Founding Mothers and Others
Women Educational Leaders During the Progressive Era
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Founding Mothers and Others by Alan R. Sadovnik
Book DescriptionInterest in progressive education and feminist pedagogy has gained a significant following in current educational reform circles. Founding Mothers and Others examines the female founders of progressive schools and other female educational leaders in the early twentieth century and their schools or educational movements. All of the women led remarkable lives and their legacies are embedded in education today. The book examines the lessons to be learned from their work and their lives. The book also analyzes whether their leadership styles support contemporary feminist theories of leadership that argue women administrators tend to be more inclusive, democratic, and caring than male administrators. Through an examination of these women, this book looks critically at the ways in which the leaders' administrative styles and behaviors lend support to feminist claims.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780312295028
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publish Date: 16-Aug-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Alan R. Sadovnik
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Education and Sociology, Hardback (November 2001)» View all books by Alan R. Sadovnik
Pooling together writings from the leading academic authorities in education today, this single-volume reference provides readers and researchers with provocative new topics and issues in the sociology of education.
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Author Biography - Alan R. Sadovnik
ALAN R. SADOVNIK is Professor of Education and Sociology Chair of the Department of Education and Academic Foundations at Rutgers University-Newark. He is the co-editor (with Susan F. Semel) of 'Schools of Tomorrow' Schools of Today: Whast Happened to Progressive Education and Knowledge and Pedagogy: The Sociology of Basil Bernstein. SUSAN F. SEMEL is Associate Professor in the School of Education at the City College of New York. She is the author of The Dalton School: The Transformation of a Progressive School, one of the seminal histories of the progressive school movement in the United States.
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