Amish Children: Education in the Family, School, and Community / Edition 2

Amish Children: Education in the Family, School, and Community / Edition 2

by John A. Hostetler
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0030315921

ISBN-13: 9780030315923

Pub. Date: 01/28/1992

Publisher: Harcourt College Publishers

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780030315923
Publisher:
Harcourt College Publishers
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Series:
Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
127
Product dimensions:
6.41(w) x 9.23(h) x 0.29(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword v
Amish Culture and Educational Goals
1(18)
Introduction
1(2)
Location and Origin
3(3)
Community Organization
6(2)
Core Values
8(5)
Maintaining a redemptive community
8(1)
Separation from the world
9(1)
Voluntary adult baptism
10(1)
The maintenance of community discipline
10(1)
Excommunication and shunning
11(1)
A life in harmony with the soil and nature
12(1)
The Goals of Education: "Humility and Simple Living"
13(1)
Beliefs about Human Nature
14(2)
Methods of the Study
16(3)
Socialization Patterns and the Life Cycle
19(18)
The Age Stages
19(1)
Adulthood
20(1)
Babies
21(1)
Little Children
22(2)
Scholars
24(5)
Young People
29(4)
Old Folks
33(4)
The Rise of Amish Schools
37(14)
Confrontations
37(6)
The Supreme Court Decision
43(2)
Schools on a Human Scale
45(2)
The Vulnerability of the Amish School System
47(4)
The Elementary School
51(24)
Organization
51(1)
The School Board
51(3)
Finances
54(2)
Enrollment and Attendance
56(1)
Compulsory Age
56(1)
Areas of Cooperation with the State
57(1)
The Physical Setting
57(2)
Calendar and Schedule
59(2)
The school year
59(1)
Weekly schedule
60(1)
Daily schedule
60(1)
Curriculum
61(3)
Extracurricular Learning
64(2)
Language Roles
66(1)
Post-Elementary School
67(1)
Special Schools
68(1)
The Problem School
69(2)
Training for Community Life
71(2)
Proverbs and Wise Sayings
73(2)
The Amish Teacher
75(18)
Role Expectations
75(3)
Teacher Selection
78(1)
Teacher Training
79(3)
School Management and Teaching Methods
82(5)
Rules and Discipline
87(3)
Relation to Parents and School Board
90(3)
The Amish Scholar
93(16)
Standardized Test Results
93(4)
The Amish Personality
97(7)
Dropouts from Amish Society
104(2)
Summary
106(3)
Perspectives on Amish Education
109(12)
Schools and Community: A Single Integrated Structure
109(1)
Local Control
110(1)
Education for Cohesion and Caring
111(1)
Practical and Visceral Learning
112(2)
Apprenticeship Training
114(1)
Small Scale
115(2)
A Comfortable Identity
117(1)
A Model for the Post-Industrial Age
118(3)
Bibliography 121(4)
Index 125

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