ERIC Number: EJ423724
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
English Nonconformity, Education and Passive Resistance, 1903-6.
Pugh, D. R.
History of Education, v19 n4 p355-73 Dec 1990
Focuses on the Passive Resistance campaign of the English Nonconformists in response to the 1902 Balfour Education Act's public funding of denominational (primarily Anglican) schools. Examines penalties the Nonconformists paid for tax resistance. Describes numbers of prosecutions, seizures of goods, imprisonment, and disfranchisement. Concludes the campaign failed to influence educational policy, unlike earlier Nonconformists' efforts. (CH)
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Dissent, Educational History, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Elementary Education, European History, Foreign Countries, Government School Relationship, Parochial Schools, Political Influences, Public Schools, Public Support, Religious Factors, Resource Allocation, Taxes
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)