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ERIC Number: EJ540197
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0018-2680
"To Better Our Condition": Educational Credentialing and "the Silent Compulsion of Economic Relations" in the United States, 1830 to the Present.
Hogan, David
History of Education Quarterly, v36 n3 p243-70 Fall 1996
Examines the social and economic pressures exerted on U.S. society by industrialization and a market economy and the concurrent effect on public education. Argues that market forces shaped education as a credentialing process that ensured social stratification. Discusses the present application of this process and its implications for educational reform. (MJP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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