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Patronage: Emulation for the Working Class

Carol E. Harrison

in The Bourgeois Citizen in Nineteenth-Century France: Gender, Sociability, and the Uses of Emulation

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207771
eISBN:
9780191677793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207771.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the bourgeois claim to be a universal class, open to all men of appropriate character, by looking at the bourgeois patronage of ... More


The End of the Tradition: Oxford and Adult Education since 1945

Lawrence Goldman

in Dons and Workers: Oxford and Adult Education since 1850

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205753
eISBN:
9780191676765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205753.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Writing the history of university adult education after 1945 is considerably more difficult than doing it for any preceding period. In recent decades the ideals of the movement have become less ... More


Oxford and Working-Class Education: An Assessment

Lawrence Goldman

in Dons and Workers: Oxford and Adult Education since 1850

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205753
eISBN:
9780191676765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205753.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In assessing the adult tradition, one is required to go beyond educational success. One should also look for wider social aims and aspirations. This chapter proposes to do this by breaking down the ... More


Religion, Philosophy, and Workers' Education: Arthur Acland, Arnold Toynbee, and T. H. Green

Lawrence Goldman

in Dons and Workers: Oxford and Adult Education since 1850

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205753
eISBN:
9780191676765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205753.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

For the first seven years of its existence Oxford extension was a movement without formal machinery or organization. Indeed, the years up to 1885, when extension lecturing was effectively refounded ... More


Emotion Strained through a Thinking Mind: Fannia Cohn, the ilgwu, and the Struggle for Workers’ Education, 1915–1945

Annelise Orleck

in Common Sense and a Little Fire: Women and WoOrleck, Anneliserking-Class Politics in the United States, 1900-1965

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635910
eISBN:
9781469635934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635910.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

From the moment that garment workers began reading to each other on the garment shop floor to make up for their inability to attend school, the drive for education was a central thrust of industrial ... More


The Aims of Workers’ Education (1926)

International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0037
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the aims and functions of workers' education, as set forth by the ILGWU's national education program. The purpose of the educational activities of the ILGWU is to provide the ... More


Marxism and Americanism: A. J. Muste, Louis Budenz, and an “American approach” before the Popular Front

Leilah Danielson

in Marxism and America: New Appraisals

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781526149763
eISBN:
9781526166661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526149770.00010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This essay revisits the historiographical debates about the “Americanism” of the Popular Front era. It shows that efforts to Americanize Marxism and build a cultural front began in the 1920s as ... More


The Power of Speech and Education (1893)

Education Societies

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0028
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter is a collection of some announcements gleaned from radical Yiddish newspapers. These passages show how working-class men and women created numerous self-education societies in cities ... More


Protecting Disaster Rescue and Recovery Workers

Dori B. Reissman, Maryann M. D’Alessandro, Lisa Delaney, and John Piacentino

in Occupational and Environmental Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190662677
eISBN:
9780190662707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662677.003.0034
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes disaster worker protection strategies and health surveillance activities in terms of temporal phases to address disaster safety management before, during, and after a disaster ... More


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