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Educational attainment in the European Union: recent trends in qualification patterns

Walter Müller and Maarten H. J. Wolbers

in Transitions from Education to Work in Europe: The Integration of Youth into EU Labour Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199252473
eISBN:
9780191601958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252475.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Describes the educational qualifications of young people entering European labour markets as the key individual determinant of successful school-to-work transitions. It analyses the institutional and ... More


Religion and Education: Theoretical Foundations

Mohd. Sanjeer Alam

in Religion, Community, and Education: The Case of Rural Bihar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076940
eISBN:
9780199080946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076940.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The question of what explains relative educational backwardness among the Muslim communities of India has remained a puzzle. Is it Islamic theology that prevents the Muslims from taking advantage of ... More


Developments and Achievements in Education

Patricia Londoño-Vega

in Religion, Society, and Culture in Colombia: Medellín and Antioquia, 1850-1930

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199249534
eISBN:
9780191719318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249534.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter begins by discussing the developments and achievements in education during the late 19th century and in the early decades of the 20th on a national scale in Antioquia. It also presents ... More


Relationship of Interdisciplinarity to Cooperative Behavior

Heinrich Parthey

in International Research Management

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195062526
eISBN:
9780199854905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195062526.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

In order to establish the correlation between interdisciplinary approach and cooperation, the authors devised a questionnaire and sent a copy to three educational organizations. Collaborative and ... More


Leadership: Theological Sources

James L. Heft S.M.

in Catholic High Schools: Facing the New Realities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199796656
eISBN:
9780199919352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796656.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the theological foundations of leadership in Catholic schools. The Christian tradition offers valuable wisdom for leaders of Christian educational institutions. It reminds ... More


Good Citizens: Religion and Educational Institutions

Ronojoy Sen

in Articles of Faith: Religion, Secularism, and the Indian Supreme Court

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063803
eISBN:
9780199080168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063803.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the Supreme Court's interpretation of Articles 28–30 of the Indian constitution. Article 28 prohibits religious instruction in state-run educational institutions in India. In ... More


The Dynamism of Indicators *

Wendy Nelson Espeland and Michael Sauder

in Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199658244
eISBN:
9780199949915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the ‘dynamism’ of indicators, which depends on several factors. It describes ‘successful’ indicators as authoritative or significant, since they gather networks of ... More


From Equity to Preferential Equity

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/9780199474943.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes at great length the extension of reservations (quotas) to Other Backward Classes (OBCs), by far the most important and most controversial initiative during Arjun Singh’s second ... More


War, Ottoman Officials, and Western Institutions

Fatma Müge Göçek

in Rise of the Bourgeoisie, Demise of Empire: Ottoman Westernization and Social Change

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195099256
eISBN:
9780199854547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099256.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter traces the effects on the Ottoman social structure of its continuous state of war during the 18th and 19th centuries. The process through which the households of the officials ... More


The End of the Tradition: Oxford and Adult Education since 1945

Lawrence Goldman

in Dons and Workers: Oxford and Adult Education since 1850

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205753
eISBN:
9780191676765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205753.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Writing the history of university adult education after 1945 is considerably more difficult than doing it for any preceding period. In recent decades the ideals of the movement have become less ... More


Competition, Schools, and Qenneshre

Jack Tannous

in The Making of the Medieval Middle East

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179094
eISBN:
9780691184166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179094.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter addresses another aspect of the world after Chalcedon, the spread of Christian schools, considering the intense confessional competition driving their creation. The rivalries underlying ... More


Education

Steven M. Lowenstein

in Jewish Daily Life in Germany, 1618-1945

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195171648
eISBN:
9780199871346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171648.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter shows that virtually every German Jew born in the second and third quarters of the 19th century received an elementary German education and could read and write German. Advanced Talmudic ... More


Indigenous Education in Global and Historical Perspective

in Uncommon Schools: The Global Rise of Postsecondary Institutions for Indigenous Peoples

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772105
eISBN:
9780804779074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772105.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses the historical patterns in the higher education of indigenous peoples. It describes the recent developments in international law that recognize the right of indigenous peoples ... More


Minorities and Minority Institutions

O. Chinnappa Reddy

in The Court and the Constitution of India: Summit and Shallows

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198066286
eISBN:
9780199081462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198066286.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Supreme Court of India has always done its best to offer to the minorities the guarantees provided by the Constitution. The Constitution affords the country's minorities ample safeguards for the ... More


Extraordinary Mediocrity

Alex Posecznick

in Selling Hope and College: Merit, Markets, and Recruitment in an Unranked School

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501707582
eISBN:
9781501708404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707582.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter presents a historical analysis of the American culture of meritocracy as manifested in education. Merit is most often understood as being a personal matter, as existing in individual ... More


Minorities against English Studies: The 1930s

David Johnson

in Shakespeare and South Africa

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183150
eISBN:
9780191673955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183150.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter shows that the figure of the Victorian gentleman critic casts a long shadow over English criticism in the twentieth century, and that all critics writing after World War I define ... More


Epilogue

Charles Dorn

in For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801452345
eISBN:
9781501712616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452345.003.0012
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This epilogue argues that by the beginning of the twenty-first century, a social ethos of affluence dominated American higher education—a transformation that has hardly gone unnoticed. Most recently, ... More


Hail to Thee, O Alma Mater: Considering the Archaeology of Academia

RUSSELL K. SKOWRONEK

in Beneath the Ivory Tower: The Archaeology of Academia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034225
eISBN:
9780813039602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034225.003.0015
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The archaeology of academia is not new. For decades both faculty and cultural resource management archaeologists have endeavored to reveal and salvage the ephemeral traces of these educational ... More


Disability and the Private Sector

Jayna Kothari

in The Future of Disability Law in India: A Critical Analysis of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act 1995

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077626
eISBN:
9780199080960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077626.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter deals with disability issue in the private sector which has been completely left out of the purview of the Persons with Disabilities (PWD) Act in India. It analyses the horizontal ... More


The Gendered Roots of American Higher Education

Deondra Rose

in Citizenship By Degree: U.S. Higher Education Policy and the Changing Gender Dynamics of American Citizenship

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190650940
eISBN:
9780190867300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190650940.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter analyzes the history of women’s participation in American higher education and the federal government’s historical role in shaping who has access to it. Higher educational institutions ... More


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