An Elusive Science
The Troubling History of Education Research
By (author) Ellen Condliffe Lagemann
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Elusive Science by Ellen Condliffe Lagemann
Book DescriptionSince its beginnings at the start of the 20th century, educational scholarship has been a marginal field, criticized by public policy makers and relegated to the fringes of academe. An Elusive Science explains why, providing a critical history of the traditions, conflicts, and institutions that have shaped the study of education over the past century.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780226467733
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 10-Jun-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Ellen Condliffe Lagemann
Issues in Education Research, Paperback (June 1999)
In this work, more than 20 scholars examine the state of education research, discussing how it is changing and where it needs to go.
Politics of Knowledge, Paperback (March 1992)» View all books by Ellen Condliffe Lagemann
The Carnegie Corporation, among this country's oldest and most important foundations, has underwritten projects ranging from the writings of David Riesman to Sesame Street. Lagemann's lively history focuses on how foundations quietly but effectively use power and private money to influence public policies.
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Author Biography - Ellen Condliffe Lagemann
Ellen Condliffe Lagemann is the president of the Spencer Foundation and a professor of history and education at New York University.
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