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Hitler's Army: Soldiers, Nazis, and War in the Third Reich

Omer Bartov

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195079036
eISBN:
9780199854455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195079036.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This study shows that the Wehrmacht was systematically involved in atrocities against the civilian population on the Eastern Front. Including quotes from letters, diaries, and military reports, this ... More


Putting Islam to Work: Education, Politics, and Religious Transformation in Egypt

Gregory Starrett

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520209268
eISBN:
9780520919303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520209268.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

The development of mass education and the mass media have transformed the Islamic tradition in contemporary Egypt and the wider Muslim world. This book focuses on the historical interplay of power ... More


Women and the Saintly Ideal

Stephen Haliczer

in Between Exaltation and Infamy: Female Mystics in the Golden Age of Spain

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148633
eISBN:
9780199869923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148630.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In response to fears of heterodoxy arising from Protestant, Jewish, and Islamic influences, the Spanish Counter‐Reformation sought, through education and indoctrination, to create a new vernacular ... More


‘Schuldig, Keiner Schuld Bewußt?’: 1 The Fallen Child

Debbie Pinfold

in The Child’s View of the Third Reich in German Literature: The Eye Among the Blind

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245659
eISBN:
9780191697487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245659.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The concept of a fallen child depicts how a child can be corrupted without necessarily incurring guilt and how far a child’s ‘guilt’ is determined by subjective adult attitudes. In discussing the ... More


Tale II: Commute

Mona Abaza

in Cairo Collages: Everyday Life Practices after the Event

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526145116
eISBN:
9781526152114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145123.00007
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 2 narrates the personal meanderings and wanderings and descriptions of billboards advertising massive real-estate projects of compounds and gated communities along the commute to the Eastern ... More


Problems

Warren A. Nord

in Does God Make a Difference?: Taking Religion Seriously in Our Schools and Universities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199766888
eISBN:
9780199895038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766888.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that there are three related potential problems with how religion is treated in the curricula of public schools and universities. First, education leaves students religiously ... More


The Distortion of Reality

Omer Bartov

in Hitler's Army: Soldiers, Nazis, and War in the Third Reich

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195079036
eISBN:
9780199854455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195079036.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter presents how the troops' perception of reality and understanding of their actions was distorted by the conditions and circumstances of their existence. The extent to which Nazi ideology ... More


Conclusions

Warren A. Nord

in Does God Make a Difference?: Taking Religion Seriously in Our Schools and Universities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199766888
eISBN:
9780199895038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766888.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter summarizes the book's arguments and presents some concluding thoughts. Education in public schools and universities leaves students ignorant of religion. More problematic for ... More


Religion in State Education

Roger Trigg

in Religion in Public Life: Must Faith Be Privatized?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543670
eISBN:
9780191701313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543670.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter is divided into the following sections: should religion be taught?; indoctrination or self-development?; celebrating diversity; the role of tradition; and Australian individualism. The ... More


Teaching Loyalty

George P. Fletcher

in Loyalty: An Essay on the Morality of Relationships

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195098327
eISBN:
9780199852901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098327.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter proposes that a revised version of the Pledge of Allegiance be recited in the classroom as a ritual expression of loyalty and a means for instilling patriotism. Sanctions should not be ... More


Christianity and Politics in Post-Soviet Lithuania: Between Totalitarian Experience and Democracy

Nerija Putinaitė

in Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

For fifty years, the Soviet ideological apparatus sought to erase the influence of Christianity from the Lithuanian people. Putinaitė outlines two ways this policy was pursued: by stressing Marx’s ... More


The Realpolitik of Race and Gender

Benjamin Ginsberg

in The Fall of the Faculty: The Rise of the All-Administrative University and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199782444
eISBN:
9780197563151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199782444.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

It is Certainly no secret that professors tend to have liberal political orientations. Most academics, especially but not exclusively those in the humanities and ... More


The Marines at Kangyee

S. P. MacKenzie

in British Prisoners of the Korean War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656028
eISBN:
9780191744624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656028.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter examines the initial Chinese efforts to convert their first British captives, a group of junior Royal Marines, in the winter of 1950-51 at Camp 10, through a mixture of indoctrination ... More


The Ulsters at Pyoktong

S. P. MacKenzie

in British Prisoners of the Korean War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656028
eISBN:
9780191744624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656028.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter deals with the second, larger group of British prisoners taken by the Chinese at the start of 1951, mostly from the Royal Ulster Rifles. Attention is paid to the effects of the grueling ... More


Officers at Pinchon-ni and NCOs at Kuuptong

S. P. MacKenzie

in British Prisoners of the Korean War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656028
eISBN:
9780191744624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656028.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter chronicles the efforts to resist indoctrination and generally make life difficult for the Chinese in the camps (Camp 2, Branch 1 and Camp 4) to which the Chinese sent first the officers ... More


‘What are little boys made of?’: Constructing Soviet social identity

Olga Kucherenko

in Little Soldiers: How Soviet Children Went to War, 1941-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199585557
eISBN:
9780191725043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585557.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

This chapter investigates the work of various agents of socialization, namely family, school, youth organizations, the mass media, and celebrities, as they attempted to forge an identity that would ... More


Education's Epistemology: Rationality, Diversity, and Critical Thinking

Harvey Siegel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190682675
eISBN:
9780190682705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190682675.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This collection extends and further defends the “reasons conception” of critical thinking that Harvey Siegel has articulated and defended over the last three-plus decades. This conception analyzes ... More


Conclusion

Kristina DuRocher

in Raising Racists: The Socialization of White Children in the Jim Crow South

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130019
eISBN:
9780813135571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130019.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

During the Jim Crow era, white southerners struggled to maintain cultural, political, and economic control as African Americans and reformers began to gain ground in their fight to eliminate ... More


A Conclusion and Two Voices from the Other Side

Stanley Fish

in Save the World on Your Own Time

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195369021
eISBN:
9780197563243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195369021.003.0011
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

In conclusion, let me summarize my argument and the entailments it implies. The grounding proposition is that both the coherence and the value of a task depend on its ... More


“A Space within the Revolution”: Religious Cubans and the Secular State

CHRISTINE AYORINDE

in The Changing Dynamic of Cuban Civil Society

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031927
eISBN:
9780813038513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031927.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the removal of religious intolerance in Cuba during the 1990s. This removal was the result of a rethinking of the Cuban revolutionary project that followed the collapse of the ... More


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