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Education and society in Germany

Author: Hans J Hahn
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 1998.
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The German education system has long been admired and, at times, envied by the rest of Europe, but the history of German educational development is a turbulent one. Concentrating on the post-war German scene, this timely book examines the interrelationship of educational and social developments in Germany from 1810 to the present day. Providing new insights into German history and challenging traditionally-held  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hahn, Hans J. (Hans Joachim), 1939-
Education and society in Germany.
Oxford ; New York : Berg, 1998
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hans J Hahn
ISBN: 1859739121 9781859739129 1859739172 9781859739174
OCLC Number: 39116389
Language Note: Each chapter is supplemented by a number of short authentic texts in German.
Description: xi, 196 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: List of Figures --
Preface --
1 The German Concept of Bildung (starting p. 1) --
2 A Period of Transition: From the Formation of the Empire to the First World War (starting p. 26) --
3 The Weimar Republic: Reform and Reaction (starting p. 50) --
4 Education and Ideology under National Socialism (starting p. 71) --
5 Re-education after 1945 (starting p. 91) --
6 The Education System of the Federal Republic 1949-1989: The Reluctant Process of Modernization (starting p. 113) --
7 Education in the Former GDR: Socialist Education in Theory and Practice (starting p. 137) --
8 Trends in Education and Society since Unification (starting p. 159) --
Select Bibliography (starting p. 183) --
Index (starting p. 188)
Responsibility: H.-J. Hahn.
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This examination of the interrelationship of educational and social developments in Germany from 1810 to 1997, concentrates on the post-war German scene, analyzing the post-unification system. It  Read more...


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'Everybody who teaches German history or politics on undergraduate courses will welcome a book which focuses on education as one of the socialisation agencies which shapes German political culture.' Read more...

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