Education And The Scandinavian Welfare State In The Year 2000

Education And The Scandinavian Welfare State In The Year 2000

by Arild Tjeldvoll
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815324766

ISBN-13: 9780815324768

Pub. Date: 11/23/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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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