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Mass Secondary Schooling and the State: The Role of State Compulsion in the High School Movement

Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz

in Understanding Long-Run Economic Growth: Geography, Institutions, and the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226116341
eISBN:
9780226116426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116426.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The secondary school enrollment rate of U.S. youths soared (by over 50 percentage points) from 1910 to 1940. This chapter examines whether state compulsory schooling and child labor laws contributed ... More


The Legal Boundary Between the Garden and the Wilderness: Legislation or the Free Exercise Clause?

Catharine Cookson

in Regulating Religion: The Courts and the Free Exercise Clause

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129441
eISBN:
9780199834105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512944X.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Examines the various legal standards, rules, or tests that have been used by the U.S. Supreme Court to resolve free exercise cases, and places these tests within the full factual and legal contexts ... More


The Origins of the “Daughters’ Question”

Rachel Manekin

in The Rebellion of the Daughters: Jewish Women Runaways in Habsburg Galicia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691194936
eISBN:
9780691207094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194936.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter traces the imperial legal context of both compulsory education and religious conversion and their selective application in Galicia. It presents a background of the stories of the runaway ... More


Czech Republic

Straková Jana

in Europe enlarged: A handbook of education, labour and welfare regimes in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420640
eISBN:
9781447302230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420640.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter explains the development of education, the labour market, and welfare in the Czech Republic during the period 1990–2006. After 1989, stratification of the education system became more ... More


Calling the farce on minority schools

Sandra Fredman, Meghan Campbell, and Helen Taylor (eds)

in Human Rights and Equality in Education: Comparative Perspectives on the Right to Education for Minorities and Disadvantaged Groups

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447337638
eISBN:
9781447337676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337638.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter looks at the Indian Supreme Court's exemption of minority schools from the requirements of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act 2009 (RTE Act). It argues that the ... More


Education: New Labour's top priority

Lupton Ruth, Heath Natalie, and Salter Emma

in Towards a more equal society?: Poverty, inequality and policy since 1997

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422026
eISBN:
9781447304036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422026.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the success of education policy – Labour's top priority in every manifesto – in reducing inequalities in educational attainment in compulsory and post-compulsory education. It ... More


A year of transition in post-compulsory education and training

Alastair Thomson

in Social Policy Review 20: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2008

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420763
eISBN:
9781447303473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420763.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter provides a necessary selective account of development in the field of post-compulsory education and training. It focuses on England, reflecting on the decentralized nature of policy in ... More


The Blitzkrieg That Turned into a Stalemate (Kapil Sibal’s Tenure)

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the extraordinary efforts made by Kapil Sibal to reform almost every aspect of education, and his refreshing courage in advocating polices shunned by the political class such ... More


Human rights and equality in education: Introduction

Sandra Fredman, Meghan Campbell, and Helen Taylor

in Human Rights and Equality in Education: Comparative Perspectives on the Right to Education for Minorities and Disadvantaged Groups

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447337638
eISBN:
9781447337676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337638.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the relationship between human rights and equality in education. Education has been recognised as a fundamental human right at least since 1948, when ... More


The origins of child welfare in Ireland, 1838–1952

Sarah-Anne Buckley

in The cruelty man: Child welfare, the NSPCC and the State in Ireland, 1889-1956

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719087660
eISBN:
9781781706275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087660.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter One addresses the origins of welfare in Ireland from 1838 to 1952, looking at general trends, legislation, ideology, religion, and society, in order to establish the broad context in which ... More


Outside Class: A History of American Children’s Competitive Activities

Hilary Levey Friedman

in Playing to Win: Raising Children in a Competitive Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520276758
eISBN:
9780520956698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276758.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter provides an overview of the development of competitive children's activities in the United States. Beginning in the late nineteenth century, compulsory education brought leisure time ... More


. Unnatural Children: Adoption and Loss in S. Alice Callahan's Wynema and E. Pauline Johnson's “Catharine of the ‘Crow's Nest’”

Beth H. Piatote

in Domestic Subjects

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300171570
eISBN:
9780300189094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171570.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explains the disciplinary paternalism that Americans applied to Native Americans. During the height of the assimilation era, Indian children were removed from their homes to undergo ... More


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