ERIC Number: EJ480049
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1985
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English and American Residential Secondary Schools: A Comparative Study of the Reproduction of Social Elites.
Cookson, Peter W., Jr.; Persell, Caroline H.
Comparative Education Review, v29 n3 p283-98 Aug 1985
Elite secondary boarding schools educate and socialize students from socially elite backgrounds in ways that reflect the different characters of English and American society. Observations and interviews in 5 English and 12 American elite schools focused on leadership styles; discipline; curriculum; teaching style; and the structure of relationships among students, teachers, and administrators. (SV)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England); United States