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Double standards: everyday corporate strategies at an elite school in Argentina

Howard Prosser

in Corporate Elites and the Reform of Public Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447326809
eISBN:
9781447326816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326809.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter explores the way that a private “English” school in Argentina negotiates curriculum demands at the global and national level. On the one hand, its International Baccalaureate programme ... More


Introduction

Ciaran O’Neill

in Catholics of Consequence: Transnational Education, Social Mobility, and the Irish Catholic Elite 1850-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198707714
eISBN:
9780191778759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198707714.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Defines and interrogates key terms such ‘Irish Catholic elite’ and ‘transnational education’ and provides the reader with an overview of the historiography of elite education in Ireland.


An ‘English Education’: Irish Catholic Schools for Boys 1850–1900

Ciaran O’Neill

in Catholics of Consequence: Transnational Education, Social Mobility, and the Irish Catholic Elite 1850-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198707714
eISBN:
9780191778759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198707714.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter outlines the cause and effect of anglicized education at Ireland’s four leading Catholic secondary schools between 1850 and 1900. By the early twentieth century Irish Catholic education ... More


(Re)producing elites: meritocracy, the state and the politics of the curriculum in Singapore

Leonel Lim

in Corporate Elites and the Reform of Public Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447326809
eISBN:
9781447326816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326809.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter first examines how the logic of meritocracy in Singapore vacillates between its elitist and egalitarian dimensions. Drawing upon ethnographic data from an elite and a mainstream school, ... More


Catholics of Consequence: Transnational Education, Social Mobility, and the Irish Catholic Elite 1850-1900

Ciaran O'Neill

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198707714
eISBN:
9780191778759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198707714.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

For as far back as school registers can take us the most prestigious education available to any Irish boy or girl was to be found outside of Ireland. Catholics of Consequence traces for the first ... More


‘Surely Ireland Is not Ceylon or Burma?’: Irish Boys at English Catholic Public Schools 1850–1900

Ciaran O’Neill

in Catholics of Consequence: Transnational Education, Social Mobility, and the Irish Catholic Elite 1850-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198707714
eISBN:
9780191778759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198707714.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Outlines the education and immersion of 1,307 Irish boys in the four most prestigious English Catholic schools (Stonyhurst, Downside, Oscott, Beaumont) in the second half of the nineteenth century. ... More


Families, Rabbis and Education: Essays on Traditional Jewish Society in Eastern Europe

Shaul Stampfer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774853
eISBN:
9781800340909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774853.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The realities of Jewish life in eastern Europe that concerned the average Jew meant the way their children grew up, the way they studied, how they married, and all the subsequent stages of the life ... More


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