ERIC Number: ED358222
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
The Public School Monopoly: A Critical Analysis of Education and the State in American Society.
Everhart, Robert B., Ed.
The following 14 essays consider relationships among schooling, education, and the state; alternatives to existing systems; and educating minorities and the disadvantaged: (1) "Growing Up Blighted: Reflections on the 'Secret Power' in the American Experience" (C. Burgess); (2) "The Evolving Political Structure of American Schooling" (J. Spring); (3) "Nineteenth-Century Opponents of State Education: Prophets of Modern Revisionism" (G. H. Smith); (4) "Schooling for Work and Working at School: Perspectives on Immigrant and Working-Class Education in Urban America, 1880-1920" (C. H. Edson); (5) "Critical Literacy: A Conception of Education as a Moral Right and a Social Ideal" (M. S. Katz); (6) "The Manipulation of Consciousness: A First Amendment Critique of Schooling" (S. Arons and C. Lawrence III); (7) "A Comparative and International Perspective on the Prospects for Family and Community Control of Schooling" (T. J. La Belle); (8) "Changing Political Patterns and Governmental Regulations" (L. Iannaccone); (9) "Institutional Parameters and the Purposes of Schooling: State Regulation of Educational Innovation" (R. B. Everhart); (10) "The Prospects for Education Vouchers: An Economic Analysis" (E. G. West); (11) "Disturbing Evidence about the One Best System" (D. A. Erickson); (12) "The Impact of Taxation Policy on Public and Private Schools" (T. W. Vitullo-Martin); (13) "Educational Tax Credits" (R. A. Freeman); and (14) "Education and Cultural Reproduction: A Critical Reassessment of Programs for Choice" (M. W. Apple). A conclusion by R. B. Everhart summarizes the relationships between education and the state. (SLD)
Descriptors: Community Control, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Change, Educational Legislation, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Government Role, Government School Relationship, Minority Groups, Political Influences, Public Schools, Role of Education, School Choice, School District Autonomy, Social Class, State Government
Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy, 177 Post Street, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA (cloth--0-88410-383-8).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pacific Inst. for Public Policy Research, San Francisco, CA.
Identifiers - Location: United States