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Citizenship, Education, and the Environment

Andrew Dobson

in Citizenship and the Environment

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199258444
eISBN:
9780191601002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258449.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Citizenship classes in secondary/high schools are discussed as a way of fomenting ecological citizenship, through a case study of the introduction of citizenship as a formal element of the English ... More


Pre-university education, 1921–84

D. H. Akenson, Sean Farren, and John Coolahan

in A New History of Ireland Volume VII: Ireland 1921-84

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217527
eISBN:
9780191678240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217527.003.0024
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

During most of the twentieth century there was no such thing as an Irish educational system. Instead, one must speak of education in the two parts of Ireland. Although the two systems sprang from a ... More


‘Equality of Opportunity for all Children’

Henrice Altink

in Public Secrets: Race and Colour in Colonial and Independent Jamaica

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620009
eISBN:
9781789623697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620009.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter assess how easy it was for dark-skinned Jamaica children to get into a prestigious secondary school having to overcome such hurdles as entry examinations and oral interviews. By drawing, ... More


Schooling Britons

Anne Spry Rush

in Bonds of Empire: West Indians and Britishness from Victoria to Decolonization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199588558
eISBN:
9780191728990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588558.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter considers the relationship between education, status, race, and British culture in the period from the late nineteenth century until the mid-twentieth century. It suggests that, for good ... More


Leveling the Learning Bar in Secondary School Across Social Class

Marie Duru-Bellat

in Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755011
eISBN:
9780199918867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on educational equity in the world’s most affluent countries, where access to primary schooling is now universal and what is at stake is developing equitable secondary and ... More


Will Teachers Bear Scrutiny?

Christopher Hilliard

in English as a Vocation: The 'Scrutiny' Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695171
eISBN:
9780199949946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695171.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Teaching was the most popular profession among Leavis's students, and many teachers who did not know him personally were stimulated or emboldened by Scrutiny and Leavis's books. Leavis's critical ... More


Schooling the Step-Daughters of Germania: Education and the Press, 1871–1914

Elizabeth Vlossak

in Marianne or Germania?: Nationalizing Women in Alsace, 1870-1946

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199561117
eISBN:
9780191595035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561117.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

German nation-building in the Reichsland was initiated through the establishment of a compulsory primary school system for all boys and girls. This chapter explores the gendering of lessons and ... More


Pre-university education, 1870–1921

D. H. AKENSON

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the historical development in pre-university education in Ireland during the period from 1870 to 1922. This period was characterised by three brief flashes of optimism against a ... 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


The People of the Book, 200 BCE–200 CE

Maristella Botticini and Zvi Eckstein

in The Chosen Few: How Education Shaped Jewish History, 70-1492

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144870
eISBN:
9781400842483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144870.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the well-documented shift of the religious norm that transformed the Jews into the People of the Book. During the first century BCE, some Jewish scholars and religious leaders ... More


Logic and Verbalism

Theodore Zeldin

in France 1848–1945: Volume Two: Intellect, Taste and Anxiety

Published in print:
1977
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198221258
eISBN:
9780191678424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221258.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The mark by which one could recognise a Frenchman was often not so much his appearance but something much deeper and much subtler: the way he used language, the way he thought, the way he argued. ... More


Inequality in Transitions to Secondary School and Tertiary Education in Germany

Martin Neugebauer, David Reimer, Steffen Schindler, and Volker Stocké

in Determined to Succeed?: Performance versus Choice in Educational Attainment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804783026
eISBN:
9780804784481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783026.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter considers class inequalities in Germany for cohorts born in the 1980s and 1990s. It focuses on the transitions from primary school to the classical academic track, Gymnasium and from ... More


Schooling

Andrew E. Clark, Sarah Flèche, Richard Layard, Nattavudh Powdthavee, and George Ward

in The Origins of Happiness: The Science of Well-Being over the Life Course

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196336
eISBN:
9780691196954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196336.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter investigates the impact of the different schools and teachers in the Avon area on the outcomes of the children they taught. It begins by investigating the role of the whole school in ... More


Mass Secondary Schooling and the State: The Role of State Compulsion in the High School Movement

Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz

in Understanding Long-Run Economic Growth: Geography, Institutions, and the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226116341
eISBN:
9780226116426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116426.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The secondary school enrollment rate of U.S. youths soared (by over 50 percentage points) from 1910 to 1940. This chapter examines whether state compulsory schooling and child labor laws contributed ... More


Micromanaging the College Admissions Process: Leaving Nothing to Chance at Matthews Academy

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/9780226135083.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Chapter 4 picks up the same set of questions as chapter 3 among students and parents in a NAIS co-educational day school, tracing how students and parents enact and conceptualize their work in ... More


The World of the Students

Valeria Manzano

in The Age of Youth in Argentina: Culture, Politics, and Sexuality from Peron to Videla

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469611617
eISBN:
9781469611624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469611617.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines both secondary schools and universities, chiefly from 1956 to 1966. By reconstructing student experiences at both levels, it explores how secondary schools continued to be ... More


Education

Caitriona Clear

in Social Change and Everyday Life in Ireland, 1850-1922

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074370
eISBN:
9781781700693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074370.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

In the years 1850–1922, the National School existed, as did other primary schools not controlled by the State, but secondary schools evolved only slowly in the early years of the twentieth century in ... More


Introduction

Chester E. Finn and Andrew E. Scanlan

in Learning in the Fast Lane: The Past, Present, and Future of Advanced Placement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691178721
eISBN:
9780691185828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178721.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the Advanced Placement (AP) program. Advanced Placement is a privately operated, mostly privately financed, and almost entirely voluntary curricular ... More


School in contemporary Italy: structural features and current policies

Gabriele Ballarino

in The Italian welfare state in a European perspective: A comparative analysis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316886
eISBN:
9781447316909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316886.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter describes and discusses the Italian school system and school policies since the 90s from the point of view of the welfare state. First, the Italian school is described in comparative ... More


Does Economic Growth Increase the Demand for Schools?: Evidence from Rural India, 1960–99

Andrew D. Foster and Mark R. Rosenzweig (eds)

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/9780226454542.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter investigates whether low levels of schooling infrastructure and low schooling investment are solely the product of failed educational polices or whether they reflect instead, or at least ... More


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