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“Also the School Is a Temple”: Republicanism, Imagined Transnational Spaces, and the Schooling of Muslim Youth in France

André Elias Mazawi

in Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter is concerned with the debates and media constructions on the schooling of Muslim youth in France. First, it positions these debates in relation to the shifting bases of political power ... More


The Development of Schooling for Girls in England and France

Christina de Bellaigue

in Educating Women: Schooling and Identity in England and France, 1800-1867

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199289981
eISBN:
9780191710995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289981.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the development of girls' schools in England and France. Topics covered include the emergence of a domestic model of schooling in England and the consolidation of a convent ... More


Educating Leaders and Citizens

Douglas A Hicks

in With God on All Sides: Leadership in a Devout and Diverse America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337174
eISBN:
9780199868407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337174.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Attaining an inclusive public space requires citizens as well as leaders to be religiously literate. Citizens and leaders do not need to become scholars of religion, but they need to understand the ... More


Public-Private Schools in Rural India

Karthik Muralidharan and Michael Kremer

in School Choice International: Exploring Public-Private Partnerships

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033763
eISBN:
9780262270113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033763.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter presents results from a nationally representative survey of rural private primary schools in India conducted in 2003. Twenty-eight percent of the population of rural India has access to ... More


Education and Mobility

Ross McKibbin

in Classes and Cultures: England 1918-1951

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198206729
eISBN:
9780191677298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206729.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the development of state education until the early 1950s, the nature and standing of the public schools, and the growth of the universities and their relationship to wider ... More


Introduction

Michelle A. Purdy

in Transforming the Elite: Black Students and the Desegregation of Private Schools

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643496
eISBN:
9781469643519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643496.003.0100
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the book’s central arguments. This book contends that the lines between public and private blurred as private schools became focal points of policy and spaces to avoid public ... More


Transforming the Elite: Black Students and the Desegregation of Private Schools

Michelle A. Purdy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643496
eISBN:
9781469643519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643496.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

When traditionally white public schools in the South became sites of massive resistance in the wake of the Supreme Court's Brown v. Board of Education decision, numerous white students exited the ... More


Introducing School Choice into Multidistrict Public School System

Thomas J. Nechyba

in The Economics of School Choice

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226355337
eISBN:
9780226355344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355344.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter discusses the factors to consider in introducing a school choice program in multidistrict public school systems. It highlights the importance of modeling the current school system ... More


School-Sector Effects on Student Achievement in India

Geeta G. Kingdon

in School Choice International: Exploring Public-Private Partnerships

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033763
eISBN:
9780262270113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033763.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter illustrates the lack of available data that impedes the analysis of education in India in general, and of private and public schools in particular. In spite of recent developments in the ... More


Mobilizing the Private Sector in the United States: A Theoretical Overview

Thomas J. Nechyba

in School Choice International: Exploring Public-Private Partnerships

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033763
eISBN:
9780262270113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033763.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter provides an overview organized around four types of competitive advantages that can explain the existence of private schools. First, private schools enjoy greater resource ... More


The Public-Private School Controversy in Chile

Cristian Bellei

in School Choice International: Exploring Public-Private Partnerships

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033763
eISBN:
9780262270113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033763.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter puts a critical eye on the available research about whether Chilean students attending private schools obtain larger learning outcomes than their peers studying at public schools. Chile ... More


School Choice and the Question of Accountability: The Milwaukee Experience

Emily Van Dunk and Anneliese M. Dickman

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099423
eISBN:
9780300127973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099423.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book refocuses the debate about school choice programs in America, with a non-partisan assessment of the nation's largest and longest-running private school voucher program—the high-profile ... More


Conclusion

Christina de Bellaigue

in Educating Women: Schooling and Identity in England and France, 1800-1867

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199289981
eISBN:
9780191710995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289981.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter presents a synthesis of discussions in the preceding chapters. It shows that in both England and France, private lay boarding schools for girls played a more significant part in the ... More


The dynamics of regulating low-fee private schools in Kenya

Gilbert Mitullah Omware

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/9781447337638.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines Kenya's current approach to the regulation of low-fee private schools amid the tension between conceiving of education as a commodity provided for profit — where rules of the ... More


Competition and Educational Productivity: Incentives Writ Large

W. Bentley MacLeod and Miguel Urquiola

in Education Policy in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226078687
eISBN:
9780226078854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226078854.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Friedman (1962) suggested that unfettered markets generally ensure efficient provision of goods and services. Applying this logic to education, he recommended that students be provided vouchers to ... More


“Outsiders Within”: Relative Opportunities for Low-Income Black Students in Elite Private Secondary Schools

Lois Weis, Kristin Cipollone, and Heather Jenkins

in Class Warfare: Class, Race, and College Admissions in Top-Tier Secondary Schools

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226134895
eISBN:
9780226135083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135083.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

This chapter focuses on the college-related experiences and practices of low-income Black students in elite private secondary schools. Like other groups in such schools, low-income Black students and ... More


Emerging Challenges for Indian Education Policy

Anjini Kochar (ed.)

in Economic Policy Reforms and the Indian Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226454528
eISBN:
9780226454542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454542.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter investigates the supply-side factors that influence the decision to extend children's school attendance to longer periods. The differential effect of school quality on households from ... More


Proportionality

David M. Beatty

in The Ultimate Rule of Law

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199269808
eISBN:
9780191710063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269808.003.05
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

At the end of the 20th century, constitutional democracy, in which courts sit in judgment on the decisions that are made by the elected representatives of the people, has emerged as the pre-eminent ... More


Resistance through Exodus: Private Schools as a Countermovement

Natalie G. Adams and James H. Adams

in Just Trying to Have School: The Struggle for Desegregation in Mississippi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819536
eISBN:
9781496819581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819536.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter suggests that the establishment of private segregationist academies throughout the state was the ultimate form of white resistance to school desegregation. In some school districts, the ... More


Being, Becoming, and Belonging:Exploring Hong Kong-Chinese Students’ Experiences of the Social Realities of International Schooling

Eric Jabal

in International Education and the Chinese Learner

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028450
eISBN:
9789882207059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028450.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter considers the lived schooling realities of ten Hong Kong-Chinese international school students. It uses data from a mixed-method PhD study undertaken to understand better student ... More


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