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Academia's Golden AgeUniversities in Massachusetts, 1945-1970

Academia's Golden Age: Universities in Massachusetts, 1945-1970

Richard M. Freeland

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195054644
eISBN:
9780197560082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195054644.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This book examines the evolution of American universities during the years following World War II. Emphasizing the importance of change at the campus level, the book combines a general ... More

American Dream and Public Schools

American Dream and Public Schools

Jennifer L. Hochschild and Nathan Scovronick

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195152784
eISBN:
9780197561911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195152784.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Why is education policy so contentious? Do conflicts over specific issues in schooling have anything in common? Are there general principles that can help us resolve these disputes? In this book ... More

American Medical Schools and the Practice of MedicineA History

American Medical Schools and the Practice of Medicine: A History

William G. Rothstein

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195041866
eISBN:
9780197559994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195041866.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

In this extensively researched history of medical schools, William Rothstein, a leading historian of American medicine, traces the formation of the medical school from its origin as a source of ... More

Becoming a PhysicianMedical Education in Great Britain, France, Germany, and the United States, 1750-1945

Becoming a Physician: Medical Education in Great Britain, France, Germany, and the United States, 1750-1945

Thomas Neville Bonner

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062984
eISBN:
9780197560174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062984.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Written by eminent education scholar Thomas Neville Bonner, Becoming A Physician is a groundbreaking, comprehensive history of Western medical education. The only work of its kind, it covers the ... More

Building a New Educational StateFoundations, Schools, and the American South

Building a New Educational State: Foundations, Schools, and the American South

Joan Malczewski

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226394626
eISBN:
9780226394763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394763.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This book examines the dynamic process of black education reform during the Jim Crow era in two southern states, North Carolina and Mississippi. Through extensive archival research that explores the ... More

The Church on the World's TurfAn Evangelical Christian Group at a Secular University

The Church on the World's Turf: An Evangelical Christian Group at a Secular University

Paul A. Bramadat

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195134995
eISBN:
9780197561591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195134995.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Is it possible for conservative Protestant groups to survive in secular institutional settings? Here, Bramadat offers an ethnographic study of the Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF) at ... More

The Color of MindWhy the Origins of the Achievement Gap Matter for Justice

The Color of Mind: Why the Origins of the Achievement Gap Matter for Justice

Derrick Darby and John L. Rury

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226525211
eISBN:
9780226525495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226525495.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Why do white students have better test scores than black students in American schools? In this engaging book, Derrick Darby and John L. Rury answer this vexing question with novel historical ... More

Contending with ModernityCatholic Higher Education in the Twentieth Century

Contending with Modernity: Catholic Higher Education in the Twentieth Century

Philip Gleason

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195098280
eISBN:
9780197560884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195098280.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

How did Catholic colleges and universities deal with the modernization of education and the rise of research universities? In this book, Philip Gleason offers the first comprehensive study of ... More

The Dynamic DecadeCreating the Sustainable Campus for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001-2011

The Dynamic Decade: Creating the Sustainable Campus for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001-2011

David R. Godschalk and Jonathan B. Howes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607252
eISBN:
9781469608280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469607269_Godschalk
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This book tells the story of the sweeping makeover of the 200-year old campus of the University of North Carolina. Six million square feet of new buildings were constructed and a million square feet ... More

Exiles from EdenReligion and the Academic Vocation in America

Exiles from Eden: Religion and the Academic Vocation in America

Mark R. Schwehn

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195073430
eISBN:
9780197562307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195073430.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

In this thoughtful and literate study, Schwehn argues that Max Weber and several of his contemporaries led higher education astray by stressing research--the making and transmitting of ... More

For the Common GoodA New History of Higher Education in America

For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education in America

Charles Dorn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801452345
eISBN:
9781501712616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452345.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Are colleges and universities in a period of unprecedented disruption? Is a bachelor's degree still worth the investment? What, exactly, is higher education good for? This book challenges the ... More

From Brown to BakkeThe Supreme Court and School Integration: 1945-1978

From Brown to Bakke: The Supreme Court and School Integration: 1945-1978

J. Harvie Wilkinson

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195025675
eISBN:
9780197559963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195025675.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

One quite remarkable aspect of the Civil Rights struggle of the mid-twentieth century is the protective role played by the United States Supreme Court. The Court sired the movement, succored it ... More

Hong Kong's Chinese History Curriculum from 1945Politics and Identity

Hong Kong's Chinese History Curriculum from 1945: Politics and Identity

Flora L.F. Kan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098367
eISBN:
9789888180264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098367.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Hong Kong's Chinese History Curriculum from 1945: Politics and Identity investigates the ways in which Chinese history has evolved as a subject in Hong Kong secondary schools since 1945, and the ... More

The Importance of Being UrbanDesigning the Progressive School District, 1890-1940

The Importance of Being Urban: Designing the Progressive School District, 1890-1940

David A. Gamson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226634548
eISBN:
9780226634685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226634685.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The Importance of Being Urban offers several new perspectives on Progressive Era school reform by arguing that educational progressivism manifested itself differently at the local level than at the ... More

In Brown's WakeLegacies of America's Educational Landmark

In Brown's Wake: Legacies of America's Educational Landmark

Martha Minow

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195171525
eISBN:
9780197565643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195171525.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Making Education Work for the Poor identifies wealth inequality as the gravest threat to the endangered American Dream. Though studies have clearly illustrated that education is the primary path to ... More

Innocent ExperimentsChildhood and the Culture of Public Science in the United States

Innocent Experiments: Childhood and the Culture of Public Science in the United States

Rebecca Onion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629476
eISBN:
9781469629490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629476.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Since World War II, the American discourse around children and science has been held in the form of a postmortem: a series of diagnoses pointing to a commitment gap that never seems to be fixed. The ... More

The Instrumental UniversityEducation in Service of the National Agenda after World War II

The Instrumental University: Education in Service of the National Agenda after World War II

Ethan Schrum

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736643
eISBN:
9781501736650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736643.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This book argues that Clark Kerr, Gaylord P. Harnwell, and other post-World War II academic leaders set the American research university on a new course by creating the instrumental university. With ... More

Integrating Schools in a Changing SocietyNew Policies and Legal Options for a Multiracial Generation

Integrating Schools in a Changing Society: New Policies and Legal Options for a Multiracial Generation

Erica Frankenberg and Elizabeth DeBray (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835128
eISBN:
9781469602585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869208_frankenberg
Subject:
Education, History of Education

As a result of tremendous social, legal, and political movements after the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision, the South led the nation in school desegregation from the late 1960s through the ... More

Making Harvard ModernThe Rise of America's University

Making Harvard Modern: The Rise of America's University

Morton Keller and Phyllis Keller

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195144574
eISBN:
9780197561829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195144574.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Making Harvard Modern is a candid, richly detailed portrait of America's most prominent university from 1933 to the present: seven decades of dramatic change. Early twentieth century Harvard was ... More

Making the Unequal MetropolisSchool Desegregation and Its Limits

Making the Unequal Metropolis: School Desegregation and Its Limits

Ansley T. Erickson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226025254
eISBN:
9780226025391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226025391.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

From World War II through the late 1960s in Nashville, Tennessee, policy choices linking segregation in housing, labor markets, and schooling created educational inequality and privileged white ... More

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