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Dyhouse, Carol – History of Education: The Journal of the History of Education Society, 1997
Explores the "failure" of women to expand their share of university education in the United Kingdom after World War II. Inquires about women's opportunities for financing their education and the extent to which such an investment would have been worthwhile in terms of potential employment advantages it might confer. (DSK)
Descriptors: Educational History, Employment Opportunities, Females, Foreign Countries
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Coppock, David A. – History of Education: The Journal of the History of Education Society, 1997
Shows that despite moves during the 1840s in England to use teacher training to raise working-class members into the lower levels of white-collar society, elementary teaching was dominated by the lower middle class. Provides evidence from a sample of pupil teachers in Birmingham during the years 1850 through 1900. (DSK)
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Education, European History, Foreign Countries