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Dons and Workers 1900–1914

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/9780198205753.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The chapter reports on the growing independence of the labour movement marked by the founding of the Labour Representation Committee in 1900 and the election of twenty-nine Labour MPs in 1906. The ... More


The Debate on Working-Class Education

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/9780198205753.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The issues of strategy, content, and control of workers' education which animated this exchange of views were at the heart of an almost simultaneous controversy within Oxford itself in the immediate ... More


Dons and Workers: Oxford and Adult Education since 1850

Lawrence Goldman

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205753
eISBN:
9780191676765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205753.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book is a history of university adult education since its origins in the mid-Victorian period. It focuses on the University of Oxford, which came to lead the movement for adult and working-class ... More


Introduction: radical education, past and present

Jessica Gerrard

in Radical childhoods: Schooling and the struggle for social change

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719090219
eISBN:
9781781706954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090219.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter considers the place of education in the struggle for social change. Taking inspiration from cultural and feminist historians, Gerrard argues for the need to explore beyond institutional ... More


Radicalism and Respectability in Working-class Political Culture

Malcolm Petrie

in Popular Politics and Political Culture: Urban Scotland, 1918-1939

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474425612
eISBN:
9781474445214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425612.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Class, for some on the radical left, and especially those in the Communist Party, was not just an economic identity. It was also one earned through conduct, particularly a commitment to political ... 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


When students ‘speak back’: challenging elite approaches to teaching, learning and education policy

John Smyth

in Corporate Elites and the Reform of Public Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447326809
eISBN:
9781447326816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326809.003.0016
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter traces the way schooling systems have become increasingly implicated in and infected by a singular neoliberal policy strain culminating in an alarming propulsion of so-called ... More


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