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Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

An option strategy involving either a purchased call and a written put or a written call and a purchased put for the same expiry date (cf. conversion; reverse conversion). Also known as a c...

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When the Fences Come Down

Genevieve Siegel-Hawley.

May 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Education. 236 pages.

How we provide equal educational opportunity to an increasingly diverse, highly urbanized student population is one of the central concerns facing our nation. We are currently allowing a...

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Afterword with Dr. Gary Orfield

Genevieve Siegel-Hawley.

in When the Fences Come Down

May 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Education. 4804 words.

The afterword of When the Fences Come Down documents a conversation with one of the nation’s leading experts on school desegregation, Dr. Gary Orfield.

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Cook, Robert Manuel (1909–2000), classical archaeologist

John Boardman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology. 954 words.

Cook, Robert Manuel (1909–2000), classical archaeologist, was born on 4 July 1909 at 28 Wilkinson Street, Ecclesall, Sheffield, Yorkshire, the elder son and eldest of the three children of...

Cook, John Manuel (1910–1994), classical archaeologist

John Boardman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology. 1118 words.

Cook, John Manuel (1910–1994), classical archaeologist, was born on 11 December 1910 at 28 Wilkinson Street, Sheffield, the elder son of the Revd Charles Robert Cook, vicar of Fence in...

Mackay, Mackintosh (1793–1873), Free Church of Scotland minister and Gaelic scholar

Alan Bell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Education. 819 words.

Mackay, Mackintosh (1793–1873), Free Church of Scotland minister and Gaelic scholar, was born at Eddrachillis, Sutherland, on 18 November 1793, the son of Alexander Mackay, tacksman of...

Burton, Mary (bap. 1819, d. 1909), educational and social reformer

Ann Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Education. 940 words.

Burton, Mary (bap. 1819, d. 1909), educational and social reformer, was baptized on 7 February 1819 in Aberdeen, the youngest of four children of William Kinninmont Burton (d. 1819),...