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The Rise of Academic Innovationism

Steven Brint

in Two Cheers for Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182667
eISBN:
9780691184890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182667.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter discusses the analytical contrast between the two systems for organizing research and education, the system of academic professionalism and the system of academic innovationism. Under ... More


Johan Hjerpe and the culture of Enlightenment

in Back to Modern Reason: Johan Hjerpe and Other Petit Bourgeois in Stockholm in the Age of Enlightenment

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235835
eISBN:
9781846312632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235835.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Enlightenment philosophy is associated with a number of themes, including a secularised deism or atheism, the notion that history will never return to its starting point, and an expanded awareness of ... More


Will China Finally Discover the World?

Jean-Luc Domenach

in China's Uncertain Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152259
eISBN:
9780231526456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152259.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines China's changing relationship with the outside world. From the beginning of the Sino-American dialogue in 1971–1972, the leaders in Beijing have become convinced that ... More


Indians Still: The Nation Endures

James H. Merrell

in The Indians' New World: Catawbas and Their Neighbors from European Contact through the Era of Removal

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834039
eISBN:
9781469600772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807834039.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes how the outside world saw the Catawba Nation in the late eighteenth century as a wasteland, but how the denizens of these depths could hardly have been worse off. On the eve of ... More


Remoteness and Modernity: Transformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan

Shafqat Hussain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300205558
eISBN:
9780300213355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205558.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This groundbreaking book is the first sustained anthropological inquiry into the idea of remote areas. The author examines the surprisingly diverse ways that the people of Hunza, a remote independent ... More


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