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The Formation of School Subjects: The Struggle for Creating an American Institution

The Formation of School Subjects: The Struggle for Creating an American Institution (Hardback)

Edited by Popkewitz, Thomas S.

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Originally published in 1987. This volume focuses upon the emergence of the subject-matter of the American school. This provides entrance to looking at the interplay between social, cultural, economic and professional interests that give form to contemporary school practices. The... historical detail enables understanding of how school knowledge is shaped and fashioned by issues of structural continuity and social transformation.a This selection of chapters looks at how practices have been shaped by the struggles to define the American school curriculum in different subjects. The authors bring out how particular social values are made into ideologies; and examine the past to enable consideration of the possibilities for further development.a
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ISBN 9781138318977
Released NZ 5 Oct 2018
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format Hardback
Series Routledge Library Editions: Curriculum (part: 25)
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ISBN-13 9781138318977
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Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint Routledge
Released 5 Oct 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) Edited by Popkewitz, Thomas S.
Series Routledge Library Editions: Curriculum (part: 25)
Category Philosophy Of Education
Teaching Of A Specific Subject
Number of Pages 320
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 234mm
Dewey Code 370.973
Weight 454g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Education - Curricula - History - United States, Educational sociology - History - United States
NBS Text Education & Teaching
ONIX Text College/higher education

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