ERIC Number: EJ452422
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Schools for Industrial Democrats: The Social Origins of John Dewey's Philosophy of Education.
Westbrook, Robert B.
American Journal of Education, v100 n4 p401-19 Aug 1992
Discusses ways in which the conflicts of capital and labor in later nineteenth-century U.S. influences the philosophy of education of J. Dewey. Dewey never lost his concern with social problems and advancing the cause of workplace democracy. He wanted his school community to prefigure a reconstructed industrial society. (SLD)
Descriptors: Democratic Values, Education Work Relationship, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education, Etiology, Industry, Labor Relations, Policy Formation, Political Attitudes, Social Problems, Social Values, Traditional Schools, United States History, Work Environment
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A