ERIC Number: EJ554655
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Abraham Flexner and the German University: The Progressive as Traditionalist.
Bonner, Thomas N.
Paedagogica Historica, v33 n1 p99-116 1997
Profiles the career and contributions of Abraham Flexner, a U.S. progressive turned conservative under the influence of German higher education. Fascinated by the high standards of teaching and research at German universities, especially in the medical facilities, Flexner became a pioneer in transatlantic comparative educational studies. (MJP)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Conservatism, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Context, Democratic Values, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices, Educational Quality, Elitism, Foreign Countries, Foreign Culture, Higher Education, International Educational Exchange, Medical Schools, Peer Influence, Scholarship, Social Scientists, Universities
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Germany