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Kingdom of children : culture and controversy in the homeschooling movement

Author: Mitchell L Stevens
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2003, ©2001.
Series: Princeton studies in cultural sociology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Places home schoolers within longer traditions of American social activism. This work reveals that home schooling is not a random collection of individuals but an elaborate social movement with its  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mitchell L Stevens
ISBN: 0691058180 9780691058184 0691114684 9780691114682
OCLC Number: 300740583
Notes: V.1, réimpression de 2003.
Description: xiii, 228 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments xi Introduction 3 Chapter One: Inside Home Educatin 10 Chapter Two: From Parents to Teachers 30 Chapter Three: Natural Mothers, Godly Women 72 Chapter Four: Authority and Diversity 107 Chapter Five: Politics 143 Chapter Six: Nurturing the Expanded Self 178 Notes 199 Index 225
Series Title: Princeton studies in cultural sociology.
Responsibility: Mitchell L. Stevens.

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"Stevens spent ten years interviewing home-schooling families, watching them teach, pitching tents at their summer camps, hanging out at their conferences, and reading their publications. He has Read more...

 
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