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Gomez Rodriguez, Amparo – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
This article explores the political, religious, and ideological backdrop to psychology and pedagogy under Franco's dictatorship. To this end, it analyses the important research carried out between 1940 and 1944 by the psychologist and pedagogue José J. Jover y Piquer into the intelligence, mentality, and moral judgement of a large number of…
Descriptors: Educational History, Teaching Methods, Ideology, Criticism
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Grossberg, Michael – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2011
American attitudes and policies toward children with disabilities changed significantly between the 1920s and the 1950s. Drawn from a larger study of the history of child protection in the United States, I argue that a redefinition of disabled children occurred in this era. Earlier fears that feeble-minded children posed a menace to American…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Children, Child Safety, Attitudes toward Disabilities
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Jacobi, Juliane – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2009
In early modern times orphans have been children who could not expect sufficient support from their family because of lack of at least one parent, in most cases the father. This article will clarify of whom we are talking if we talk about orphans and what have been the conditions of living in a society which was organised by a high variety of…
Descriptors: Poverty, History, Children, At Risk Persons
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Grosvenor, Ian – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2007
This article looks at two modern institutions designed to discipline and control urban bodies--the school and the asylum--and the records they produced and the young people whose moral and cognitive capacities they tended. Both institutions are the sites of past childhood stories, yet the lives experienced in them are essentially anonymous. The…
Descriptors: Historians, Children, Biographies, Educational History