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Horn, Pamela – History of Education, 2002
Discusses reasons outlined by the Ministry of Labour (England) concerning bias toward domestic education curriculum. States females grew dissatisfied with domestic employment during 1919-1939, but education curricula retained its domestic focus. Points out females were held back from acquiring male dominated jobs during a downturned economy. (KDR)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Opportunities, Educational Research
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Horn, Pamela – History of Education, 1996
Traces the growing concern and sporadic efforts to address problems of exploitation, education, and neglect among child performers in turn-of-the-century England. Victorian social reformers and the press made the working conditions of English theater children a public issue. True reform, however, only occurred later. (MJP)
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Child Labor, Child Responsibility, Child Welfare
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Horn, Pamela – History of Education, 1989
Reviews the occupation of English Victorian governess in terms of geographical variations, the bureaucratization of the position, background of candidates, and the inequalities suffered by persons engaging in this profession. Offers case histories of governesses in an effort to characterize those who engaged in this profession. (KO)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational History, Educational Practices, Educational Trends
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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