of a Boundary Object

Alan Liu

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This essay recounts the history of the Voice of the Shuttle, launched in 1995 as one of the first portal sites for scholars of the humanities and arts. Told from the perspective of VoS's creator, the ... More


Conclusion: What Can be Learned from the Oxford Politics Story?: Christopher Hood, Desmond King, and Gillian Peele

The Editors

in Forging a Discipline: A Critical Assessment of Oxford's Development of the Study of Politics and International Relations in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199682218
eISBN:
9780191762741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682218.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This concluding chapter starts by looking back at the three reasons presented at the beginning of the book for supposing that the distinctive features of Oxford may have provided a challenging ... More


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in Julian Bell: From Bloomsbury to the Spanish Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774130
eISBN:
9780804777926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774130.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the early 1930s, Julian Bell was a charming, intelligent, and discontented young man. He meant to do a great deal, possibly overmuch in too many directions, although his only formal commitment in ... More


Joseph Weiss: Letters to Ora: To my son Uriel Joseph with love

Sara Ora Heller Wilensky

in Hasidism Reappraised

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774204
eISBN:
9781800340787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774204.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter looks at the twenty letters that Joseph Weiss sent to the author in Cambridge, Massachusetts, over the years 1949 to 1968. These letters offer an insight into Weiss's spiritual ... More


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