Transformations in Schooling

Historical and Comparative Perspectives

  • Editors
  • Kim Tolley

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction: Historical and Comparative Perspectives on Transformations in Schooling

  3. Education and State Formation

  4. Politics, Ideology, and Policy

  5. The Market, the State, and Transformations in Teaching

  6. Culture, Identity, and Schooling

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 267-276

About this book


By the end of the Twentieth century, formal schooling - once the privilege of male elites - had become accessible to women, the working class and some ethnic minorities. The essays in this volume explore the historical origins of this transformation, analyzing struggles Australia, Canada, China, Columbia, India, the United States, and South Africa.


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