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ERIC Number: EJ453689
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0305-4985
A. S. Neill on Democratic Authority: A Lesson from Summerhill?
Darling, John
Oxford Review of Education, v18 n1 p45-57 1992
Describes the views of A. S. Neill on democracy in school administration. Explains the reasoning behind Neill's arrangement of community-based decision making. Questions how democratic England's Summerhill School was in view of Neill's authority. Suggests giving children the right to participate in community government as an educationally profitable experience and display of adult trust. (DK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
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