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ERIC Number: EJ937953
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1468-1366
Education and Schooling: From Modernity to Postmodernity
Zufiaurre, Benjamin
Pedagogy, Culture and Society, v15 n2 p139-151 2007
The development of education and schooling in modern times emerged from the priorities of religion and politics in the sixteenth-century transition from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance and Reformation. Subsequently, liberal ideas about the maintenance and advancement of life on earth fostered a new dualism, between educational science and politics. The development of modern schooling was implicated in these changes; and different trajectories of "great" (or systematic) and "small" (or schoolroom) didactics, open and closed curricula, heavenly and temporal salvation became part of the modernist, nation-related project. The advent of transnational, globalised regimes since the end of the nineteenth century, however, has gradually created a new political agenda for schooling. To understand this agenda, it may be useful to return to past circumstances and, in the process, clarify perceptions of the future.
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Language: English
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