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Dynamic Disciplines

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/9780226069463.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

Chapter 3 presents an institutional theory of academic disciplines that emphasizes the vibrant forces for innovation at work within disciplinary contexts. Discussions of interdisciplinarity generally ... More


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in Anthropology at War: World War I and the Science of Race in Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226222677
eISBN:
9780226222691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226222691.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

Anthropology was still in its youth as an established area of study when the war broke out in 1914. The discipline, which claimed to be pursuing the “science of man,” began to take formal ... More


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