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Groeger, Cristina V. – History of Education Quarterly, 2018
This article explores the role of university placement offices in shaping a twentieth-century corporate elite. While studies of the "corporatization" of the university focus on developments after the 1970s, the rise of the modern university and corporate economy were inextricably linked by the early twentieth century. Scholars of this…
Descriptors: Educational History, Universities, Industry, Corporations
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Taira, Derek – History of Education Quarterly, 2018
This article explores the efforts of Native Hawaiian students to appropriate and take control of their schooling as part of a broad Indigenous story of empowerment during Hawai'i's territorial years (1900-1959). Histories of this era lack a visible Indigenous presence and contribute to the myth that Natives passively accepted the Americanization…
Descriptors: Hawaiians, Self Determination, Student Role, Indigenous Populations
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Franklin, V. P. – History of Education Quarterly, 2011
Historians need social theories to conduct their research whether they are acknowledged or not. Positivist social theories underpinned the professionalization of the writing of history as well as the establishment of the social sciences as "disciplines," in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. August Comte's "science of society" and…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Social Sciences, Foreign Countries, Historians
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Burkholder, Zoe – History of Education Quarterly, 2010
This article focuses on how public schools have functioned in the ideological production of race in America and their critical role in shaping the way Americans understand specific definitions of race as well as the muted rules of racial etiquette. The author analyzes American schools as racializing institutions, that is institutions with the…
Descriptors: United States History, Racial Factors, Racial Bias, Public Schools
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Eick, Caroline – History of Education Quarterly, 2010
This article contributes to one's historical understanding of student experience in general, and more particularly, to one's understanding of developing cross-group relationships within desegregated schools over the second half of the twentieth century. The article draws from a broader study that examines students' evolving relationships within a…
Descriptors: High Schools, Public Schools, Counties, Student Experience
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Di Mascio, Anthony – History of Education Quarterly, 2010
The educational history of Upper Canada is commonly written as the succession of an elite group of educational reformers who advocated a centralized system of mass schooling. However, the recent shift in research on Upper Canada away from the narrative of prominent individuals who controlled the social, political, and economic development of the…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Democracy, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Bourke, Paul F. – History of Education Quarterly, 1975
John Dewey's attempts to ground traditional issues of logic and epistemology in a more organic relation to actual life experience are examined. (Author/DE)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Philosophy, Social Change
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Lawson, Alan – History of Education Quarterly, 1975
The relationship between John Dewey's philosophy of Instrumentalism, his personal character, and social reform is analyzed. (DE)
Descriptors: Activism, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Philosophy
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Cooney, Jerry W. – History of Education Quarterly, 1983
A social question faced by Latin American countries when they gained their independence from Spain was that of education. An extreme example of the difficulties encountered can be found in Paraguay where education was affected by the events of independence and by a new phenomenon, the Spanish American dictator. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Cohen, Ronald D. – History of Education Quarterly, 1997
Describes the efforts of authorities to respond to the burgeoning youth culture of the 1950s. Details the censorship efforts aimed at those aspects of youth culture (comic books, rock and roll) that were viewed as dangerous and subversive. Identifies these effort within the corresponding social, political, and cultural climate. (MJP)
Descriptors: Alienation, Censorship, Comics (Publications), Cultural Influences
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Mirel, Jeffrey – History of Education Quarterly, 1998
Summarizes the crises and calls for change from 1981-1988 within the Detroit (Michigan) school system that led to the creation of the HOPE (Hayden, Olmstead, and Patrick for Education) coalition. Discusses the years the HOPE coalition headed the school board and the reasons for its failure. Addresses the implications for other cities. (CMK)
Descriptors: Board of Education Role, Economic Factors, Educational Change, Educational Improvement
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Schutt, Amy C. – History of Education Quarterly, 1998
Examines the implications of the Moravians' emphasis on children in their Indian missions and suggests that the Moravians' interests converged with the concerns of Indians about the fate of their own children. Focuses on the history of the missions in the Susquehanna and Ohio valleys between 1765 and 1782. (CMK)
Descriptors: American Indians, Beliefs, Child Rearing, Child Welfare
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James, Cathy L. – History of Education Quarterly, 1998
Explores the many roles that the theater played within the settlement houses in Toronto (Canada) from 1910 to 1930. Demonstrates that settlement workers in Toronto attempted to use the power of the theater to influence, inspire, and inform both their clientele and the broader community. (CMK)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Clubs, Educational Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Trethewey, Lynne – History of Education Quarterly, 1999
Addresses "the retardation problem," over-aged students retained in a grade because of failure to make "normal" annual progress. Concentrates on how influences in the 1940s in South Australia refocused attentions on over-aged students changing the substance of educational debate regarding their classroom presence and the…
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Age, Age Grade Placement, Child Development
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Dawson, Andrew – History of Education Quarterly, 1999
Addresses the change from the system of workshop apprenticeship to that of industrial training, pioneered in 1878 by the Baldwin Locomotive Works and the Spring Garden Institute, that eventually spread to the public school system in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania). (CMK)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Educational Change, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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