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School, society, and state : a new education to govern modern America, 1890-1940

Author: Tracy Lynn Steffes
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2012, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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& Ldquo;Democracy has to be born anew every generation, and education is its midwife, & rdquo; wrote John Dewey in his classic work The School and Society. In School, Society, and State, Tracy Steffes places that idea at the center of her exploration of the connections between public school reform in the early twentieth century and American political development from 1890 to 1940. American public schooling, Steffes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
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Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Steffes, Tracy Lynn.
School, society, and state.
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2012, ©2012
(DLC) 2011032763
(OCoLC)754105028
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tracy Lynn Steffes
ISBN: 9780226772127 0226772128 1280126469 9781280126468
OCLC Number: 1004154496
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xi, 284 pages)
Contents: Urban school reform, professionalization, and the science of education --
The rural school problem and the complexities of national reform --
Redefining state responsibility in education --
Public interest and parental authority in the compulsory school --
Creating citizens and workers: curriculum reform and the aims of education in a democracy --
Conclusion: School, society, and state.
Responsibility: Tracy L. Steffes.

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Addresses why Americans invested in public education and explains how an array of reformers subtly transformed schooling into a tool of social governance to address the consequences of  Read more...

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"How did Americans develop a school system that was both national in scope and local in character? In this remarkable book, Tracy L. Steffes provides some bold new answers to a very old question. Read more...

 
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