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London Higher
     

London Higher

by Roderick Floud
 

ISBN-10: 0485115247

ISBN-13: 9780485115246

Pub. Date: 12/01/2000

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

This volume of historical essays explores the full ramifications of the beginnings and development of the various branches of higher education in the area of London. It discusses: the contributions of the London County Council and the City of London; the economic and social context; questions of funding, class and gender; the polytechnics, teacher training,

Overview

This volume of historical essays explores the full ramifications of the beginnings and development of the various branches of higher education in the area of London. It discusses: the contributions of the London County Council and the City of London; the economic and social context; questions of funding, class and gender; the polytechnics, teacher training, university extension, technical and scientific education; and the arts. This book will be an important contribution both to the history of London and the history of higher education on the UK.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780485115246
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
12/01/2000
Pages:
338
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Preface Roderick Floud List of contributors
1 The establishment of higher education in London: a survey Sean Glynn
2 Higher education and the London economy Nick Richards John Pratt
3 Higher education in the London community Anne J. Kershen
4 Class and gender aspects of higher education in London: the origins of London Polytechnics Miriam G. David
5 The City of London and higher education Sean Glynn
6 The London Country Council and higher education Brenda Weeden
7 The funding of higher education in London Arthur R. Chandler
8 The London polytechnics John Izbicki
9 Teacher training in London Richard Aldrich
10 Technical and scientific education in London Richard G. Williams
11 Higher education and the visual arts in London William Vaughan Notes Index.

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