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Claxton, David – Quest, 2012
This paper, which was given as the Dudley Allen Sargent lecture at the 2012 conference of the National Association for Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education, discusses the politics of physical education. It examines how both national politics and local/campus politics affect the discipline. Drawing from the history of national…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Autobiographies, Politics of Education, Public Relations
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Kapoor, Dip – Canadian Journal of Action Research, 2020
British colonization initiated colonial capitalist dispossession of Adivasi-Dalit-Nontribal Forest Dwellers (ADNTFD) in India. Post-independence development continued this trend, accentuated by the neoliberal turn in the early 1990s orchestrated by the then Congress government and intensified by saffron (Hindu nationalist) authoritarian…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Foreign Policy, Forestry, Authoritarianism
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Bartley, Numan V. – History Teacher, 1975
A review of recent research which analyzes voting trends is provided. (DE)
Descriptors: Elections, History, Political Affiliation, Political Science
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Elvander, Nils – Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 1974
The relationship between the Social Democratic Party and the Swedish Trade Union federation is discussed from an historical perspective as well as through an analysis of present and future problems confronting the party-union relationships. Current issues in Swedish politics are also summarized. (MW)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Governmental Structure, History, Labor Relations
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Su, Celina; Muenning, Peter – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2005
This paper examines social entrepreneurship in a Burmese refugee community as it strives to provide primary education to its children. Despite facing discrimination and fearing Thai authorities, our project leaders exemplified social entrepreneurship, most notably building social capital and agency within the refugee community, and surprisingly…
Descriptors: Primary Education, Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Entrepreneurship
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Minkin, Lewis – Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 1974
The article offers an historical overview of the changing social and economic environment in which the English political parties and labor unions have operated, discussing the links between the two groups and the ensuing problems facing the British government. (MW)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Governmental Structure, History, Labor Relations
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Willey, Richard J. – Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 1974
The study focuses on the 16 industrial unions joined together in the German Trade Union Confederation and their relations at the national level to the two major parties of the Federal Republic. Historical background and current socioeconomic issues and problems are topics discussed. (MW)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Governmental Structure, History, Labor Economics
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Nozaki, Yoshiko – International Journal of Educational Research, 2002
In recent years, there has been a good deal of media and academic interest in the ways in which Japanese history textbooks represent Japan's wartime past. However, the discussion has tended to revolve primarily around a number of symbolic textbook issues, such as government censorship of the term "aggression," without much consideration…
Descriptors: Textbook Content, Textbooks, Public Opinion, Foreign Countries
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Kokab, Rizwan Ullah; Hussain, Mahboob – Bulletin of Education and Research, 2016
Pakistan was bifurcated and Bangladesh emerged as a sovereign state in 1971 after the culmination of a separatist movement that was raised on the basis of Bengali nationalism claimed on ethnic and cultural grounds. Since the pronounced demand as well as well-defined goal of the movement changed from autonomy to the separation only after Pakistan…
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Social Change, Political Attitudes, Nationalism
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Bastel, Heribert; Matzka, Christian; Miklas, Helene – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2010
In Austria, activities for teaching about and remembering the Holocaust have concentrated mainly on National Socialism and its atrocities. Austria's history of political anti-Semitism goes back to the 19th century, however, and has been widely and publicly acknowledged. It has always been linked to nationalistic tendencies that are still present…
Descriptors: Social Systems, Foreign Countries, History Instruction, History
Premfors, Rune I. T. – 1978
One of a series of studies on higher education in different countries, this paper examines political developments in Sweden from 1976 to 1978 and their effects on higher education. In 1976, after 44 consecutive years of rule by the Social Democratic Party (except for about 100 days in 1936), the Liberal Party and the Conservative Party were able…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational History, Educational Policy, Educational Trends
Boston Public Schools, MA. – 1969
GRADES OR AGES: Grades 9-12. SUBJECT MATTER: Communism. ORGANIZATION AND PHYSICAL APPEARANCE: The guide has five units: 1) "Historical Background of Communism," which gives a brief chronology of events from Czarist Russia to the present day and outlines the organization of the government and the Communist party; 2) "Communism in…
Descriptors: Communism, Curriculum Guides, Grade 10, Grade 11
Lieberthal, Kenneth – 1976
The pamphlet reviews political conflict in Peking from spring 1975 through spring 1976. During this period three political groups existed in The People's Republic of China: radicals (populists), moderates (Western-style modernizers), and the military (Chinese equivalent of the Pentagon). Most conflict traditionally occurred between radicals and…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Change Agents, Change Strategies, Conflict
Bjorheim, Lars – 1974
The development of industrial democracy in Norway is traced by the speaker in introducing an international conference on manpower training and development. As a context for the chain of events to be examined, basic information about Norway is presented: population data, the country's democratic tradition, the history of industrial development, the…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, Democracy, Employer Employee Relationship, Foreign Countries
Groennings, Sven, Ed.; Wiley, David S., Ed. – 1990
This book presents a collection of essays in seven academic disciplines on the topic of international perspectives in those academic fields. The disciplines represented are geography, history, political science, sociology, psychology, journalism and mass communication, and philosophy. The book includes the following essays: "Higher Education,…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Geography
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