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Roadblocks at the High End: The Role of Caste in Postuniversity Employment

Katherine S. Newman and Ashwini Deshpande

in Discrimination in an Unequal World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199732166
eISBN:
9780199866144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732166.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the ways in which caste in India shapes the experience of students in elite universities. It traces the differential pathways that Dalit and non-Dalit students, from comparable, ... More


William Rainey Harper and the Establishment of the New University, 1892–1906

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/9780226242651.003.0003
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter describes the founding of the new University by William Rainey Harper. It explores the innovative new organization of the University, its curriculum and administrative management, the ... More


Refugee Academics from Chile: WUS‐SPSL Collaboration

Alan Phillips

in In Defence of Learning: The Plight, Persecution, and Placement of Academic Refugees, 1933-1980s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264812
eISBN:
9780191754029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264812.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter describes the author's contacts with the Society for the Protection of Science and Learning (SPSL) in the 1970s when, as the Secretary of the World University of Students (WUS), he ... More


The students: life and opinions

Brian Pullan and Michele Abendstern

in A History of the University of Manchester, 1973–90

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062421
eISBN:
9781781700624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062421.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Attempts at characterising students have usually depended on dubious stereotypes, on images formed around the most vocal, vehement, idealistic, eccentric and badly behaved. In the 1970s, however, the ... More


 Life After Death: An Overview of Contemporary Beliefs for Teachers

Paul Badham

in Teaching Death and Dying

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195335224
eISBN:
9780199868810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335224.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter was originally written as a guide for teachers in Britain responsible for teaching Philosophy of Religion to Advanced Level Students. The “A” Level examination is taken at age 18 in ... More


The students: campaigns and causes

Brian Pullan and Michele Abendstern

in A History of the University of Manchester, 1973–90

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062421
eISBN:
9781781700624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062421.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Stern critics accused the radical students of the 1970s of trying to carry on the 1960s by the same means. Raucous pickets, disrupted meetings and occupations of administrators' offices still ... More


Resistance to Opium as a Social Evil in Wartime China

Mark S. Eykholt

in Opium Regimes: China, Britain, and Japan, 1839-1952

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220096
eISBN:
9780520924499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220096.003.0067
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the dramatic public incident in the opium tug-of-war: the anti-opium movement that broke out in the streets of Nanjing in December 1943. It narrates how university students took ... More


Student culture in the 1980s

Brian Pullan and Michele Abendstern

in A History of the University of Manchester, 1973–90

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062421
eISBN:
9781781700624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062421.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the late 1980s the students at Manchester had come to distrust the gesture politics and rituals of left-wing protest, partly, perhaps, because they offered no solution to the practical and ... More


The Junior Members, 1900–1990: A Profile

Daniel I. Greenstein

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VIII: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229742
eISBN:
9780191678912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229742.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the growth in the number of students or junior members of the University of Oxford from 1900 to 1990. During this period the annual number of men and women matriculating as ... More


Self-Protection Against Crime Victimization

in Criminals and Victims

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762526
eISBN:
9780804777599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762526.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

As a means of preventing crime victimization, people engage in various forms of self-protection. This chapter presents an empirical analysis of self-protection behavior using data on U.S. university ... More


“All In” for Composition Education: Opportunities and Challenges for Pre-Service Music Teacher Curricula

John W. Richmond

in Composing our Future: Preparing Music Educators to Teach Composition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199832286
eISBN:
9780199979806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199832286.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Psychology of Music

Music education programs are just now beginning to wrestle with the idea of allowing music education majors to declare composition as their area of applied focus. This chapter describes the first ... More


The Brothers Gandulfo: July 19, 1920

Raymond B. Craib

in The Cry of the Renegade: Politics and Poetry in Interwar Chile

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190241353
eISBN:
9780190241384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190241353.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History, History of Ideas

Chapter 2 picks up the narrative of what happened in Santiago between July 19 and July 27, 1920. The focus here is on university students and their experiences in the city and the alliances they ... More


The Sterling-Terman Era

in Stanford in Turmoil: Campus Unrest, 1966–1972

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760799
eISBN:
9780804771016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760799.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the early 1960s, Stanford University was a peaceful, rural campus known as “the Farm,” in reference to the place where trotting horses were raised by its founder, Senator Leland Stanford. The ... More


A Certain Man

Marc L. Moskowitz

in Go Nation: Chinese Masculinities and the Game of Weiqi in China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520276314
eISBN:
9780520956933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276314.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Weiqi is thought to attract a particular kind of man and, in turn, to train that person to become certain—to address the world with confidence and to fearlessly rely on one’s intellect to overcome ... More


Taking Charge in North Carolina

Richard A. Rosen and Joseph Mosnier

in Julius Chambers: A Life in the Legal Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469628547
eISBN:
9781469628561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628547.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes the role of Chambers's law practice and law firm as a locus and focal point of the African American struggle for racial equality in North Carolina from the mid-1960s onward. ... More


Young people and mental health: when ICT becomes a tool of participation in public health in Finland

Granholm Camilla

in Youth participation in Europe: Beyond discourses, practices and realities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300182
eISBN:
9781447307792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300182.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter gives an insight in how participation through ICT and particularly the Internet can and is used for maintaining and promoting mental well-being by young people in Finland. The focus is ... More


The Chancellor, the Slave, and the Student

Alfred L. Brophy

in University, Court, and Slave: Proslavery Academic Thought and Southern Jurisprudence, 1831–1861

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199964239
eISBN:
9780190625931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964239.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

In 1858, a University of Mississippi student assaulted one of the slaves owned by F.A. P. Barnard, the university’s chancellor. Barnard then expelled the student. But the student complained that ... More


Cheaters, Cheaters Everywhere

Jason Brennan and Phillip Magness

in Cracks in the Ivory Tower: The Moral Mess of Higher Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190846282
eISBN:
9780190932824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190846282.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the issue of student cheating. Student cheating is widespread—most cheat a little, and some cheat a lot. Thanks to social desirability bias, surveys give a lower bound on how ... More


The Study

James C. Oleson

in Criminal Genius: A Portrait of High-IQ Offenders

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520282414
eISBN:
9780520958098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282414.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Little is known about high-IQ criminals because they are statistically rare. Only 2 percent of the general population has an IQ score of over 130 and only one in two thousand possesses an IQ of over ... More


El Maestro de Maestros, the Father of Cuban Ballet

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/9780813044026.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Dance

The company tours Latin America, runs out of money and is rescued by student federations in Puerto Rico and Cuba. Financial problems arise again with Pro-Arte, and the Cuban student federation raises ... More


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