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ERIC Number: EJ246547
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981
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David Samuel Snedden: The Ideology of Social Efficiency.
Bergen, Timothy J., Jr.
Journal of Thought, v16 n2 p91-102 Sum 1981
Reviews the career of pioneer educational sociologist David Samuel Snedden (1868-1951) and examines his theory of education for social efficiency, which presumes to improve society through the direct teaching of the knowledge, attitudes, and skills predetermined to make citizens more vocationally useful and socially responsible. (Author/SJL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Snedden (David Samuel)