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The RoutledgeFalmer Reader in the History of Education : Readers in Education - Gary McCulloch

The RoutledgeFalmer Reader in the History of Education

Readers in Education

By: Gary McCulloch (Editor)

Paperback Published: 24th March 2005
ISBN: 9780415345705
Number Of Pages: 289

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This Reader brings together a wide range of material to present an international perspective on topical issues in history of education today. Focusing on the enduring trends in this field, this lively and informative Reader provides broad coverage of the subject and includes crucial topics such as:
* higher education
* informal agencies of education
* schooling, the state and local government
* education and social change and inequality
* curriculum
* teachers and pupils
* education, work and the economy
* education and national identity.
With an emphasis on contemporary pieces that deal with issues relevant to the immediate real world, this book represents the research and views of some of the most respected authors in the field today. Gary McCulloch also includes a specially written introduction which provides a much-needed context to the role of history in the current educational climate.
Students of history and history of education will find this Reader an important route map to further reading and understanding.

Introduction: history of educationp. 1
Higher educationp. 13
Social control and intellectual excellence: Oxbridge and Edinburgh (1560-1983)p. 15
Introduction: the functions of a universityp. 15
The rise of the Oxbridge College tutorial system (1560-1660)p. 17
Edinburgh (1583-1660)p. 22
The fall of the Oxbridge College tutorial system (1670-1770)p. 22
The rise of Edinburgh (1660-1780)p. 25
The reform of Oxbridge (1770-1960)p. 27
The decline of disciplinep. 30
Conclusionp. 31
Going to university in England between the wars: access and fundingp. 33
Conclusionp. 45
Informal agencies of educationp. 49
On literacy in the Renaissance: review and reflectionsp. 51
Preface and overviewp. 51
Trends and levels of literacyp. 54
Uses of literacyp. 56
The Renaissance's relationships to literacyp. 60
Literacies: alphabetic and visualp. 63
Schoolgirl to career girl: the city as educative spacep. 68
The lure of the cityp. 69
The career novelp. 71
The interviewsp. 74
Schooling, the State and local governmentp. 81
Family formation, schooling and the patriarchal statep. 83
Church and statep. 83
Revisionist critique: industrialisation, urbanisation and wage labourp. 84
Feminist critiquep. 85
Patriarchalist vs liberal political theoryp. 86
Proletarianisation and the demise of the patriarchalist family economyp. 87
Industrialisation and the early proletarian familyp. 88
The fully proletarian familyp. 89
The proletarian family and the male breadwinner idealp. 90
The middle class and the remaking of the separate spheresp. 91
Industrialisation and urbanisation revisitedp. 92
Church and state revisitedp. 94
Conclusionp. 97
Technical education and state formation in nineteenth-century England and Francep. 100
Introductionp. 100
The underdevelopment of scientific and technical education in nineteenth-century Englandp. 100
Explanations of English underdevelopmentp. 103
The development of French technical educationp. 107
The development of technical education in Englandp. 109
To 'blaise the trail for women to follow along': sex, gender and the politics of education on the London School Board (1870-1904)p. 118
Introductionp. 118
Political candidaturep. 119
The political culture of the London School Boardp. 122
Women's careers as educational policy-makersp. 126
The schoolgirls' curriculump. 126
Women teachersp. 129
School attendancep. 130
Conclusionp. 132
Education and social change and inequalityp. 137
Can education change society?p. 139
Schooling as an impediment to social mobility in nineteenth and twentieth century Britainp. 151
Curriculump. 161
Eton in India: the imperial diffusion of a Victorian educational ethicp. 163
Catholic influence and the secondary school curriculum in Ireland, 1922-1962p. 179
General backgroundp. 179
The Church's pursuit of its interests through the secondary school curriculump. 181
An historical explanation for the Church's great influence over the secondary school curriculump. 182
Changes since 1962p. 186
Teachers and pupilsp. 193
The symbiotic embrace: American Indians, white educators and the school, 1820s-1920sp. 195
Classroom teachers and educational change 1876-1996p. 214
Three generations of teachersp. 214
Classrooms and pedagogiesp. 216
Practical autonomyp. 218
Post-war changep. 220
The second-generation legacyp. 223
New expectationsp. 224
Intervieweesp. 227
Education, work and the economyp. 231
Entering the world of work: the transition from youth to adulthood in modern European societyp. 233
Politicians and economic panicp. 246
Introductionp. 246
The current panic: players and panaceasp. 246
Education and the CBIp. 251
An older panic: the findings of the Samuelson Reportp. 255
The 1880s and the 1980s: why the same - and why so different?p. 259
Education and national identityp. 263
Education in Wales: a historical perspectivep. 265
'There's no place like home': education and the making of national identityp. 273
Emipire Dayp. 273
Images in schoolsp. 274
Children and 'race-thinking'p. 275
Attitudes to Europep. 275
Living in an age of anxietyp. 276
'Home' and national identityp. 279
The contingency of identityp. 281
Educating the nationp. 283
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ISBN: 9780415345705
ISBN-10: 0415345707
Series: Readers in Education
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 289
Published: 24th March 2005
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.7 x 15.8  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.47
Edition Number: 1