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The City and Education in Four Nations : Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics (Hardcover) - Ronald K. Goodenow

The City and Education in Four Nations

Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics (Hardcover)

By: Ronald K. Goodenow (Editor), William E. Marsden (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 20th May 2004
ISBN: 9780521410847
Number Of Pages: 268

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This volume offers a powerful response to the long-felt need for a substantial study of urban education that takes full comparative account of both the historical and international contexts. A distinguished international team of contributors has been assembled to assess the principal theoretical and methodological approaches to the history of urban education in the United Kingdom, United States, Canada and Australia and the specific way in which these have been tried in various national contexts. This is a major work of reference for scholars across the social sciences.

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Introduction
Problematics and domains: thinking internationally about urban education
Research in National Contexts
History, education and the city: a review of trends in Britain
Education and America's cities
The 'state' of the history of urban education in Australia
Out of the shadow: retrieving the history of urban education and urban childhood in Canada
Approaches to the Social History of Education: Ecology, Choice and Culture
Social stratification and nineteenth-century English urban education
Compulsion, work and family: a case study from nineteenth-century Birmingham
Understanding irregular school attendance: beyond the rural-urban dichotomy
Redoing urban education history
Needs and Opportunities: Policy and Theory Considerations
Theory in educational history: a middle ground
Approaches to urban education in the USA and UK
The uses and abuses of comparison in urban educational history
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ISBN: 9780521410847
ISBN-10: 0521410843
Series: Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics (Hardcover)
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 268
Published: 20th May 2004
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.56

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