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Religious Liberty in American Public Higher Education

"A state college or university, through its administrators and, in some contexts, its faculty and students, is a constitutional actor. This statement surprises many who work in public higher..." – By William E. Thro

Critical Perspectives on Positive Youth Development and Environmental Education

"Positive youth development (PYD) assumes that, when given appropriate support, all youth have the capacity to develop the assets that enable them to succeed in life. Such assets include competence, confidence, connection..." – By Marianne E. Krasny, Tania M. Schusler, Jesse Delia, Anne Katherine Armstrong and Lilly Briggs

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In April 2024, 102 full new articles and 4 revised articles, spread across 23 subjects, have been published on the Oxford Research Encyclopedias platform.

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On January 30, after a successful free period during development, the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Physics has been made available via subscription and perpetual access to libraries and institutions worldwide.

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