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Lyrical Leftists, Juvenile Publishing, and the Politics of Progressive Education

Julia L. Mickenberg

in Learning from the Left: Children's Literature, the Cold War, and Radical Politics in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195152807
eISBN:
9780199788903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152807.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter traces the parallel development of three phenomena in the early 20th century, which separately and in combination helped create a basis for leftist influence in the children's literature ... More


Shaping American Education

June Melby Benowitz

in Challenge and Change: Right-Wing Women, Grassroots Activism, and the Baby Boom Generation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061221
eISBN:
9780813051437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061221.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores how rightist women attempted to shape school curricula through textbook censorship and other means, including forcing resignations of teachers and school administrators who did ... More


The Civic Paradigm

David Goodman

in Radio's Civic Ambition: American Broadcasting and Democracy in the 1930s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195394085
eISBN:
9780199894383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394085.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

While the debate about radio reform before 1934 was dominated by the concerns of education, religion and labor, in the years after 1934 it was civic paradigm values that dominated radio regulation. ... More


The Gleam of Light: Moral Perfectionism and Education in Dewey and Emerson

Naoko Saito

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224623
eISBN:
9780823235728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224623.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In the name of efficiency, the practice of education has come to be dominated by neoliberal ideology and procedures of standardization and quantification. Such attempts to make all ... More


The Plans and Principles of District Progressivism

David A. Gamson

in The Importance of Being Urban: Designing the Progressive School District, 1890-1940

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226634548
eISBN:
9780226634685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226634685.003.0003
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Chapter 2 focuses on the reforms and designs national leaders devised to improve both public schools and municipal governance, and it offers depth and detail on the specific innovations that elites ... More


Progressive Education and the Depression

Sam F. Stack

in The Arthurdale Community School: Education and Reform in Depression Era Appalachia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813166889
eISBN:
9780813167855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166889.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter situates Arthurdale within the discourse of progressive education during the late 1920s into the early Depression era. It discusses the ideas behind progressive education and how the ... More


The Race for Urban Status

David A. Gamson

in The Importance of Being Urban: Designing the Progressive School District, 1890-1940

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226634548
eISBN:
9780226634685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226634685.003.0002
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Chapter 1 explores why turn-of-the-century municipal reformers viewed cities as “the hope of democracy” and why they believed that public education—especially the large urban school district—was an ... More


The Importance of Being Urban: Designing the Progressive School District, 1890-1940

David A. Gamson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226634548
eISBN:
9780226634685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226634685.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The Importance of Being Urban offers several new perspectives on Progressive Era school reform by arguing that educational progressivism manifested itself differently at the local level than at the ... More


Life at School: An Ethnographic Study

Meenakshi Thapan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195679649
eISBN:
9780199081837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195679649.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book reconstructs the subjective interpretation of school life as perceived by teachers and pupils at Rishi Valley School (in Andhra Pradesh, India) which is often considered the hallmark of ... More


Introduction: District Progressives and the Progressive School District

David A. Gamson

in The Importance of Being Urban: Designing the Progressive School District, 1890-1940

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226634548
eISBN:
9780226634685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226634685.003.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The book’s opening chapter introduces key concepts that rest at the core of The Importance of Being Urban and identifies the years between 1913 and 1928 as crucial to the forging of district ... More


Pioneering Practice in the Public Schools of Denver, Colorado

David A. Gamson

in The Importance of Being Urban: Designing the Progressive School District, 1890-1940

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226634548
eISBN:
9780226634685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226634685.003.0005
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The unconventional approach that the Progressive Era Denver public schools took to including teachers in curriculum reform during the 1920s has led the city to be seen as an alternative to rigidly ... More


Introduction: On Counter-Progressive Pedagogy

Ramsey McGlazer

in Old Schools: Modernism, Education, and the Critique of Progress

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286591
eISBN:
9780823288809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286591.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This introduction indicates the book’s historical and theoretical coordinates and lays out its argument. The introduction proposes “counter-progressive pedagogy” as the name for a series of ... More


New Mexico Schools and New Deal Politics 1930–1935

Carlos Kevin Blanton

in George I. Sánchez: The Long Fight for Mexican American Integration

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300190328
eISBN:
9780300210422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190328.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

George I. Sánchez was a devotee of the intellectual tenets of the Progressive Education Movement, particularly its social reconstructionist wing, and of the New Deal. The GEB funded a small division ... More


The Arthurdale Community School: Education and Reform in Depression Era Appalachia

Sam F. Jr. Stack

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813166889
eISBN:
9780813167855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166889.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The book examines the Arthurdale School, which was created during the Great Depression and dedicated to the purpose of building community and preparing students for participation in democratic ... More


The re-imagining of adult–child relations between the wars

Harry Hendrick

in Narcissistic Parenting in an Insecure World: A History of Parenting Culture 1920s to Present

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447322559
eISBN:
9781447322573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322559.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The chapter, together with the next chapter, argues that the period saw the re-imagining of age relations between adults and children away from a disciplinary approach towards one characterized by ... More


The Freedom Schools: Student Activists in the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement

Jon N. Hale

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231175685
eISBN:
9780231541824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175685.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Created in 1964 as part of the Mississippi Freedom Summer, the Mississippi Freedom Schools were launched by educators and activists to provide an alternative education for African American students ... More


Ideology and Education Krishnamurti's World-View and Educational Thought

Meenakshi Thapan

in Life at School: An Ethnographic Study

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195679649
eISBN:
9780199081837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195679649.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

An ideology applies moral and value prescriptions to social institutions and processes, and its relationship with these is always one of interaction leading to possible change. One such social ... More


“Copied Out Big”: Instruction in Joyce’s Ulysses

Ramsey McGlazer

in Old Schools: Modernism, Education, and the Critique of Progress

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286591
eISBN:
9780823288809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286591.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter argues that James Joyce’s Ulysses seeks to counter the labor-saving and “liberating” discourse of progressive education, a discourse that begins with Jean-Jacques Rousseau and culminates ... More


The ‘long sixties’: 1958–1974

Harry Hendrick

in Narcissistic Parenting in an Insecure World: A History of Parenting Culture 1920s to Present

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447322559
eISBN:
9781447322573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322559.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The theme of this chapter is the emergence by the late 1960s of an environment that gradually became more hostile to the social democratic family and to liberal progressive child rearing. The key ... More


The Union School of Religion and the Limits of Liberal Evangelicalism

Matthew Bowman

in The Urban Pulpit: New York City and the Fate of Liberal Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199977604
eISBN:
9780199363926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977604.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 6 pivots back to liberal evangelicals, exploring the ways they tried to cope with this “new New York.” Using the Union School of Religion at Union Theological Seminary, an experimental Sunday ... More


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