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Stanwick, Peter A. – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2016
This paper discusses the evolution of capitalism in British and American literature. The impact of capitalism on the lives of individuals has been well represented in both American and British literature throughout the centuries. The paper will discuss how seminal British authors such as Thomas More, William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens and George…
Descriptors: Social Systems, Political Attitudes, Literature, United States Literature
Emanuel, Richard – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2011
An examination of oral communication education in the United States (U.S.) and United Kingdom (U.K.) identified four critical concerns: (1) Today's college students are not getting adequate oral communication education; (2) Oral communication education is being relegated to a "module" in another discipline-specific course; (3) When an…
Descriptors: Speech Communication, Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Curriculum Evaluation
Hazlett, Lisa A. – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2009
Power and status are captivating, especially the desire for social status and its commensurate authority and security. Cliques, smaller clusters within larger peer groups sharing similar views, behaviors, and attitudes, are a means of attaining societal power. Because cliques are typically composed of the disenfranchised holding views different…
Descriptors: Social Status, Power Structure, Nursery Rhymes, Hidden Curriculum
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Eisenmann, Linda – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2007
This paper explores ways in which gendered approaches have limited women's experience of higher education. Using a historical lens with primary examples from the United States and Britain, it demonstrates how beliefs about women over time led to three expectations about their educational participation: initially, that women were not interested in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Womens Education, Womens Studies, Sex Role