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Gomersall, Meg – History of Education, 1988
Examines the extent to which the schooling experiences of working class girls and boys differed between 1800 and 1870. Focuses on the most apparent differences, such as access to schooling, curriculum, and standards of achievement. (GEA)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Curriculum, Educational Development, Educational History
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Horn, Pamela – History of Education, 1988
Examines the influence of education upon the lives of British working-class girls between 1870-1914, taking into account the fact that for many, schooling was subordinated to work. Discusses gender stereotyping, stating that only the most determined girls obtained, through education, entry into jobs allowing talent development and competition with…
Descriptors: Child Labor, Children, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Quantz, Richard A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
The failure of unions to organize teachers during the Great Depression is examined. First, through oral history, the views that teachers living in a small midwestern town during the 1930s had of schools, teaching, and self are discussed. This reality is then compared with some assumptions historians made about unionization. (RM)
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Oral History
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Stevenson, Julie – History of Education, 1997
Aims of this study include establishing the level of female participation at the Polytechnic at Regent Street, indicating the subjects they studied, and detailing evidence related to the social status of female students. Discusses the extent of gender bias in the curriculum and investigates female choices about educational paths. (DSK)
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Educational History, Females, Foreign Countries
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Shackleton, J. R. – History of Education, 1990
Presents the lives and careers of Jane Marcet and Harriet Martineau and their contributions to the dissemination and popularization of political economics in early nineteenth-century education. Places their ideas about laissez-faire capitalism in historical context. Stresses the significance of their role as female writers and educators. (CH)
Descriptors: Authors, Biographies, Capitalism, Diffusion (Communication)
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Theobald, Marjorie R. – History of Education, 1988
Examines the "accomplishments curriculum" which emerged as the dominant mode of education for middle-class girls in Britain and its colonies in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Discusses the expanded educational opportunities for women, describing their social effects, such as the early emergence of middle-class…
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Educational History, Educational Opportunities, Females
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Passet, Joanne – History of Education Quarterly, 1991
Discusses methods developed to facilitate women's entry into the library profession. Uses historical excerpts to document library school directors' efforts to place female graduates between 1887 and 1912. Includes tables identifying directors and backgrounds of women directors of the period. Describes the difficulty of establishing the profession…
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Education, Educational History, Females
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Danylewycz, Marta; Prentice, Alison – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
Growing school systems in Montreal and Toronto (Canada) between 1861 and 1881 offered radically different opportunities to men and women. Educational administrators developed bureaucratic modes of organization chiefly with male aspirations for power and social mobility in mind. Women were hired to fill the bottom ranks or were ignored altogether.…
Descriptors: Bureaucracy, Comparative Education, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Gallant, Mary P. – History of Education: The Journal of the History of Education Society, 1997
Examines the social and intellectual development of Anne Jemima Clough, an early participant in the women's education movement in England. Explores Clough's decision to work for change within the established gender system, rather than outside of it. Suggests that Clough deserves greater historical recognition than she has received. (DSK)
Descriptors: Biographies, Educational History, Females, Foreign Countries
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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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