Education And The Scandinavian Welfare State In The Year 2000

Education And The Scandinavian Welfare State In The Year 2000

by Arild Tjeldvoll
     
 

First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.See more details below

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First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815324768
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/23/1998
Series:
Reference Books in International Education Series
Pages:
380
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Foreword
Preface
Introduction
1Quality of Equality? Scandinavian Education Towards the Year 20003
2Populism and Education in Norway25
3Parents' Participation in Danish Schools: Genuine Influence or Pseudo-Legitimation?57
4The Impact of Research on Norwegian Educational Policy75
5The Swedish School Reforms: Trends and Issues99
6School Fatigue and "Too Many Bad Excuses": Swedish Teenage Girls Talk about Truancy113
7Comparative Perspectives on Professionalism among American, British, German, and Finnish Teachers133
8Restructuring Education in Sweden151
9Political Ideals and Pedagogical Dilemma: On Beginning School for Six-Year-Olds in Norway173
10Upper Secondary School Reform in Norway195
11The Future School Manager225
12The Comprehensive Schools in Norway: Challenged by a Changing Society249
13The Foes of Icelandic Vocational Education at the Upper Secondary Level267
14Comprehensive Schooling at the Intersection of Market, State, and Civil Forces: Two Swedish Case Studies305
15From the Mass to the Elite: Structure, Limits, and the Future of Scandinavian Educational Systems335
Contributors353
Index355

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