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Franklin, V. P. – History of Education Quarterly, 2011
Historians need social theories to conduct their research whether they are acknowledged or not. Positivist social theories underpinned the professionalization of the writing of history as well as the establishment of the social sciences as "disciplines," in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. August Comte's "science of society" and…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Social Sciences, Foreign Countries, Historians
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Burkholder, Zoe – History of Education Quarterly, 2010
This article focuses on how public schools have functioned in the ideological production of race in America and their critical role in shaping the way Americans understand specific definitions of race as well as the muted rules of racial etiquette. The author analyzes American schools as racializing institutions, that is institutions with the…
Descriptors: United States History, Racial Factors, Racial Bias, Public Schools
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Eick, Caroline – History of Education Quarterly, 2010
This article contributes to one's historical understanding of student experience in general, and more particularly, to one's understanding of developing cross-group relationships within desegregated schools over the second half of the twentieth century. The article draws from a broader study that examines students' evolving relationships within a…
Descriptors: High Schools, Public Schools, Counties, Student Experience
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Di Mascio, Anthony – History of Education Quarterly, 2010
The educational history of Upper Canada is commonly written as the succession of an elite group of educational reformers who advocated a centralized system of mass schooling. However, the recent shift in research on Upper Canada away from the narrative of prominent individuals who controlled the social, political, and economic development of the…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Democracy, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Reese, William J. – History of Education Quarterly, 2001
Explains that in the United States, child-centered progressivism was part of a larger humanitarian movement led by the northern middle classes in the antebellum and postbellum periods. States that games, stories, play time and informal learning experiences became part of a broader educational discourse due to the writings of Johann Pestalozzi and…
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Learning Experience
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Welch, Steven R. – History of Education Quarterly, 2001
States that the mobilization of Bavarian schoolteachers in 1848 indicates a high degree of politicization prior to the outbreak of revolution in the German state. Explains that teachers demanded professional recognition, better teacher education, freedom from subordination to clerics, improved pay, higher social status, and a greater national…
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Galush, William J. – History of Education Quarterly, 2000
Focuses on the parochial education of Polish-Americans from 1870-1940, addressing staffing and curriculum issues. Includes information on topics such as the issue of ethnicity, textbooks used in the curriculum, development of sisterhoods, postwar religions, ethnicity, and nuns in the 1930s. (CMK)
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Curriculum, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Finkelstein, Barbara – History of Education Quarterly, 2000
Examines the religious, political, and socio-economic traditions in the United States that help foster a culture of violence against children. Finds that Judeo-Christian religious beliefs are used to justify corporal punishment; political practice favors family privacy; limited government; and a separation between the public and private spheres.…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Children, Civil Liberties, Corporal Punishment
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Cohen, Marilyn – History of Education Quarterly, 2000
Offers an historical analysis of schooling patterns in the Tullylish (Ireland) parish between 1860-1900 to provide understanding of the social forces that promoted denominationalism. Concludes that terms of religious tolerance were constructed by Protestant elites perpetuating Protestant privilege and excluding Catholics from full participation in…
Descriptors: Attendance Patterns, Catholic Schools, Catholics, Educational History
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Williams, H. G. – History of Education Quarterly, 2000
Examines the relationship between state and inspectorate in Wales by tracing the history of Harry Longueville Jones, the first Her Majesty's Inspectorate (HMI) of Church schools. Considers how he tried to shape an educational system suitable for the needs of Welsh communities. Includes a historical description of Wales. (CMK)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Careers, Cultural Context, Educational History
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Kuritz, Hyman – History of Education Quarterly, 1981
Explores the social context surrounding the popularization of science in nineteenth century America. The author argues that the popularization process was inseparable from the general democratization of Western society which was going on simultaneously. Increased public access to new scientific information was supposed to stimulate…
Descriptors: Democratic Values, Popular Culture, Science History, Self Actualization
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Adams, David Wallace; Edmonds, Victor – History of Education Quarterly, 1977
Presents a history of American board games, describes the conception and manufacture of board games, and evaluates trends in types of games which were popular from 1832-1904. The conclusion is that American board games were a major source of cultural transmission and played a significant role in socializing youth. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: American Culture, Educational History, Evaluation, Games
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Axinn, June; Levin, Herman – History of Education Quarterly, 1978
Traces the effect of society's values, the country's socio-political structure, and economic and technological conditions on social work education. Social work education began in the late 19th century with the idea of using scientific methods to alleviate poverty. The 1920's and 50's were conservative periods, while the 30's and 60's were periods…
Descriptors: American History, Economic Factors, Educational Change, Educational History
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Katz, Michael B.; Davey, Ian E. – History of Education Quarterly, 1978
Demonstrates use of a multivariate analysis in determining school attendance patterns. Such a method (1) reveals the differential relation between school attendance and key social and demographic factors; (2) allows reexamination of earlier findings; (3) demonstrates the major relationships between attendance and early industrialization. (KC)
Descriptors: Attendance Patterns, Demography, Educational Attitudes, Educational History
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Perlmann, Joel; Siddali, Silvana R.; Whitescarver, Keith – History of Education Quarterly, 1997
Argues that female literacy in 18th-century America was more prevalent than suggested by previous studies. Relying on manuscript censuses and recent studies of deeds suggests that female literacy was almost universal by the 1790s. Explores the institutional opportunities for girls' education in colonial New England. (MJP)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Colonial History (United States), Cultural Influences, Educational History
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