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Symbiotic Brain Drains: Immigration Reform and the Knowledge Worker Recruitment Act of 1965

Madeline Y. Hsu

in The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164021
eISBN:
9781400866373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164021.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter analyzes immigration reform and the knowledge worker recruitment aspects of the Hart–Celler Act of 1965 to track the intensifying convergence of educational exchange programs, economic ... More


The Particular Case of Children

Colin Shaw

in Deciding What We Watch: Taste, Decency and Media Ethics in the UK and the USA

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159377
eISBN:
9780191673603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159377.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Children watch three distinct kinds of television programmes, even though the words ‘Children's Television’ may be used interchangeably to describe programmes made in order to instruct children, ... More


Adult Education in War and Peace, 1914–1945

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/9780198205753.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the late summers of 1914 and 1939 the Oxford Delegacy found itself planning for a new academic year as war was declared. Peripatetic educational programmes, administratively complex and dependent ... More


Day Care as Education: The Emergence of the Nursery School

Elizabeth Rose

in A Mother's Job: The History of Day Care, 1890–1960

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195111125
eISBN:
9780199854295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111125.003.0005
Subject:
History, Family History

This chapter discusses the introduction of nursery school and how this affected a mother's job of taking care of her children. Nursery schools during that time placed more focus on child development ... More


Black Hospitals and White Philanthropy

Vanessa Northington Gamble

in Making a Place for Ourselves: The Black Hospital Movement, 1920–1945

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078893
eISBN:
9780199853762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078893.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Raising funds was one of the difficulties faced by hospital reformers in their aim to support black hospitals. Given the lack of financial capabilities of the patients and the increasing expense of ... More


Models of Internationalizing Curriculum

Lynne M. Healy and Rosemary J. Link

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0050
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Social workers fulfill multiple roles in the international arena, and the profession has much to contribute to global social policy and programs. Social work educational programs must ensure that ... More


Glasgow and the Urban Challenge

Stewart J. Brown

in Thomas Chalmers and the Godly Commonwealth in Scotland

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192131140
eISBN:
9780191670039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192131140.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

The Church of Scotland in Glasgow remained virtually silent about social suffering and it divisiveness and the breakdown of traditional relationships within the social order. One of the results of ... More


Innovations in Education

Dana Kaminstein and John Child

in Knowledge, Organization, and Management: Building on the Work of Max Boisot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669165
eISBN:
9780191749346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669165.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

Max Boisot left a legacy of educational theory and practice, although it was not a major focus of his writings. Therefore, this chapter attempts to codify some of Max’s innovative approaches to ... More


The Integrative Thinker: A Vision of the High-Value Decision Maker in Postmodern High Capitalism

Mihnea C. Moldoveanu and Roger L. Martin

in The Future of the MBA: Designing the Thinker of the Future

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195340143
eISBN:
9780199851775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340143.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter highlights and argues for a particular conception of the future high-value decision maker, embodying skills and characteristics that make him or her unique from the prototypes for ... More


The New Method

Brinkley Messick

in The Calligraphic State: Textual Domination and History in a Muslim Society

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076051
eISBN:
9780520917828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076051.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents a contemporary Yemeni skit that looks back at the old Quranic school. It then reviews the late-nineteenth-century appearance and later imamic hybridization of “new method” ... More


Practice and Regulation of Professional Psychology in Latin America

Laura Hernández-Guzmán and Juan José Sánchez-Sosa

in Global Promise: Quality Assurance and Accountability in Professional Psychology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195306088
eISBN:
9780199847471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306088.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Even though many Latin American universities date as far back as the 16th century and professions such as law or medicine have been regulated since the beginning of the 20th century, the teaching and ... More


Policy analysis as instruction

Wil Thissen

in Policy analysis in the Netherlands

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447313335
eISBN:
9781447313359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313335.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In response to a need articulated by public agencies, utility companies and consultancies, Delft University of Technology has developed innovative Bachelor’s and Master’s educational training ... More


The Quality of Life in Prisons: Do Educational Programs Reduce In-Prison Conflicts?

María Laura Alzüa, Catherine Rodriguez, and Edgar Villa

in The Economics of Crime: Lessons For and From Latin America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226153742
eISBN:
9780226153766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226153766.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on the role of prisons, which is an area where there are perhaps some of the biggest institutional differences between Latin America and developed countries and there is huge ... More


Education in Prison Reform

Robert A. Ferguson

in Metamorphosis: How to Transform Punishment in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300230833
eISBN:
9780300235296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300230833.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on how advances in education are the ultimate source of improvement, and how it will require a many-tiered coordinated program. Empirical study shows that education makes all the ... More


Guaranteed versus Direct Lending: The Case of Student Loans

Deborah Lucas and Damien Moore

in Measuring and Managing Federal Financial Risk

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226496580
eISBN:
9780226496597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226496597.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The existence of two competing government programs—the Federal Family Educational Loan Program (guaranteed program) and the Federal Direct Loan Program (direct program)—provides a unique opportunity ... More


The Road Ahead

Ira W. Lit

in The Bus Kids: Children's Experiences with Voluntary Desegregation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300105797
eISBN:
9780300153279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300105797.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This concluding chapter emphasizes the importance of the examination of the experiences of students participating in the Cranford Program. It argues that friendships, social connections, cultural ... More


Political Factionalism and Multicultural Education, 1917–1927

Daniel Katz

in All Together Different: Yiddish Socialists, Garment Workers, and the Labor Roots of Multiculturalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748367
eISBN:
9780814763674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748367.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the elements of Yiddishism that underpinned the ideology of Jewish radicalism through World War I and survived the crisis on the Left that was precipitated by the Russian ... More


Shakespeare and Black Women’s Clubs

Katherine West Scheil

in She Hath Been Reading: Women and Shakespeare Clubs in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450426
eISBN:
9780801464225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450426.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter shows how numerous black club women across the country claimed Shakespeare for their own educational and social agendas. These women saw knowledge of Shakespeare as a way to attain ... More


Does Horizontal Differentiation Make Any Difference?: Heterogeneity of Educational Degrees and Labor Market Entry in Poland

Anna Baranowska

in Making the Transition: Education and Labor Market Entry in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775908
eISBN:
9780804778954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775908.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses the influence of level and type of education on the labor market outcomes of graduates in Poland. It focuses on variation of youth labor market outcomes corresponding to ... More


Delinquency and Daycare

David R. Katner

in Justice for Kids: Keeping Kids Out of the Juvenile Justice System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814721377
eISBN:
9780814721384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814721377.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the importance of quality daycare, including after-school programs through high school, for children. More specifically, it considers the relationship between daycare and ... More


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