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Macnab, Natasha; Grosvenor, Ian; Myers, Kevin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
Over the past two decades there has been a growing interest in the exploration of "transnational history". This work has focused in general on understanding the "movement, ebb and circulation" of ideas across borders and in particular on the introduction, transmission, reception and appropriation of ideas through the process of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History, Global Approach, Research Methodology
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Myers, Kevin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
This article is an attempt to shed some further light on the people and the processes involved in the identification of mental deficiency in children and young people. In order to do this, it turns away from the themes that have been most prominent in the historiography to date: elite and professional ideas, parliamentary and public debates and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disability Identification, Clinical Diagnosis, Mental Retardation
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Grosvenor, Ian; Myers, Kevin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2006
Through an analysis of both education policy and knowledge creation, this article explores the historical dimensions of two key features of the "new information age." In the field of education, it documents the development of a progressive education policy in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Birmingham, UK. This policy…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Educational Policy, Curriculum Development, Architecture