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Fair, Alexandra – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
From its beginning in 1885, the Hull House was beacon for social progress and urban reform. Founders Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr recruited talented, passionate partners from diverse fields to address issues from street sanitation to education in Chicago's immigrant communities. Among residents' many projects, their involvement in the…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sex Education, Educational History, Contraception
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Açikgöz, Betül – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
The late Ottoman education policy implemented curriculum reforms adding science courses reduced to school children level. The modern science was popularised by supplementing public education with the new courses. Textbooks with illustrations efficiently introduced children to European material improvements and icons of progress. Between the years…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Curriculum Development
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Hasan, Md. Mahmudul – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
Given that social constructions and deeply embedded cultural misapprehensions about gender, together with conventional views of female intellectual ability, denied women entry into institutional education, Wollstonecraft and Rokeya mounted a literary campaign to promote female education in their respective societies. They argued that female…
Descriptors: Womens Education, Equal Education, Educational Opportunities, Educational History
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Ogren, Christine A. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
Histories of teachers' experiences in the United States between the 1880s and the 1930s argue that teaching restrained and often debilitated teachers' bodies. The emerging theory of constraint is limited, however, because the historiography of American teachers focuses for the most part only on the months when school was in session. This…
Descriptors: Educational History, Historiography, Vacations, Administrator Attitudes
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Nieminen, Marjo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2018
This article focuses on the bodies of schoolgirls as visualised and represented in a short film of Finnish secondary schools for girls in the 1950s. The film, "Oma tyttökouluni" ("My Own Girls' School") was released in 1957 and was screened in cinemas in advance of feature films. Although the short film was made in a…
Descriptors: Films, Human Body, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Proctor, Helen; Weaver, Heather – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2017
This article examines cultural representations of the mid-twentieth century mother of schoolchildren in a mass-circulation Australian women's magazine, arguing that schools and schooling have been under-acknowledged in the historiography of mothering, despite their importance in shaping modern childhood and family life. Framing the…
Descriptors: Females, Periodicals, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Spencer, Stephanie – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article focuses on the series of 11 books about a young female pilot, "Worrals of the WAAF," by W.E. Johns, creator of Biggles. The Worrals books were published from 1941 when recruitment for the Women's Auxiliary Air Force was falling. Johns chose to ignore that the WAAF supported pilots through their work on the ground and did not…
Descriptors: Fiction, Books, Females, War
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McClellan, Ann K. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
Applying the critical lenses of feminism, autographical theory and literary analysis, this essay performs a triple reading of Vera Brittain's multi-genre writings about gender, war,and university education. Focusing specifically on "The Dark Tide" (1923), "Testament of Youth" (1933) and "The Women of Oxford" (1960),…
Descriptors: War, World History, Autobiographies, Fiction
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Nieminen, Marjo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2016
This article concentrates on visual sources relating to secondary education, and asks how a collection of photographs can be understood and interpreted as part of the institutional and collective memory of one Finnish girls' school. The photographs were published in the anniversary books of the school. They construct an entirety, where public…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Females, Single Sex Schools
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Ní Bhroiméil, Úna – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2015
Alfred Mosely, a wealthy South African diamond mine owner and British industrialist, financed an Educational Commission that travelled to the United States during the winter of 1903. Its purpose was to ascertain how far education in the United States was responsible for the country's industrial progress, and its report was published in England in…
Descriptors: Masculinity, Reports, Gender Differences, Race
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Flamez, E.; Vanobbergen, B. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
This research explores political-educational debates regarding the concept of women's emancipation in women and family programmes on Belgian television between 1954 and 1975. From the very beginning, the women's episodes were regarded as explicitly educational. The episodes were created to increase women's participation by means of their…
Descriptors: Females, Programming (Broadcast), Television, History
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Lopez, Oresta – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
The reflections presented in this article include the process of incorporating women teachers into schools during the post-revolutionary period in Mexico. From one standpoint, women teachers lived in a state of ambiguity throughout this period because they were seen as symbols of national reconstruction following a war that left more than one…
Descriptors: Pregnancy, Females, Foreign Countries, Mexicans
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Watts, Ruth – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
An examination of recent gender scholarship demonstrates how a gendered lens has contributed to the debates on society, the state and education. Using local and international examples mostly from about 1880 to 1930, this paper will investigate how gendered perceptions coloured the provision of education, what we mean by "the state" and…
Descriptors: Females, Educational Administration, Expertise, Educational Experience
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Porwancher, Andrew – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
In 1974, Brown University's Department of Anthropology denied tenure to assistant professor Louise Lamphere. Convinced that her dismissal was the product of sex discrimination, Lamphere filed suit against Brown. Lamphere and three other female scholars who joined her suit successfully pressed Brown into an out-of-court settlement in 1977.…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, College Faculty, Gender Discrimination, Anthropology
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Goodman, Joyce – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
The article explores ways in which intellectual co-operation at the League of Nations [SDN] provided a space for the engagement of culturally elite women in intellectual co-operation circles in Geneva, Paris and a range of national contexts stretching across Europe, Latin America and Asia. It discusses the language of the "international mind" and…
Descriptors: Expertise, Females, International Cooperation, Foreign Countries
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