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The Economic Value of Educational Reform

Eric A. Hanushek and Ludger Woessmann

in The Knowledge Capital of Nations: Education and the Economics of Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029179
eISBN:
9780262329170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029179.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The prior chapters emphasize that cognitive skills have strong effects on long-run economic growth – but do not tell directly the economic value of any improvements in educational outcomes. This ... More


A “Nest of Abolitionists”: Antislavery Goals and Southern Identities

A. Glenn Crothers

in Quakers Living in the Lion's Mouth: The Society of Friends in Northern Virginia, 1730-1865

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039732
eISBN:
9780813043142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039732.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines Quaker antislavery after 1830, arguing that Friends' activism was constrained by the white community's growing intolerance of dissent and by Friends' economic and cultural ... More


New Mexico Schools and New Deal Politics 1930–1935

Carlos Kevin Blanton

in George I. Sánchez: The Long Fight for Mexican American Integration

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300190328
eISBN:
9780300210422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190328.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

George I. Sánchez was a devotee of the intellectual tenets of the Progressive Education Movement, particularly its social reconstructionist wing, and of the New Deal. The GEB funded a small division ... More


Classroom Diversity: Towards a Whole-School Approach

Chris Forlin

in Learning Diversity in the Chinese Classroom: Contexts and Practice for Students with Special Needs

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098725
eISBN:
9789882207134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098725.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

The focus of this chapter revolves around the developments toward a whole-school approach to inclusive education in the Chinese (Confucian) society. A broad range of issues are discussed, including ... More


Mortal Youth

James McFarland

in Constellation: Friedrich Nietzsche and Walter Benjamin in the Now-Time of History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245369
eISBN:
9780823250684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245369.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter reconstructs Walter Benjamin's youthful physiognomy as part of the antebellum youth movement in Germany in order to delimit the role that Nietzsche played in this stage of Benjamin's ... More


Alternative Histories: Hogarth Press’s World-Makers and World-Shakers Series

Eleanor McNees

in Virginia Woolf and the World of Books

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781942954569
eISBN:
9781789629392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954569.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter considers the World Makers and World-Shakers series published by the Hogarth Press and its place in educational reform.


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