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Promoting Christian Knowledge

David Albert Jones

in The Clerical Profession in the Long Eighteenth Century, 1680-1840

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199213009
eISBN:
9780191707179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213009.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter investigates the third key role of clergy: to teach and deepen people's knowledge about the Christian faith. It explores the evidence for the clergy's activity in instructing children in ... More


The Inheritances of a New Elite Private School

Michelle A. Purdy

in Transforming the Elite: Black Students and the Desegregation of Private Schools

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643496
eISBN:
9781469643519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643496.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter chronicles how early decisions by Dr. William Pressly, founding president of Westminster, and other private school leaders began to blur the boundaries between public and private. ... More


Introduction

Michelle A. Purdy

in Transforming the Elite: Black Students and the Desegregation of Private Schools

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643496
eISBN:
9781469643519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643496.003.0100
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the book’s central arguments. This book contends that the lines between public and private blurred as private schools became focal points of policy and spaces to avoid public ... More


Socialization Through Education The Mexican Way

Roderic Ai Camp

in Mexico's Mandarins: Crafting a Power Elite for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233430
eISBN:
9780520936386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233430.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes the role of mentors in national education and education's important influence on power elite values and attitudes. In Mexico, there are substantial differences in the ... More


Education

Caitriona Clear

in Social Change and Everyday Life in Ireland, 1850-1922

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074370
eISBN:
9781781700693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074370.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

In the years 1850–1922, the National School existed, as did other primary schools not controlled by the State, but secondary schools evolved only slowly in the early years of the twentieth century in ... More


Reforming Islamic Education in Malaysia Doctrine or Dialogue?

Richard G. Kraince

in Making Modern Muslims: The Politics of Islamic Education in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832803
eISBN:
9780824868970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832803.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explains some of the changes taking place in Malaysia's Islamic education sector and describes the issues that have emerged as Islamic schooling has been transformed into a more ... More


Los Angeles and New York City Schools

Julia Wrigley

in New York and Los Angeles: The Uncertain Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199778386
eISBN:
9780199332588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778386.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the public school systems of Los Angeles and New York. The huge public school systems of New York and Los Angeles rank first and second in the nation in size, with New York ... More


The abused child?

Moira Maguire

in Precarious Childhood in Post-Independence Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080814
eISBN:
9781781702604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080814.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter investigates the physical and sexual violence to which children were subjected in twentieth-century Ireland. The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC), in spite ... More


Building an Integrated School

Pamela Grundy

in Color and Character: West Charlotte High and the American Struggle over Educational Equality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469636078
eISBN:
9781469636092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636078.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Traces the work done by West Charlotte's veteran African American teachers and staff members to mentor younger white teachers and administrators, and to ensure that the school's African American ... More


Constructing Ballet Schools, Extending the Revolution

Toba Singer

in Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044026
eISBN:
9780813046259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044026.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Dance

Flowering of new Cuban choreography brings 80 new works into repertoire in 15 years, ballet instruction is reorganized, National School of the Arts, under Fernando’s direction, is inaugurated, and ... More


Quality Assessment in Higher Education through Accreditation

Paul D. Nelson, Cynthia D. Belar, Catherine L. Grus, and Susan Zlotlow

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/9780195306088.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

There has been centuries of ongoing debate derived from potential conflicts between clinical and scientific graduate values, of external standards and need for independence among graduate ... More


Ramona de Sáa

Toba Singer

in Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044026
eISBN:
9780813046259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044026.003.0025
Subject:
Music, Dance

Ramona de Sáa, as director of the Academy, discusses how the methodology developed over the years and how the curriculum is assayed by the teachers to assure that there is uniformity, how to create ... More


The Political Economy of Irish School Books

Patrick Walsh

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume V: The Irish Book in English, 1891-2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199249114
eISBN:
9780191803383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199249114.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the political economy of school books in twentieth-century Ireland. It looks at the independent tradition of publishing Irish educational books and their evolution under British ... More


Law, History, and the Social Sciences: Intellectual Traditions of Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-century Europe

Joshua Getzler

in Law and History: Current legal Issues 2003 Volume 6

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199264148
eISBN:
9780191698910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264148.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter describes and analyses the historiography of law and the economy in Europe in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. There are two narrowing tendencies currently at work in legal and ... More


Responding to neoliberal diets: School meal programmes in Brazil and Canada

Estevan Leopoldo de Freitas Coca and Ricardo César Barbosa Júnior

in A Handbook of Food Crime: Immoral and Illegal Practices in the Food Industry and What to Do About Them

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336013
eISBN:
9781447336051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336013.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter identifies school meal programs in Brazil and Canada as sustainable alternatives to some of the harms caused by the dominance large corporations exert on the global food system. It ... More


Separate and Unequal

Pamela Grundy

in Color and Character: West Charlotte High and the American Struggle over Educational Equality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469636078
eISBN:
9781469636092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636078.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Traces the rise of the "corporate reform" approach to school improvement, which involved increased testing and analysis of test data, an intensive focus on separating "good" from "bad" teachers, and ... More


Azari Plisetsky

Toba Singer

in Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044026
eISBN:
9780813046259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044026.003.0024
Subject:
Music, Dance

Azari Plisetsky, from a family of Russian actors and dancers who danced with the Bolshoi, joined the BNC after the Alonsos toured the Soviet Union and requested that a dancer from there join the ... More


The Educational Tide Turns

Laurie O’Higgins

in The Irish Classical Self: Poets and Poor Scholars in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198767107
eISBN:
9780191821295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767107.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter places classical hedge schools in the context of the momentous educational reforms of the early ninteenth century, amid the tumult of the so-called Second Reformation. These reforms ... More


The History of Food and Public Health

Emily Contois and Anastasia Day

in Food and Public Health: A Practical Introduction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190626686
eISBN:
9780190626716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190626686.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Economic, political, and social changes prompted the evolution of our current food system. Studying the historical context of these changes helps us to better understand and devise nutrition policy ... More


A Letter from Beagh

Breandán Mac Suibhne

in The End of Outrage: Post-Famine Adjustment in Rural Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198738619
eISBN:
9780191801884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738619.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

In March 1856, schoolmaster Patrick McGlynn wrote to magistrate Daniel J. Cruise, offering to betray the Molly Maguires, a secret society responsible for a decade of ‘outrages’—violence and ... More


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