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Transformations in Schooling

Historical and Comparative Perspectives

Editors: Tolley, K. (Ed.)

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By the end of the Twentieth century, formal schooling - once the privilege of male elites - had become accessible to women, the working class and some ethnic minorities. The essays in this volume explore the historical origins of this transformation, analyzing struggles Australia, Canada, China, Columbia, India, the United States, and South Africa.

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KIM TOLLEY is Associate Professor in the School of Education and Leadership at Notre Dame de Namur University, California, USA. 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.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)
  • Introduction: Historical and Comparative Perspectives on Transformations in Schooling

    Pages 1-11

    Tolley, Kim

  • Middle-Class Formations and the Emergence of National Schooling: A Historiographical Review of the Australian Debate

    Pages 15-39

    Sherington, Geoffrey (et al.)

  • Education and State Formation Reconsidered: Chinese School Identity in Postwar Singapore

    Pages 41-65

    Wong, Ting-Hong

  • How the State Made and Unmade Education in the Raj, 1800–1919

    Pages 67-86

    Allender, Tim

  • Disciplining Liberty: Early National Colombian School Struggles, 1820–1840

    Pages 87-108

    Clark, Meri L.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Transformations in Schooling
Book Subtitle
Historical and Comparative Perspectives
Editors
  • K. Tolley
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Kim Tolley
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-60346-2
DOI
10.1057/9780230603462
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-7404-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-53464-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 276
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