Schooling and Social Change 1964-1990
By (author) Roy Lowe
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Schooling and Social Change 1964-1990 by Roy Lowe
Book DescriptionThis is the first book to offer an overview of the ways in which the sweeping social and economic changes of the modern period have impacted on the education system. Roy Lowe draws on estensive research to paint a vivid picture of the ways in which schools and universities were moulded by external events and of the part they played in promoting modernisation of society. The book explores some key themes: * the nature of the economic transformations taking place; * the growing awareness of gender issues; * the changing ethnic composition of modern Britain; * the bureaucratisation of society and the rise of a new politics. Exploring the links between these issues and educational provision, Lowe argues that the growing political significance of educational issues is largely explained by the critical part played by the education system in providing social and economic stability during these years of swift social change. Roy Lowe is Professor of Education at the University of Wales, Swansea.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415023979
(234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Jul-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This text provides an overview of the relationship between the sweeping social changes of the post-war period and education in England. It outlines the major demographic cultural and socio-economic developments which made new demands of the education service during the 20 years following the War.
Death of Progressive Education, Hardback (July 2007)» View all books by Roy Lowe
Gives an analysis of the changes that have taken place in the classroom over the years. This work examines the rise of child-centred approached to teaching following WW2, and then traces changes to the role of teacher since the major debates during the 1960s.
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