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School Organization the ‘transcendental’ and the ‘local’ orders

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/9780195679649.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the organization of the Rishi Valley School as being characterized by a fundamental dichotomy in school processes between the ‘transcendental’ and the ‘local’ orders. While the ... More


Willful Disobedience: Young People and School Authority in the Nineteenth-Century United States

James D. Schmidt

in Children and Youth During the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479894147
eISBN:
9781479804078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479894147.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the issue of corporal punishment in schools and how it was challenged by both children and parents in the courts during the nineteenth century. Focusing on court cases pitting ... More


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