ERIC Number: ED373145
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
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Education for Work. Background to Policy and Curriculum.
Corson, David, Ed.
This book contains 18 articles in which contributors from England, Canada, New Zealand, Scotland, Australia, and the United States explore the relationship between education and work in democracies. The articles are: "Introduction: The Meaning and Place of Work" (Corson); "Towards a Humanistic Conception of Education and Work" (Chomsky); "Education, Schooling and the World of Work" (Wringe); "Introduction: Linking Education and Work" (Corson); "Issues in the Vocational-Liberal Studies Controversy (1900-1917): John Dewey vs the Social Efficiency Philosophers" (Wirth); "Vocational Education and Democracy" (Sherman); "Introduction: Policy in Social Context" (Corson); "Gender, Education, and Work" (Branson); "Technical and Vocational Schooling: Education or Work?" (McCulloch);"Leisure, Work and Education" (Entwistle); "Social and Technological Change: Diversity or Commonality in Post-School Education" (Weir); "Youth Unemployment: A Review of the Literature" (Furnham); "State Policy and Employment" (Shirley); "Introduction: Studies in Work across the Curriculum" (Corson); "Building on Youth Cultures in the Secondary Curriculum" (Walker); "School to Work" (Taylor); "Unemployment and the Schools" (Snook); and "Vocational Skills Training in Transition Education: Successful Practice in New Zealand?" (Korndorffer). Contains 367 references. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Curriculum Development, Democracy, Education Work Relationship, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Foreign Countries, Humanism, Integrated Curriculum, Leisure Time, Literature Reviews, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Role of Education, School Community Relationship, Secondary Education, Sex Role, Social Change, Social Influences, Technical Education, Technological Advancement, Transitional Programs, Unemployment, Vocational Education, Youth Employment
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Identifiers: Australia; Canada; Dewey (John); England; New Zealand; Scotland; United States
Note: Originally published in 1988 by Dunsmore Press, New Zealand.