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Educational Achievements

Peter J. Pecora, Ronald C. Kessler, Jason Williams, A. Chris Downs, Diana J. English, James White, and Kirk O'Brien

in What Works in Foster Care?: Key Components of Success From the Northwest Foster Care Alumni Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195175912
eISBN:
9780199865628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175912.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter presents the educational experience and achievements of the Northwest alumni. Children in foster care are at high risk for school failure because of childhood deprivation and other ... More


Time to Heal: American medical education from the turn of the century to the era of managed care

Kenneth M. Ludmerer

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181364
eISBN:
9780199850167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181364.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book provides an account of American medical education in the 20th century, concluding with a call for the reformation of a system currently handicapped by managed care and by narrow, ... More


Hungary in the Habsburg Monarchy 1840–67: A Study of Perceptions

R. J. W. Evans

in Austria, Hungary, and the Habsburgs: Central Europe c.1683-1867

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199541621
eISBN:
9780191701252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541621.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter presents an essay on the patterns of contact and mutual perception in the dual monarchy of Austria and Hungary during the period from 1840 to 1867. It examines the commonalities and ... More


State Building on a New Track: Austria in the 1860s

John Deak

in Forging A Multinational State: State Making in Imperial Austria from the Enlightenment to the First World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804795579
eISBN:
9780804795937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795579.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter abstract: This chapter discusses the era of reform into the 1860s. Government by bureaucrats is an expensive prospect. Austria could not solve its financial difficulties and secure necessary ... More


Conflicted Identities: The Professionalization of Russian Musical Life

Lynn M. Sargeant

in Harmony and Discord: Music and the Transformation of Russian Cultural Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735266
eISBN:
9780199894505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735266.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the drive for professionalization and the consequent undermining of the status of amateurs that was the subtext for most of the debates and controversies of musical life in the ... More


Diploma Democracy: The Rise of Political Meritocracy

Mark Bovens and Anchrit Wille

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198790631
eISBN:
9780191833151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790631.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Lay politics lies at the heart of democracy. Political offices are the only offices for which no formal qualifications are required. Contemporary political practices are diametrically opposed to this ... More


Marion—A Rare Gem

Janet Grossbach Mayer

in As Bad as They Say?: Three Decades of Teaching in the Bronx

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234165
eISBN:
9780823240814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234165.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

Marion came to class every day, usually early. She sat down in front, and began to work on her individualized reading assignments. As the weeks passed, she proved herself to be a rare gem. She was ... More


Marisa—with Charisma

Janet Grossbach Mayer

in As Bad as They Say?: Three Decades of Teaching in the Bronx

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234165
eISBN:
9780823240814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234165.003.0011
Subject:
History, Social History

Marisa was an extremely talented young teenager with an outgoing personality and uncommon singing ability. She could have been written off as not having gifts of any kind because of her weakness in ... More


Examples of Metrics by Outcome

Michael M. Weinstein and Ralph M. Bradburd

in The Robin Hood Rules for Smart Giving

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158367
eISBN:
9780231535243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158367.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter provides numerical examples that illustrate the metrics of Relentless Monetization and outlines the equations by which a single monetary value is assigned to individual outcomes ... More


Retroactive Diplomas and the Value of Education

Karen M. Inouye (ed.)

in The Long Afterlife of Nikkei Wartime Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804795746
eISBN:
9781503600560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795746.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter Five examines the value of a college degree, taking as its focus the recipients of retroactive diplomas awarded to Nikkei who were wrongly forced from high schools and institutions of higher ... More


Double Diplomas: A Franco-British Training Route of Excellence for Teachers of French Worldwide?

Marian Carty, Colin Christie, Danièle Flament-Boistrancourt, Marc Klein, Hazel Crichton, and Brian Templeton

in Franco-British Academic Partnerships: The Next Chapter: The Next Chapter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316630
eISBN:
9781846316777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316777.006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the setting up of the Franco-English diploma and the way it is presently working at the University of Cumbria (UoC). It then analyses the increase of students who completed a ... More


Networks of Property, Networks of Power

Lucy K. Pick

in Her Father's Daughter: Gender, Power, and Religion in the Early Spanish Kingdoms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714320
eISBN:
9781501714344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714320.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Royal daughters created their own networks of patronage, piety, and influence through the property holdings they held, the gifts they gave, and the favours they offered. This chapter relies on ... More


Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne: An Overview of More Than 30 Years of Franco-British Partnerships1

Renaud Le Goix, Pascal de Vareilles-Sommières, and Christine Mengin

in Franco-British Academic Partnerships: The Next Chapter: The Next Chapter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316630
eISBN:
9781846316777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316777.013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores assesses Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne's 30-year history of partnerships with academic institutions in the United Kingdom. It addresses the profile of British student intake at ... More


‘Together under the Name of Romans’: The Auxilia from Claudius to Trajan

Ian Haynes

in Blood of the Provinces: The Roman Auxilia and the Making of Provincial Society from Augustus to the Severans

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199655342
eISBN:
9780191758300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655342.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter examines the period from the death of Tiberius to the accession of Hadrian — an era that was marked by significant administrative and cultural developments within established provinces ... More


A New Provincialism: Hadrian and the Antonine Revolutions

Ian Haynes

in Blood of the Provinces: The Roman Auxilia and the Making of Provincial Society from Augustus to the Severans

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199655342
eISBN:
9780191758300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655342.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter examines the evolution of the auxilia from the accession of Hadrian in ad 117 to the death of Commodus in ad 192. The archaeological evidence from this period is particularly rich, and ... More


Veterani and Other Veterans

Ian Haynes

in Blood of the Provinces: The Roman Auxilia and the Making of Provincial Society from Augustus to the Severans

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199655342
eISBN:
9780191758300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655342.003.0021
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The scholarly view that sees auxiliary veterans continuing to do their bit for Rome in retirement remains a popular one. Whether as respected man about town, exemplar of romanitas, or bulwark of ... More


Writing, Memory, and Knowledge

Piotr Górecki

in The Text and the World: The Henryków Book, Its Authors, and their Region, 1160–1310

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199688791
eISBN:
9780191767975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688791.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

This is the first of two chapters concerning the sources of knowledge upon which Peter and his continuator drew in composing the Book: memory, collective and individual, and written sources. This ... More


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