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Revolt 1968–75

A. H. Halsey

in A History of Sociology in Britain: Science, Literature, and Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266609
eISBN:
9780191601019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266603.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Between the Robbinsian expansion of the 1960s and the restrictions of the 1980s there was, among other social dramas, a period of student rebellion, imported largely from California and France. ... More


Oxford and Dublin

Mike Higton

in A Theology of Higher Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199643929
eISBN:
9780191738845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643929.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

In The Idea of a University, Newman defended the idea of an exclusively Catholic university, secured over against secular or religiously plural forces, and his account relies upon a distinction ... More


Berlin

Mike Higton

in A Theology of Higher Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199643929
eISBN:
9780191738845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643929.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter, on the University of Berlin, argues that the Wissenschaftsideologie that surrounded the new university’s creation was, in part, an attempted repair of the broken and disputatious world ... More


Conclusion

Mike Higton

in A Theology of Higher Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199643929
eISBN:
9780191738845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643929.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

The conclusion reflects on two limits to the argument of the book. First, it notes that a secular and religiously plural university is not, and should not be, the church. It asks what role explicitly ... More


Introduction

Mike Higton

in A Theology of Higher Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199643929
eISBN:
9780191738845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643929.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

The introductions sets out the context for the book – in the author’s own experience of leadership in higher education, and against the background of recent changes in higher education policy and ... More


A Theology of Higher Education

Mike Higton

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199643929
eISBN:
9780191738845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643929.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This book provides a constructive critique of Higher Education policy and practice in the UK, the US and beyond, from the standpoint of Christian theology. It focuses on the role universities can and ... More


The Negotiable University

Mike Higton

in A Theology of Higher Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199643929
eISBN:
9780191738845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643929.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that the university’s internal argument about its own practices and policies can and should take the form of a secular and religiously plural debate. It argues that the university ... More


Historical (Mis)understandings of The Idea of a University

Colin Barr

in Receptions of Newman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199687589
eISBN:
9780191767166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687589.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

The Idea of a University has been and remains a key text in the philosophy of higher education, especially among those who promote the liberal arts. Published in multiple editions in many languages, ... More


Newman’s Circle of Knowledge and Curriculum Wholeness in The Idea of a University

John Sullivan

in Receptions of Newman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199687589
eISBN:
9780191767166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687589.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores one central theme in John Henry Newman’s The Idea of a University: the need for comprehensiveness in a university curriculum, giving priority to a sense of the whole, and unity ... More


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