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The Natural Way: Education in the Jim Crow Order

Kimberley Johnson

in Reforming Jim Crow: Southern Politics and State in the Age Before Brown

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195387421
eISBN:
9780199776771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387421.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter shows how the emergence of Jim Crow reform in the 1920s stimulated the emergence of what Jim Crow reformers would call the “golden age” of segregated education. In particular, the ... More


Educational Inequality in Latin America: Patterns, Policies, and Issues

Cristián Cox

in Growing Gaps: Educational Inequality around the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732180
eISBN:
9780199866182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732180.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter provides an overview and analysis of changes in the educational systems of Latin American countries. The first section sketches the general picture of educational inequality in the ... More


The Pedagogy of Empowerment: Community Schools as a Social Movement in Egypt

Malak Zaalouk

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160264
eISBN:
9781617970252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160264.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This new study weaves anthropological detail with hard facts and analysis as it takes the reader to visit the community schools of Upper Egypt. It offers a historical understanding of the initiative ... More


The Philosophy of Development and its Impact on Development Assistance Directed to Basic Education

Fatma H. Sayed

in Transforming Education In Egypt: Western Influence and Domestic Policy Reform

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160165
eISBN:
9781617970276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160165.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

During the 1990s, there are various concepts of development and normative orders that competed to influence education reforms in Egypt to assess the level of domestic consensus regarding ... More


A New Direction in American Education Policy, 1980–1988

Jesse H. Rhodes

in An Education in Politics: The Origins and Evolution of No Child Left Behind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449710
eISBN:
9780801464195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449710.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines the initial bout of educational entrepreneurship that gave rise to a new focus on education reform, especially at the state level, during the 1980s. It begins by briefly ... More


Reforming Hungarian Education

Graeme Murdock

in Calvinism on the Frontier 1600–1660: International Calvinism and the Reformed Church in Hungary and Transylvania

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208594
eISBN:
9780191678080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208594.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

A central aim of the Hungarian reformation was to improve standards of education. Leading clergy in the Reformed church worked together with noble patrons and town authorities in determined efforts ... More


The Co-Construction of Educational Reform: The Intersection of Federal, State, and Local Contexts

Amanda Datnow

in Toward Positive Youth Development: Transforming Schools and Community Programs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327892
eISBN:
9780199301478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327892.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter offers a theory of how district, state, and federal contexts jointly shape the success of educational reform efforts at the school level. In order to describe the “co-construction” ... More


Conclusion

Tariq Ramadan

in Western Muslims and the Future of Islam

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195183566
eISBN:
9780199850426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183566.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The reform movement that is in the process of being born has as its first requirement knowledge of the comprehensive message of Islam, its universal principles, and the tools available to help human ... More


Does Education Really Help?: Skill, Work, and Inequality

Edward N. Wolff

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189964
eISBN:
9780199850792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189964.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book challenges the conventional wisdom that greater schooling and skill improvement leads to higher wages, that income inequality falls with wider access to schooling, and that the Information ... More


Policy implications

Giorgia Brunello, Pietro Garibaldi, and Etienne Wasmer

in Education and Training in Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199210978
eISBN:
9780191705786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210978.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines a few policy implications with respect to education and skills in Europe. Education systems in Europe have done a good job at supplying basic skills, thus suggesting that ... More


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