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Summerhill School : a new view of childhood

Author: Alexander Sutherland Neill; Albert Lamb
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st St. Martin's Griffin edView all editions and formats
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A guide to experimental education, originally published in 1960 and expanded for the 1990s, features a discussion on how American education lags behind the rest of the world and what people can do to change that.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Sutherland Neill; Albert Lamb
ISBN: 0312141378 9780312141370
OCLC Number: 33041890
Notes: "Revised and expanded"--Cover.
Description: xxvii, 269 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: This version of the original Summerhill reinstates the revolutionary 'free school' traditions begun by Summerhill's founder, A.S. Neill. This work invites a new view of childhood and presents an essential treatise that challenges us to rethink our approach to education. Idea of Summerhill. School meetings. Self-government. Play and self-regulation. Work and sincerity. Problem children. More problems. Private lessons. Health issues. Sex and coeducation. Theatre and music. Teachers and teaching. Summerhill staff. Religious freedom. Old Summerhillians. Our inspectors. The future of Summerhill. Scottish boyhood. Working youth. University life. A profession. The army. A headmaster. Heroes and sources. Homer lane. Wilhelm Reich. Loves and lovers. Other schools. Recent changes. World wide.
Responsibility: A.S. Neill ; edited by Albert Lamb.
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A guide to experimental education, originally published in 1960 and expanded for the 1990s, features a discussion on how American education lags behind the rest of the world and what people can do to change that.

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