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One Man’s Revolution: Robert Maynard Hutchins, 1929–1951

John W. Boyer

in The University of Chicago: A History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226242514
eISBN:
9780226242651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226242651.003.0005
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Perhaps the most controversial chapter in the book explores the career of Robert Maynard Hutchins, who next to Harper was Chicago’s most important President in the Twentieth Century. Hutchins is a ... More


Introduction: Sociology of Education in India—Trajectory, Location, and Concerns

Geetha B. Nambissan and S. Srinivasa Rao

in Sociology of Education in India: Changing Contours and Emerging Concerns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082866
eISBN:
9780199082254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082866.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The Introduction discusses the themes covered by the essays in this volume about the history of the development, the trajectory, location, and contemporary concerns of the sociology of education ... More


National regeneration and the education of the Latin American elites

Michela Coletta

in Decadent Modernity: Civilisation and 'Latinidad' in Spanish America, 1880-1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941312
eISBN:
9781789629040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941312.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Given the essentially cultural connotations of the notion of ‘Latin race’, education was widely perceived as a key tool for bringing about a process of national and regional regeneration. ‘The ... More


Evaluating Education

Ramin Jahanbegloo

in India Revisited: Conversations on Continuity and Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195689440
eISBN:
9780199080342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195689440.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This interview focuses on the education systems in India and an evaluation of these by Krishna Kumar. Beginning with a discussion on the reasons why the Congress-led governments or the BJP were ... More


Conclusion

Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco and Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj

in Educating the Whole Child for the Whole World: The Ross School Model and Education for the Global Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741405
eISBN:
9780814786550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741405.003.0016
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This concluding chapter turns to the notion of the “architectures of care” and makes the case for rethinking education in the era of global interdependence. The idea that the goal of education should ... More


The Experience of Learning

Christopher Cannon

in From Literacy to Literature: England, 1300–1400

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198779438
eISBN:
9780191824562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779438.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, World Literature

Those trained in medieval schools carried their first readings with them all through life, but this knowledge was not only cited later in life but it tended to take on the qualities of an earlier ... More


Jacques Rancière: The Theatrical Paradigm and the Messiness of Democratic Politics

Çiğdem Çidam

in In the Street: Democratic Action, Theatricality, and Political Friendship

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190071684
eISBN:
9780190071714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071684.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

This chapter demonstrates that Rancière’s journey to democratic theory started in the aftermath of May 1968 with his efforts to overcome the problematic transformation of political theory into “a ... More


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