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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


Nursing Fathers and National Identity: James I, Charles I, Cromwell and Milton

Trubowitz Rachel

in Nation and Nurture in Seventeenth-Century English Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199604739
eISBN:
9780191741074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604739.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The biblical figure of “the nursing father” (Numbers 11:12 and Isaiah 49:23) is a starting point for this chapter. Organized thematically, the chapter explores how the newly evolving discourse of ... More


Cycles of Disruptive Fixation

Christo Sims

in Disruptive Fixation: School Reform and the Pitfalls of Techno-Idealism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691163987
eISBN:
9781400885299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163987.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the emergence of the Downtown School for Design, Media, and Technology within the context of historical cycles of purportedly disruptive educational reform in the United States. ... More


Making Newtons: Romantic Journeys toward Genius

Michael D. Gordin (ed.)

in A Well-Ordered Thing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691172385
eISBN:
9780691184425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172385.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines Dmitrii Mendeleev's reform of Russian education. The educational reform Mendeleev proposed during the last decade of his life encapsulated his fully articulated view of how ... More


Financing Educational Reform

Janet G. Hudson

in Entangled by White Supremacy: Reform in World War I-era South Carolina

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125022
eISBN:
9780813135182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125022.003.0012
Subject:
History, African-American History

As South Carolina's illiteracy rate was at 20 percent, the state was revealed to be as the second most illiterate in America. Also, it was important to note that three out of four adults in the state ... More


Transmission, Transplantation, and Diffusion in the Latin West

Victor J. Katz and Karen Hunger Parshall

in Taming the Unknown: A History of Algebra from Antiquity to the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149059
eISBN:
9781400850525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149059.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter follows the growth and development of the intellectual culture in the West after a period of decline roughly concurrent to that of the decline of the Roman Empire. It explores the ... More


Reforming Education, Transforming Religion, 1876–1931

George M. Thomas, Lisa R. Peck, and Channin G. De Haan

in The Secular Revolution: Power, Interests, and Conflict in the Secularization of American Public Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230002
eISBN:
9780520936706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230002.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Progressive movements revolutionized educational ideology. This chapter studies the Progressive reform period, 1876 through 1931, focusing on the interplay between people organizing movements to ... More


The Social Context of Learning

Shane N. Phillipson

in Learning and Teaching in the Chinese Classroom: Responding to Individual Needs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083428
eISBN:
9789882209848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083428.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter places the Chinese classroom within a social context. Using Bronfenbrenner's bioecological systems theory of human development as the theoretical framework, the chapter describes some of ... More


The Evolution of Education: Change and Reform

Joan Solomon

in The Evolution of Cultural Entities

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197262627
eISBN:
9780191771989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262627.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter focuses on education and the courses it considers cultural entities. Using three different evolutionary analogies, it explains how education can emerge, evolve or change in response to ... More


Introduction: International Calvinism

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/9780198208594.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

The second wind of Protestant religious reform blew across the Continent from Geneva to France, the Netherlands, the British Isles, Germany, and to central and eastern Europe. Calvinism proved to be ... More


The Arts as Catalysts for Educational Reform

Charles Fowler

in Strong Arts, Strong Schools: The Promising Potential and Shortsighted Disregard of the Arts in American Schooling

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148336
eISBN:
9780199849154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148336.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

The arts can add dimensions that improve the effectiveness of education, but reform might be too strong a term to characterize these contributions. A few examples of how the arts have been used as ... More


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