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Yilmaz, Hale – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
This paper examines how the religious education of Turkish children in the "old letters" became an area of everyday contestation between the state and families and communities in the late 1920s and 1930s. Since children were seen as the nation's future, state authorities were adamant about teaching the new generation the new alphabet and…
Descriptors: Muslims, Islam, Religious Education, Educational History
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Hamre, Bjørn; Axelsson, Thom; Ludvigsen, Kari – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
This article explores the role of psychiatry in the sorting of schoolchildren in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden from 1920 to 1950. Whereas the role and rise of educational psychology and IQ-testing in the differentiation processes in schooling have been examined through earlier research, the role of psychiatry in the interprofessional collaboration…
Descriptors: Psychiatry, Psychiatric Hospitals, Educational Psychology, Intelligence Tests
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Bianchini, Paolo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
In the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, a number of Italian psychiatrists were convinced that medicine and education should work together to treat children with mental disabilities, then commonly defined as "feeble-minded". To this end they promoted the establishment of "Medico-Pedagogical Institutes", institutes,…
Descriptors: Psychiatry, Foreign Countries, Educational History, Psychiatric Hospitals
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Pannula Toft, Pia; Paksuniemi, Merja; Westberg, Johannes – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
The purpose of this article is to clarify what kind of role schools and teachers played in the well-being of Finnish war children during and after the Second World War. The study focuses on the children who were evacuated to Denmark, also known as Finnebørn, and their experiences and memories as war children in Denmark and returning evacuees back…
Descriptors: School Role, Teacher Role, Primary Sources, War
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Esteves, Olivier – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
The history of forced dispersal of immigrant children in England, which affected mostly non-Anglophone Asian pupils in areas such as Southall (West London) and Bradford (West Yorkshire) in the 1960s and 1970s has only very recently elicited the interest of historians. Mobilising archival material as well as interviews with formerly bussed pupils,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Children, Busing
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Tunc, Yasin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
The two decades following the establishment of the Turkish Republic witnessed the growth of the pervasive fear that vagrant and homeless children and child delinquents presented a threat to the physical, mental, and economic well-being of the nascent Turkish nation. Newspapers of the period regularly touched upon the issue, alerting the public and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Homeless People, Delinquency, Children
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Roberts, Siân – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
During the 1930s and 1940s art increasingly came to be used as a therapeutic tool with children who were perceived as damaged by their experiences of war or displacement. This article explores two related exhibitions--"Children's Art from All Countries" (1941) and "The War as Seen by Children" (1943)--which provided a platform…
Descriptors: Refugees, Art Education, Educational History, Artists
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Bakker, Nelleke – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This article focuses on the role the Dutch school for children with "learning and behavioural problems" (LOM) has played in knowledge production about learning disabilities and in the development of academic study of special education between 1949 and 1985. LOM-schooling grew rapidly during these years and attracted relatively many…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Testing, Observation
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Dussel, Inés – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
There are images in the history of education that can be considered iconic, images that are, as Georges Didi-Huberman says, "full of future". In this article, I want to consider two children's films from the 1930s, "Emil und die Detektive" (Gerhard Lamprecht, Germany, 1931) and "Zéro de conduite" (Jean Vigo, France,…
Descriptors: Educational History, Conflict, Films, Children
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Hämäläinen, Juha – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
Dealing with the methodological challenge of historical expounding, this paper discusses the historical formation of child protection with regard to the history of ideas. The aim is to identify the early intellectual grounds of the idea of child protection. Due to the fact that the genesis and evolution of child protection are shaped by many kinds…
Descriptors: Educational History, Child Welfare, Child Safety, Social Change
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Priem, Karin – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article focuses on senses, emotions and cultural practices such as writing, reading and speaking in West Germany after 1945. The period immediately following the end of the Second World War--the so-called "Stunde Null", or "zero hour"--has generally been seen as a time of new beginnings, also with regard to cleansing the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, German, Emotional Response
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Parker, Stephen G. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
As part of its stated mission to Christianise Britain, from its earliest years the BBC broadcast religious programmes intended for a child audience. Directed at sites domestic and educational, these broadcasts constituted a means of the mediatisation of religion for children. This paper explores the work of the pioneer children's religious…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Education, Radio, Educational History
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De Wilde, Lieselot; Vanobbergen, Bruno – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
In the past decades, a body of international research concerning residential institutions for children emerged. This article focuses on the history of the Ghent orphanages (1945-1984). First, the population of the more than 1200 children and young people resident in the orphanages between 1945 and 1984 is analysed. This analysis illustrates a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Residential Institutions, Children, Educational History
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Dekker, Jeroen J.H. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
The challenge of using images for the history of education and childhood will be addressed in this article by looking at them as representations. Central is the relationship between representations and reality. The focus is on the power of paintings as representations of aspects of realities. First the meaning of representation for images as…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Educational History, Painting (Visual Arts), Portraiture
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Collelldemont, Eulàlia – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
When studying any aspect of the lives of children during the Spanish Civil War, or an institution or educational model of that time, it becomes clear that many factors come into play, none of which can be considered in isolation. Children's lives are inextricably bound up with the context in which they unfold and while academic research strives…
Descriptors: War, Foreign Countries, Educational History, Cultural Context
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