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Thayer-Bacon, Barbara – Education and Culture, 2012
I explore Montessori's story in terms of her initial warm reception by America to her educational research, and her later cooling off, once Dewey's student, Kilpatrick, published The Montessori System Examined and declared her work to be based on psychological theory that was fifty years behind the times. I argue that there is a troubling gendered…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Democracy, Theory Practice Relationship, Montessori Method
Costa de Beauregard, Pascaline – Education and Culture, 1976
Describes efforts to instill new life into the major agencies concerned with promotion of contemporary art, and emphasizes the need to de-politicize the major art expositions (the Venice Biennale, Rome Quadriennale, and Milan Triennale). (Author/RW)
Descriptors: Art, Artists, Exhibits, Government Role
Ghezzi, Giorgio; Grandi, Roberto – Education and Culture, 1975
This article provided an account of the organization of cultural activities in the city of Bologna, Italy. It stressed the activities' significance in terms of the city's cultural policy by attempting to show obstacles encountered and efforts made to overcome them. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Committees, Community Programs, Cultural Activities, Municipalities