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ERIC Number: EJ420691
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0021-8723
"The Insatiable Maw of Bureaucracy": Antistatism and Education Reform in the 1920s.
Dumenil, Lynn
Journal of American History, v77 n2 p499-524 Sep 1990
Analyzes the struggle to create a federal department of education in the 1920s. Details proponents' arguments in favor of efficiency, national control, and cultural homogeneity. Contends that opponents organized against further expansion of federal power. Places the debate within the larger context of progressivism and nativism. (CH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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