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Sciarabba, Davide – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2012
The issue of competition in sports is controversial in certain philosophies of education, especially among the more conservative, often religious, educators. Some understand competition negatively, as opposed to ideal human solidarity, and therefore argue that the practice of sports conveys dangerous attitudes of violence, pride, selfishness, etc.…
Descriptors: Competition, Ethics, Anthropology, Athletes
Wigfall, Patricia Moss; Hall, Paula Quick – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2010
This paper focuses on the role of gender in faculty choice of teaching methodologies at colleges and universities in North Carolina. We replicate research conducted by Hartlaub and Lancaster who examined pedagogical preference among a national sample of political science instructors. In revisiting that inquiry, published in 2008, we have explored…
Descriptors: Political Science, Research Methodology, Public Administration, Public Policy