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Lange, Matthew – Cambridge University Press, 2011
In "Educations in Ethnic Violence", Matthew Lange explores the effects education has on ethnic violence. Lange contradicts the widely-held belief that education promotes peace and tolerance. Rather, Lange finds that education commonly contributes to aggression, especially in environments with ethnic divisions, limited resources, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Statistical Analysis, Politics of Education, Violence
Eberts, Randall W., Ed.; O'Leary, Christopher J., Ed.; Wandner, Stephen A., Ed. – 2002
This document contains 13 papers on targeting employment services. The following papers are included: "Targeting Employment Services under the Workforce Investment Act" (Stephen A. Wandner); "Predicting the Exhaustion of Unemployment Compensation" (Robert B. Olsen, Marisa Kelso, Paul T. Decker, Daniel H. Klepinger);…
Descriptors: Client Characteristics (Human Services), Counseling Services, Decision Making, Delivery Systems
Smart, John C., Ed. – 1996
This volume contains 10 papers on higher education theory and research. "Variation Among Academic Disciplines: Analytical Frameworks and Research" (John M. Braxton and Lowell L. Hargens) reviews work on disciplinary differences and proposed conceptual schemes for explaining these differences. "Public Policy and Public Trust: The Use…
Descriptors: College Administration, College Outcomes Assessment, Doctoral Programs, Educational Finance
Epstein, Joyce Levy, Ed. – 1981
This is a collection of articles about student attitudes toward schools. Articles include: (1) a foreward by Philip W. Jackson; (2) "Patterns of Classroom Participation, Student Attitudes, and Achievements," and "Developing a Research Agenda on the Quality of School Life(QSL)," by Joyce L. Epstein; (3) "QSL School Problem…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Educational Improvement, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education
Watson, Cicely – 1976
The basis for this report is a large research project undertaken by The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) for the Ontario Ministry of Education from July 1974 through December 1975. It also uses evidence from two earlier small studies of OISE, from the academic years 1972-73 and 1973-74. The project was designed to be the main…
Descriptors: Databases, Dropout Characteristics, Dropout Rate, Dropout Research