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Learning beyond institutions

Stephen Gorard

in Education Policy: Evidence of Equity and Effectiveness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447342144
eISBN:
9781447342212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447342144.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter summarises in three strands the common theme of learning or raising academic attainment outside of normal school (or other educational institution) hours. The strands concern ... More


Children’s education and the struggle for social change

Jessica Gerrard

in Radical childhoods: Schooling and the struggle for social change

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719090219
eISBN:
9781781706954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090219.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter presents a conceptual analysis of social class, radical education and the role of children's education in social change. First, it argues that the move towards understanding social ... More


Radical childhoods and the struggle over education

Jessica Gerrard

in Radical childhoods: Schooling and the struggle for social change

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719090219
eISBN:
9781781706954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090219.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter compares and contrasts across the Socialist Sunday School (SSS) and Black Saturday School (BSS) movements by developing three analytic themes. These themes offer a productive pathway for ... More


Thomas Spence, Children’s Literature and ‘Learning … Debauched by Ambition’

Matthew Grenby

in Liberty, Property and Popular Politics: England and Scotland, 1688-1815. Essays in Honour of H. T. Dickinson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474405676
eISBN:
9781474418805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405676.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the synergies between Thomas Spence's work as a radical educationalist and the non-canonical utopian children's literature of John Newbery. One of the most infamous phrases of ... More


Why The Children’s Aid Society Is Involved in This Work

Philip Coltoff

in Community Schools in Action: Lessons from a Decade of Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195169591
eISBN:
9780197562178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195169591.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

The Children’s Aid Society (CAS), founded in 1853, is one of the largest and oldest child and family social-welfare agencies in the country. It serves 150,000 children and families through a ... More


Going the Distance: Transnational Educational Migrant Families in Korea

Sumie Okazaki and Jeehun Kim

in Parenting From Afar and the Reconfiguration of Family Across Distance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190265076
eISBN:
9780190265090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265076.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores transnational educational migrant families in South Korea, often called “kirogi” (wild geese) families because of the long distances members travel. Drawing on literature in ... More


Becoming Men

Marc L. Moskowitz

in Go Nation: Chinese Masculinities and the Game of Weiqi in China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520276314
eISBN:
9780520956933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276314.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Teaching children Weiqi is part of a larger discourse on training boys to become men who will thrive in China’s highly competitive economy. This has been linked with the concept of suzhi (often ... More


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