Education and the struggle for democracy: the politics of educational ideas
Includes bibliographical references and index. Introduction: The politics of educational ideas -- 1. Education, politics and society -- 2. Democratic theory and democratic education -- 3. 'Gentling the masses': the nineteenth-century origins of the English educational tradition -- 4. 'Secondary education for all': the struggle for democratic education in twentieth-century England -- 5. The battle of ideas and the rise of the New Right coalition in England --6. The New Right offensive and the demise of democratic education in England -- Conclusion: Democratic education in the twenty-first century.
- LCC: LC93
- Dewey Decimal: 379.41
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: xii, 233 p. ; 23 cm.
- Politics and education -- Great Britain
- Education -- Great Britain -- Philosophy
- Democracy -- Great Britain
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