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 in many countries--once largely the privilege of elite males--had become more accessible to women, members of the working class, and some minority ethnic groups. The essays in this edited volume explore the historical origins of this transformation in different social and political contexts, analyzing struggles

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By the end of the twentieth century, formal schooling in many countries--once largely the privilege of elite males--had become more accessible to women, members of the working class, and some minority ethnic groups. The essays in this edited volume explore the historical origins of this transformation in different social and political contexts, analyzing struggles over schooling in 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:
1 MB

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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