archive-org.com » ORG » A » AMACAD.ORG

Total: 1374

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • American Institutions and the Public Good — Projects - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    late 1970s that the institution of marriage was experiencing profound but poorly understood changes Commission on the Year 2000 1964 1971 The Academy initiated this study in 1964 to imagine the future and identify the problem areas and social and intellectual questions likely to be central by the year 2000 Congress and Foreign Policy 1990 1993 This study brought together political scientists specializing in U S foreign policy and those studying Congress to examine the impact of Congress on U S conduct of foreign affairs Corporate Responsibility Beyond Regulation Chair s Martin Lipton Jay Lorsch and Larry Sonsini 2002 2005 This project examined the factors underlying recent scandals at a number of American corporations The project s publication Restoring Trust in American Business includes a set of recommendations for rebuilding the trust upon which the American system of capitalism depends Ethical Aspects of Experimentation on Human Subjects 1966 1970 With new surgical techniques like heart transplants becoming indispensable tools in prolonging human life the issue of human experimentation became a matter of increasing public interest The Academy created an interdisciplinary working group to study the ethics of human experimentation and the working group s papers were initially published in Dædalus in 1969 Ethnic Pluralism and Public Policy 1980 1983 The Academy joined with the British Commission for Racial Equality and the Policy Studies Institute in London to compare and evaluate America s and Britain s policies toward eliminating discrimination and increasing opportunity for racial and cultural minorities Ethnicity 1972 1975 In 1972 when the word ethnicity was first introduced to the Oxford English Dictionary the Academy convened a conference with the goal of assessing this widespread phenomenon which was becoming an important and explanatory factor in the political arena throughout the world The Fundamentalism Project 1987 1995 This Academy project is a major comparative study of anti modernist anti secular militant religious movements on five continents and within seven world religious traditions The Future of the Automobile in the Urban Environment 1990 1993 The Academy designed this study to act as a roadmap for transportation policy makers students and concerned citizens Calling for changes in policies and social habits the resulting report offered strategies to minimize and resolve the problems raised by the increasing use of automobiles in urban areas The Future of the Metropolis 1999 2001 Using Chicago as a case study this study of the future of the American metropolis addressed the challenges facing metropolitan areas in spheres such as public transportation land use and housing governance and taxation and economic well being German and American Refugee and Migration Policies 1995 1998 German and American scholars met in three working groups to address admissions policy absorption of immigrants and policies that receiving and sending countries might adopt together to reduce the increasing numbers of refugees and migrants This study resulted in five volumes comparing migration in the United States and Germany The History of Organizations for the Promotion of Learning in the United States 1972 1979 This project

    Original URL path: https://www.amacad.org/content/research/projectList.aspx?i=371&ra=American%20Institutions%20and%20the%20public%20good (2016-02-13)
    Open archived version from archive


  • Stewarding America - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    civic participation and public confidence in American leaders and institutions The findings from this project will serve as the basis for publications national conferences and workshops and a public outreach campaign designed to encourage renewed emphasis on stewarding American democracy Constitution Day Panel Discussion Stewarding America Institutions and Civic Life September 17 2014 Newseum Knight Conference Center Washington D C Keynote Address William Bro Adams National Endowment for the Humanities Video Panel Discussion Video Jonathan F Fanton American Academy of Arts and Sciences Norman Ornstein American Enterprise Institute Patricia McGowan Wald Former Chief Judge of the U S Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit Mickey Edwards Aspen Institute formerly U S House of Representatives Stephen Heintz Rockefeller Brothers Fund Joel I Klein Amplify formerly New York City Department of Education Featured Publication Dædalus American Democracy the Common Good Spring 2013 Norman J Ornstein and William A Galston guest editors The table of contents is outlined below Leslie C Berlowitz Foreword Norman J Ornstein Introduction William A Galston The Common Good Theoretical Content Practical Utility Thomas E Mann Norman J Ornstein Finding the Common Good in an Era of Dysfunctional Governance Jeffrey Rosen Can the Judicial Branch be a Steward in a Polarized Democracy Geoffrey R Stone The Supreme Court in the 21st Century Andrew A Hill Leonard Wong Stephen J Gerras The Origins Lessons of Public Confidence in the Military Kathleen Hall Jamieson The Challenges Facing Civic Education Mickey Edwards The Case for Transcending Partisanship Jim Leach Citizens United Robbing America of Its Democratic Idealism Ralph Gomory Richard Sylla The American Corporation Andy Stern Unions Civic Engagement How the Assault on Labor Endangers Civil Society Peter Dobkin Hall Philanthropy the Nonprofit Sector Michael Schudson Reluctant Stewards Journalism in a Democratic Society Deborah Tannen The Argument Culture Amy Gutmann Dennis

    Original URL path: https://www.amacad.org/content/Research/researchproject.aspx?d=603 (2016-02-13)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Dædalus, Journal of the Academy - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Academy Data Forum Humanities Arts and Education Science Engineering and Technology Global Security and International Affairs American Institutions and the Public Good Publications Overview Dædalus Journal of the Academy Bulletin Magazine of the Academy Books Research Papers Monographs and Project Publications Meetings Overview Induction 2015 Upcoming Meetings and Events Friday Forum 2015 2016 Schedule Past Meetings and Events Fellowships Overview Visiting Scholars Program Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy

    Original URL path: https://www.amacad.org/content/publications/publicationlisting.aspx?d=570&pl=Daedalus (2016-02-13)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Book of Members - American Academy of Arts & Sciences
    Engineering and Technology Global Security and International Affairs American Institutions and the Public Good Publications Overview Dædalus Journal of the Academy Bulletin Magazine of the Academy Books Research Papers Monographs and Project Publications Meetings Overview Induction 2015 Upcoming Meetings and Events Friday Forum 2015 2016 Schedule Past Meetings and Events Fellowships Overview Visiting Scholars Program Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy Policy Fellowship in the Humanities Education and the Arts Policy Fellowship in Global Security and International Affairs The Exploratory Fund Member Login User Name Password Forgot your password Book of Members This publication identifies more than eleven thousand men and women elected to the Academy from its founding in 1780 through the present The names are listed both alphabetically and by subject categories To access a letter in the alphabetical listing or to view members by subject categories please click on the links below Alphabetical Listing of Members A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W XYZ Listing of Members by Election Year 1780 1799 1800 1849 1850 1899 1900 1949 1950 1999 2000 2015 Members Listed by Subject Categories Membership Classes and

    Original URL path: http://www.amacad.org/contentu.aspx?d=941 (2016-02-13)
    Open archived version from archive


  • International Affairs American Institutions and the Public Good Publications Overview Dædalus Journal of the Academy Bulletin Magazine of the Academy Books Research Papers Monographs and Project Publications Meetings Overview Induction 2015 Upcoming Meetings and Events Friday Forum 2015 2016 Schedule Past Meetings and Events Fellowships Overview Visiting Scholars Program Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy Policy Fellowship in the Humanities Education and the Arts Policy Fellowship in Global Security

    Original URL path: http://www.amacad.org/binaries/video/streamPlayer.aspx?i=10567 (2016-02-13)
    Open archived version from archive


  • International Affairs American Institutions and the Public Good Publications Overview Dædalus Journal of the Academy Bulletin Magazine of the Academy Books Research Papers Monographs and Project Publications Meetings Overview Induction 2015 Upcoming Meetings and Events Friday Forum 2015 2016 Schedule Past Meetings and Events Fellowships Overview Visiting Scholars Program Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy Policy Fellowship in the Humanities Education and the Arts Policy Fellowship in Global Security

    Original URL path: http://www.amacad.org/binaries/video/streamPlayer.aspx?i=10569 (2016-02-13)
    Open archived version from archive


  • American Institutions and the Public Good Publications Overview Dædalus Journal of the Academy Bulletin Magazine of the Academy Books Research Papers Monographs and Project Publications Meetings Overview Induction 2015 Upcoming Meetings and Events Friday Forum 2015 2016 Schedule Past Meetings and Events Fellowships Overview Visiting Scholars Program Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy Policy Fellowship in the Humanities Education and the Arts Policy Fellowship in Global Security and International

    Original URL path: http://www.amacad.org/binaries/video/streamPlayer.aspx?i=10580 (2016-02-13)
    Open archived version from archive


  • Affairs American Institutions and the Public Good Publications Overview Dædalus Journal of the Academy Bulletin Magazine of the Academy Books Research Papers Monographs and Project Publications Meetings Overview Induction 2015 Upcoming Meetings and Events Friday Forum 2015 2016 Schedule Past Meetings and Events Fellowships Overview Visiting Scholars Program Hellman Fellowship in Science and Technology Policy Policy Fellowship in the Humanities Education and the Arts Policy Fellowship in Global Security and

    Original URL path: http://www.amacad.org/binaries/video/streamPlayer.aspx?i=10581 (2016-02-13)
    Open archived version from archive