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Bal, Mehmet Suat – Educational Research and Reviews, 2011
The goal of this study is to analyze the 10th grade high school students' misconceptions related to the sense of ruling in the Ottoman State during the absolutist and constitutional periods and to investigate the causes of these misconceptions. The data were collected through eight open-ended questions related to the concepts of absolutism and…
Descriptors: Grade 10, Misconceptions, High School Students, History Instruction
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van Gijlswijk, Dick – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
The declining economy of the Dutch Republic obliged city governments in the eighteenth century to take measures to undo the effects of the social deterioration. They therefore founded schools for the poor and sometimes gave full financial support. After 1795, the Batavian Revolution proclaimed that primary education was a state affair, but after a…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Educational History, Financial Support, Economic Factors
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Lee, Youngsu; Heinze, Timothy; Donoho, Casey; Fournier, Christophe; Jalal, Ahamed A. F. M.; Cohen, David; Hennebichler, Eike – Journal of Marketing Education, 2018
While international demand for sales positions is growing, negative sales stereotypes, partially fueled by ethical abuses in the sales arena, are prevalent and may dissuade students from pursuing sales careers. To help combat the situation globally, educators must develop and utilize effective sales ethics pedagogies. The first step involves…
Descriptors: Ethics, Gender Differences, Moral Values, Teaching Methods
Schwartz, Thomas A. – 1979
The absolutist approach to the First Amendment of the United States Constitution--argued for many years by Supreme Court Justices Hugo L. Black and William O. Douglas--is regarded as the most libertarian interpretation by most mass communication law students. However, the two justices found agreement difficult in some First Amendment cases,…
Descriptors: Constitutional Law, Court Role, Freedom of Speech, Journalism
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Cramer, Robert J.; Miller, Audrey K.; Amacker, Amanda M.; Burks, Alixandra C. – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2013
Research has indicated that people who are more open to novel and diverse experiences express less prejudicial views concerning minority group members. The openness-prejudice relationship, however, may be mediated by the degree to which individuals adhere to traditional social convention and absolutist thinking patterns. Thus, informed by the…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Authoritarianism, Campuses, College Students
Wirth, Eileen – American Libraries, 1996
The Public Library Association's 1995 survey reported that while public librarians overwhelmingly support intellectual freedom, not all of them are absolutists. Librarians do take community censorship requests seriously and engage in practical self-censorship. Other topics include censorship demographics, the role of the library board, and…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Censorship, Community Involvement, Community Relations
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Ramsey, Paul – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2009
This article presents an interpretation of Plato's "Republic" that has many striking similarities to the social agenda of modern educational conservatives in the United States, which is particularly timely because George W. Bush's administration is, at this writing, coming to an end. Plato's ideal city is best seen as one that promoted an…
Descriptors: Political Attitudes, Social Change, Censorship, Fear
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Thompson, Holly – Counseling and Values, 2007
Thompson reviews the 2006 book by Pauline Boss. Loss is a word that is used frequently to describe numerous life events. In its most apparent state, loss is experienced through the physical death of someone who was once spiritually, psychologically, and physically near. However, ambiguous loss may also occur, when a central person remains present…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Dementia, Counselor Educators, Death
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Hills, Stuart L. – Crime and Delinquency, 1977
In Western societies there are two fundamental views of social deviance: the absolutist and the relativist. This paper examines the assumptions underlying the predominant, absolutist conception of deviant behavior and their consequences for control and treatment of deviants. It then contrasts these with the relativist position. (Author)
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Behavior Patterns, Behavior Problems, Social Adjustment
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Lohmann, Ingrid; Mayer, Christine – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2007
During the decades following the year 1800, a number of complex transitions were set into motion in Prussia. This industrially and politically backward country governed by a late absolutist regime was transformed into a modern bourgeois society. The Stein and Hardenberg reforms of the years 1807-1815 aimed at fundamental changes in the state…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Policy, Cultural Context, Jews
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Carcasson, Martin; Aune, James Arnt – Quarterly Journal of Speech, 2003
Supreme Court Justice Hugo L. Black, known for being a liberal First Amendment absolutist and a courageous defender of individual freedom, is considered one of the best justices ever to serve on the nation's high court. This essay examines the events surrounding Justice Black's controversial nomination to the Supreme Court, focusing on his…
Descriptors: United States History, Judges, Rhetoric, Speeches
Washburn, David E. – 1995
This paper presents a reconceptualization of multicultural education for the 21st century through a critical analysis of the current status of multicultural education. Based on Milton M. Gordon's theory of racial and ethnic group relations and assimilation, the paper identifies three ideological systems for viewing…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Cultural Pluralism, Diversity (Institutional), Educational Policy
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Crossley-Holland, Kevin – Journal of Children's Literature, 2005
The author describes his approach to retelling Arthurian legends, where he wrote two stories in tandem: one a historical novel in which a boy, eager to serve as a squire and to go on crusade, is given a piece of obsidian, the other of stories, the Arthurian legends, that this boy sees in the obsidian. These became a trilogy. He states that while…
Descriptors: Literary Genres, Authors, Personal Narratives, Writing (Composition)
Bernstein, James M. – 1982
The books, newspaper columns, articles, and speeches of Walter Lippmann were analyzed to determine the journalist's First Amendment viewpoints in four periods when national security was an issue in the United States. These periods were (1) after World War I, (2) after the Korean War, (3) during World War II, and (4) during the war in Vietnam. The…
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Freedom of Speech, Journalism, News Media
Rodgers, Raymond S. – 1981
Noting that United States Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas has often been characterized as an "absolutist" in terms of First Amendment policy, this paper argues that, in fact, Douglas's policy positions provided for less than absolute freedom to communicate. The paper then reveals, through an anlaysis of 18 of Douglas's opinions,…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Court Judges, Freedom of Speech, Opinions
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