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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


The Performance of Patriotism: Ironic Affiliations and Literary Disruptions in Carlos Bulosan’s America

Meg Wesling

in Empire's Proxy: American Literature and U.S. Imperialism in the Philippines

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794760
eISBN:
9780814795415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794760.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter assesses the question of resistance through the prolific career of Carlos Bulosan, the Filipino American worker, activist, and poet whose collective autobiography, America Is in the ... More


Is the Bible Racist?

Adam Laats

in Fundamentalist U: Keeping the Faith in American Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190665623
eISBN:
9780190665654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665623.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

The civil rights movement helped all Americans reevaluate their ideas about racial equality and justice. On the campuses of evangelical and fundamentalist schools, that debate was fueled by a ... More


Growth and Development of Social Work Camps: 1920s–1940s

Meryl Nadel

in Not Just Play: Summer Camp and the Profession of Social Work

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190496548
eISBN:
9780190496579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190496548.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

“Growth and Development of Social Work Camps: 1920s–1940s” continues the chronological overview of social work involvement in the summer camp movement. Several themes become increasingly evident: the ... More


From Fresh Air to Summer Camp: Social Work Enters the Picture

Meryl Nadel

in Not Just Play: Summer Camp and the Profession of Social Work

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190496548
eISBN:
9780190496579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190496548.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

“From Fresh Air to Summer Camp: Social Work Enters the Picture” traces developments occurring from about 1900 to 1926. During this period the new profession of social work coalesced, incorporated the ... More


Introduction

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/9780195679649.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book is an ethnographic study of the Rishi Valley School, a public school in Andhra Pradesh, which is run by the Krishnamurti Foundation (India). In India, public schools are considered private ... More


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