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Sociology of Educational Inequality in India: A Critique and a New Research Agenda

Geetha B. Nambissan and S. Srinivasa Rao

in Sociology of Education in India: Changing Contours and Emerging Concerns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082866
eISBN:
9780199082254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082866.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter explores the sociological aspects of educational inequality in India. There is little coherent understanding of changing patterns of educational inequality, and few clear-cut pointers to ... More


Historical Education for Citizens

Michael Gottlob

in History and Politics in Post-Colonial India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072485
eISBN:
9780199080731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072485.003.0003
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter explores the controversy surrounding history textbooks for school students. The central premise surrounding this controversy was that of national identity. The chapter studies the case ... More


The place of research in teacher education

Gillian Peiser

in Teacher Education In Times of Change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447318538
eISBN:
9781447318569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318538.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter by Gillian Peiser suggests there are two main aspects of research to be considered: research in teacher education and research on teacher education. In relation to the former, the ... More


Who Are Conservative Students?

Amy J. Binder and Kate Wood

in Becoming Right: How Campuses Shape Young Conservatives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145372
eISBN:
9781400844876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145372.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter asks who conservative students are by drawing on two sources. First are the surveys administered by the University of California at Los Angeles's Higher Education Research Institute to ... More


The Federal Challenge to University-Based Education Research in the United States: Turning Research into Policy and Practice

Sarah A. Mason

in The impact of research in education: An international perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306207
eISBN:
9781447310990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306207.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter explores the current environment for education research in the United States and the ways in which recent changes in the national policy framework, resources, infrastructure and roles ... More


The nature of the evidence assembled

Stephen Gorard

in Education Policy: Evidence of Equity and Effectiveness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447342144
eISBN:
9781447342212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447342144.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter discusses the conduct of education research, as well as some methodological innovations that have been proposed and used. A simple general approach to research is described; including a ... More


Receptivity Curves: Educational Research and the Flow of Ideas

Jerry A. Jacobs

in In Defense of Disciplines: Interdisciplinarity and Specialization in the Research University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226069296
eISBN:
9780226069463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226069463.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Chapter 6 builds on the ideas developed in Chapter 5 by considering the timing of intellectual exchanges. The idea of an intellectual delay is specified by mapping out “receptivity curves,” that ... More


Introduction and Overview

Jie Qi and Ben Levin

in The impact of research in education: An international perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306207
eISBN:
9781447310990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306207.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter introduces the book and the idea of ‘mobilising’ research knowledge in education. It outlines the focus of the chapters and the commonality between them. It then looks at the ... More


Knowledge Mobilisation and Education Policy Making in China

Chengwen Hong, Leiyu Mo, Yan Meng, Yipeng Tang, Xianming Xia, and Yijuan He

in The impact of research in education: An international perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306207
eISBN:
9781447310990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306207.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter uses knowledge mobilisation (KM) to look at issues in education in the People's Republic of China. The first part provides background about the Chinese education system, research ... More


The Coexistence of Nationalism and Cosmopolitanism, 1997–2015

Hiro Saito

in The History Problem: The Politics of War Commemoration in East Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824856748
eISBN:
9780824873714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856748.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Between 1997 and 2015, the history problem became more complex due to changes in both domestic and international situations of the three countries. The LDP returned to power, but it had to form a ... More


The Role of Historians in the History Problem

Hiro Saito

in The History Problem: The Politics of War Commemoration in East Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824856748
eISBN:
9780824873714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856748.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

Historians’ critical reflections are indispensable for reassessing the Tokyo Trial and resolving the history problem. Recently, these critical reflections have multiplied in East Asia through joint ... More


The Blitzkrieg That Turned into a Stalemate (Kapil Sibal’s Tenure)

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/9780199474943.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the extraordinary efforts made by Kapil Sibal to reform almost every aspect of education, and his refreshing courage in advocating polices shunned by the political class such ... More


Introduction: Valuing the Undervalued—Researching Teaching and Learning in Archaeology

Hannah Cobb and Karina Croucher

in Assembling Archaeology: Teaching, Practice, and Research

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198784258
eISBN:
9780191888700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784258.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter introduces the context of research, teaching, learning, practice, and pedagogy in archaeology, connecting this with changing trends in global higher education, and demonstrating how ... More


From Assessing Knowledge to Assessing Performance: GTA Programs, Medical Education Research, and Technologies of Affect

Kelly Underman

in Feeling Medicine: How the Pelvic Exam Shapes Medical Training

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479897780
eISBN:
9781479836338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897780.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter proposes that GTA programs are part of a larger trend in which medical education expanded its control over the professional socialization of medical students through an increasing array ... More


Reform Impulses in a Bipolar Government

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/9780199474943.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the far reaching changes as a result of which the Indian education system ceased to be almost exclusively public funded and closed system, how these far reaching changes were ... More


Reflections on the Mobilisation of Education Research

Sandra Nutley

in The impact of research in education: An international perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306207
eISBN:
9781447310990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306207.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The final chapter reflects on the key issues to emerge from earlier chapters, drawing on the work of the Research Unit for Research Utilisation based at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. It ... More


One Belt One Road: An Opportunity for Chinese Engineering Education to Go Global?

Jiabin Zhu, Guoyang Zhang, and Yaxin Huang

in China and Europe on the New Silk Road: Connecting Universities Across Eurasia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198853022
eISBN:
9780191887420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853022.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Political Economy

In the context of the One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative, Chinese engineering education has encountered new opportunities and possible challenges. This chapter starts with a synthesis of the ... More


Total Confinement, Psychological Jurisprudence, and Transformative Habits of Character: “Almost a Revolution”

Bruce A. Arrigo, Heather Y. Bersot, and Brian G. Sellers

in The Ethics of Total Confinement: A Critique of Madness, Citizenship, and Social Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195372212
eISBN:
9780199897247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372212.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The Conclusion provides a number of suggestive remarks that signal a next direction (the “awaiting revolution”) in psychological jurisprudence. This direction principally consists of four ... More


Moving the Field Forward: A Strategic Framework to Develop Health Research among MSM Communities

Ron Stall, Ronald O. Valdiserri, and Richard J. Wolitski

in Unequal Opportunity: Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301533
eISBN:
9780199863815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301533.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides an overview of how best to move the field of health research among gay and bisexual men forward. It starts with a description of “generations” of research, i.e., research at the ... More


Young people and contradictions of inclusion: Towards Integrated Transition Policies in Europe

Andreu Lopez Blasco, Wallace McNeish, and Andreas Walther (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345547
eISBN:
9781447304357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345547.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Using a biographical approach, this book integrates the perspectives of social policy, sociology, youth and transition research, and education and labour-market research. It compares policy and ... More


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