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Ranking US Public Affairs Educational Programmes: Searching for Quality, Finding Equilibrium

H. George Frederickson and Edmund C. Stazyk

in Paradoxes of Modernization: Unintended Consequences of Public Policy Reform

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199573547
eISBN:
9780191722677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573547.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

Approximately every three years US News and World Report publishes its rankings of master's degree programmes in public affairs. As part of its ‘America's best graduate schools’ series, the most ... More


The Voice of Conscience: The Church in the Mind of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Lewis Baldwin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195380316
eISBN:
9780199869299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380316.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores various images of the Christian church in the thought of Martin Luther King, Jr., with considerable attention to how he understood that institution in definitional terms. King’s ... More


The Second Line of Defense: American Women and World War I

Lynn Dumenil

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631219
eISBN:
9781469631233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631219.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In tracing the rise of the modern idea of the American “new woman,” Lynn Dumenil examines World War I’s surprising impact on women and, in turn, women’s impact on the war. Telling the stories of a ... More


“Brother, that Ain’t Imaginary!”: Billy Batson and World War II

Brian Cremins

in Captain Marvel and the Art of Nostalgia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496808769
eISBN:
9781496808806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808769.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Billy Batson and his alter ego Captain Marvel reached the height of their popularity during World War II. This chapter studies several of Billy’s wartime adventures, stories that artist C. C Beck ... More


Conventional Realism and Political Inquiry: Channeling Wittgenstein

John G. Gunnell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226661278
eISBN:
9780226661308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226661308.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book is an exploration of the relationship between philosophy and various forms of political inquiry and is specifically and primarily devoted to advancing an argument for conventional realism. ... More


Epilogue

William J. Richardson

in Heidegger: Through Phenomenology to Thought

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823222551
eISBN:
9780823235247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823222551.003.0037
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter presents an essay written to commemorate the death of Martin Heidegger in 1976. It appeared under the title “Martin Heidegger: In Memoriam” in Man and World. Its ... More


The Increasing Hybridization of International Monetary Law

Claus D. Zimmerman

in A Contemporary Concept of Monetary Sovereignty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199680740
eISBN:
9780191760686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680740.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter analyses the ongoing hybridization of contemporary international monetary law which covers a very broad phenomenon resulting from constant changes in the formal and material sources of ... More


Transcendental Meditation: From Malnak v. Yogi to Quiet Time

Candy Gunther Brown

in Debating Yoga and Mindfulness in Public Schools: Reforming Secular Education or Reestablishing Religion?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648484
eISBN:
9781469648507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648484.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 2 examines Malnak v. Yogi(1979), the first federal appellate case to scrutinize under the Establishment Clause meditation practices from a religion other than Christianity. Malnak found that ... More


Big Bad Wolf

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in The Holy Grail: India's Quest for Universal Elementary Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463473
eISBN:
9780199087129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463473.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter narrates how from the mid-1980s the World Bank began to lobby key functionaries of the Union and some state governments to avail Bank funding for primary education. It also elaborates ... More


Heart and Soul

Matthew Dallek

in Defenseless Under the Night: The Roosevelt Years, Civil Defense, and the Origins of Homeland Security

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199743124
eISBN:
9780190469559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743124.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Eleanor Roosevelt became a leading critic of La Guardia’s leadership of the OCD, arguing that he refused to engage a robust volunteer program as envisioned in FDR’s executive order. Finally, tired of ... More


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