Bending the Future to Their Will: Civic Women, Social Education, and Democracy / Edition 304

Bending the Future to Their Will: Civic Women, Social Education, and Democracy / Edition 304

by Margaret Smith Crocco
     
 

This lively and thought-provoking collective biography uncovers the contributions of past women educators who promoted a distinctive vision of citizenship education. A distinguished group of scholars, including editors Margaret Smith Crocco and O. L. Davis, Jr., consider the lives and perspectives of eleven women educators and social activists concerned over the

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This lively and thought-provoking collective biography uncovers the contributions of past women educators who promoted a distinctive vision of citizenship education. A distinguished group of scholars, including editors Margaret Smith Crocco and O. L. Davis, Jr., consider the lives and perspectives of eleven women educators and social activists concerned over the last century with issues of difference in schools and society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847691128
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.89(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.66(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Considering the Source: Mary Sheldon Barnes, 1850-1898 Chapter 3 Lucy Maynard Salmon, 1853-1927: Historian, Teacher, Democrat Chapter 4 "Widening the Circle:" Jane Addams, 1860-1935, and the Re/Definition of Democracy Chapter 5 Shaping Inclusive Education: Mary Ritter Beard, 1876-1958, and Marion Thompson Wright, 1905-1962 Chapter 6 Lucy Sprague Mitchell, 1878-1967: Teacher, Geographer, and Teacher Educator Chapter 7 Bessie Louise Pierce, 1888-1974, and her Contributions to Social Studies Chapter 8 Rachel Davis DuBois, 1892-1993: Intercultural Education Pioneer Chapter 9 "Composing" Her Life: Hilda Taba, 1902-1967, and Social Studies History Chapter 10 Alice Miel, 1906-1998: Progressive Advocate of Democratic Social Learning for Children Chapter 11 The Search for a Coherent Curriculum Vision: Hazel Whitman Hertzberg, 1918-1988 Chapter 12 Courage, Conviction, and Social Education

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