Transformations in Schooling: Historical and Comparative Perspectives

Transformations in Schooling: Historical and Comparative Perspectives

by Kim Tolley
     
 

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By the end of the Twentieth century, formal schooling - once the privilege of male elites - had become accessible to women, the working class and some ethnic minorities. The essays in this volume explore the historical origins of this transformation, analyzing struggles Australia, Canada, China, Columbia, India, the United States, and South Africa.

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By the end of the Twentieth century, formal schooling - once the privilege of male elites - had become accessible to women, the working class and some ethnic minorities. The essays in this volume explore the historical origins of this transformation, analyzing struggles Australia, Canada, China, Columbia, India, the United States, and South Africa.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230260528
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
04/03/2007
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
643 KB

Meet the Author

Kim Tolley is Associate Professor in the School of Education and Leadership at Notre Dame de Namur University, California. She co-edited Chartered Schools: Two Hundred Years of Independent Academies in the United States and is the author of The Science Education of American Girls.

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