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6. Working in universities and colleges: more than just a job?

6. Working in universities and colleges: more than just a job?  

David Palfreyman and Paul Temple

in Universities and Colleges: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2017
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Dec 2017
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9780191820717
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198766131.003.0006
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Life for university and college professors has changed considerably. ‘Working in universities and colleges: more than just a job?’ examines academics’ working life in the modern university ... More
1. Born free: a brief history of news media

1. Born free: a brief history of news media  

Ian Hargreaves

in Journalism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2014
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Aug 2014
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9780191780042
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10.1093/actrade/9780199686872.003.0002
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9780199686872
In the last decade almost 600 journalists have been killed, chiefly in wars, in acts of political assassination, or by gangsters. ‘Born free: a brief history of news media’ charts the ... More
5. Religion, education, and sexuality

5. Religion, education, and sexuality  

Robert Wokler

in Rousseau: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2001
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Sep 2013
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9780191775475
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10.1093/actrade/9780192801982.003.0005
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9780192801982
‘Religion, education and sexuality’ considers Rousseau's suggestions for the role and form of education and religion and his attitude to sexuality. Rousseau favoured natural religion, ... More
6. Freedom in education

6. Freedom in education  

Colin Ward

in Anarchism: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2004
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Sep 2013
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9780191776069
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10.1093/actrade/9780192804778.003.0006
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9780192804778
‘Freedom in education’ charts anarchist thinking with respect to education from the time of William Godwin at the end of the 18th century to the publication of Paul Goodman's book ... More
3. The ubiquitous computer

3. The ubiquitous computer  

Darrel Ince

in The Computer: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777899
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199586592.003.0003
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9780199586592
‘The ubiquitous computer’ examines how the computer has moved from the desktop to our pocket, and beyond. Computers have been able to infiltrate so many aspects of our life due to decreases ... More
4. How universities and colleges work

4. How universities and colleges work  

David Palfreyman and Paul Temple

in Universities and Colleges: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2017
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Dec 2017
eISBN: 
9780191820717
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198766131.003.0004
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9780198766131
‘How universities and colleges work’ considers how the university and college actually work in terms of their structures, funding, governance, and management. Universities and colleges are ... More
The European Union: A Very Short Introduction

The European Union: A Very Short Introduction (4th edn)  

Simon Usherwood and John Pinder

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2018
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Jan 2018
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9780191846601
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198808855.001.0001
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9780198808855
The European Union (EU) is a unique political organization. Illustrating how and why it has developed from 1950 to the present day, The European Union: A Very Short Introduction covers a ... More
4. Privacy and freedom of expression

4. Privacy and freedom of expression  

Raymond Wacks

in Privacy: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2015
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Mar 2015
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9780191792915
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198725947.003.0004
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9780198725947
The genesis of the American law’s protection of privacy was its concern to limit or control the extent to which an individual’s private life is subjected to unauthorized publicity conducted ... More
Conclusion: Sustainability

Conclusion: Sustainability  

Walter A. Friedman

in American Business History: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2020
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Jul 2020
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9780190622480
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10.1093/actrade/9780190622473.003.0011
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9780190622473
Throughout history, and particularly since World War II, American business has held a real and symbolic role in the world economy. The conclusion looks at the reasons behind this: an ... More
6. The future of the law

6. The future of the law  

Raymond Wacks

in Law: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2015
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Sep 2015
eISBN: 
9780191807657
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198745624.003.0006
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9780198745624
In our rapidly changing world, growth and adaptation are more pressing than ever if the law is to respond adequately to the novel challenges—and threats—that it faces. ‘The future of the ... More
The Future: A Very Short Introduction

The Future: A Very Short Introduction  

Jennifer M. Gidley

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2017
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Mar 2017
eISBN: 
9780191799549
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198735281.001.0001
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9780198735281
Humans have always been driven by both a fear of the unknown and a curiosity to know. They have prophesied, foretold, predicted, and tried to control the future. The Future: A Very Short ... More
4. Crystal balls, flying cars, and robots

4. Crystal balls, flying cars, and robots  

Jennifer M. Gidley

in The Future: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2017
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Mar 2017
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9780191799549
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10.1093/actrade/9780198735281.003.0005
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In spite of the substantial body of futures literature with its conceptual and methodological innovation and engagement with real world issues, misconceptions abound in academic, ... More
5. Technotopian or human-centred futures?

5. Technotopian or human-centred futures?  

Jennifer M. Gidley

in The Future: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2017
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Mar 2017
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9780191799549
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10.1093/actrade/9780198735281.003.0006
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9780198735281
A vital question with regard to the future is how we deal with human futures. While high-tech futures are of interest to some futurists, many futures scholars are focused on the potential ... More
10. The Experience of Politics: III. Justice, Freedom, and Democracy

10. The Experience of Politics: III. Justice, Freedom, and Democracy  

Kenneth Minogue

in Politics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2000
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Sep 2013
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9780191776472
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853882.003.0010
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9780192853882
‘The Experience of Politics: III. Justice, Freedom, and Democracy’ shows that the supreme navigational tool of politics is the thing called ‘justice’ which in Plato's Republic was the ... More
7. Human divisiveness

7. Human divisiveness  

Steven Grosby

in Nationalism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191776281
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10.1093/actrade/9780192840981.003.0007
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9780192840981
‘Human divisiveness’ asks: Why do humans divide themselves? Many believe it is a natural process due to either racial difference (a view which is now widely discredited) or evolutionary ... More
4. Liberty, virtue, and citizenship

4. Liberty, virtue, and citizenship  

Robert Wokler

in Rousseau: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2001
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Sep 2013
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9780191775475
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10.1093/actrade/9780192801982.003.0004
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9780192801982
‘Liberty, virtue, and citizenship’ looks at the model that Rousseau created for a state. Rousseau believed in the classical Greek link between politics and morality, and rejected previous ... More
2. History with a purpose

2. History with a purpose  

Peter Singer

in Hegel: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2001
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Sep 2013
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9780191775468
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192801975.003.0002
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9780192801975
‘History with a purpose’ looks at Hegel's thoughts about the function of history in the world. Hegel took history seriously. He agreed with Friedrich Schiller that the very foundations of ... More
8. Digital: after the deluge

8. Digital: after the deluge  

Ian Hargreaves

in Journalism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2014
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Aug 2014
eISBN: 
9780191780042
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199686872.003.0009
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9780199686872
What is journalism’s future? ‘Digital: after the deluge’ considers the ‘new media’ services—blogs, Google, Twitter, Facebook—that have transformed the way that people gather, edit, access, ... More
Liberalism: A Very Short Introduction

Liberalism: A Very Short Introduction  

Michael Freeden

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2015
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Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780191783258
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199670437.001.0001
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book
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9780199670437
Liberalism is one of the most central and pervasive political theories and ideologies, yet it is subject to different interpretations as well as misappropriations. Its history carries a ... More
4. The morphology of liberalism

4. The morphology of liberalism  

Michael Freeden

in Liberalism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2015
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Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780191783258
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199670437.003.0004
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chapter
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9780199670437
‘The morphology of liberalism’ examines the detailed structure of liberalism in order to determine how its durable and more transient features can help us to identify it as a member of a ... More

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