More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Usually Ships in 3-5 Business Days
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 3/17/2011.
What is included with this book?
- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
The history of education is a contested field of study, and has represented a site of struggle for the past century of its development. It is highly relevant to an understanding of broader issues in history, education and society, and yet has often been regarded as being merely peripheral rather than central to them.Over the years the history of education has passed through a number of approaches, more recently engaging with a different areas such as curriculum, teaching and gender, although often losing sight of a common cause. In this book McCulloch contextualizes the struggle for educational history, explaining and making suggestions for the future on a number of topics, including: finding a set of common causes for the field as a whole; engaging more effectively with social sciences and humanities while maintaining historical integrity; forming a rationale of missions and goals for the field; defining the overall content of the subject, its priorities and agendas; and reassessing the relevance of educational history to current educational and social issues.Throughout this book the origins of unresolved debates and tensions about the nature of the field of history of education are discussed and key examples are analysed to present a new view of future development.The Struggle for the History of Education demonstrates the key changes and continuities in the field and its relationship with education, history and the social sciences over the past century. It also reveals how the history of education can build on an enhanced sense of its own past, and the common and integrating mission that makes it distinctive, interesting and important for a wide range of scholars from different backgrounds.
Gary McCulloch is the inaugural Brian Simon Professor of the History of Education at the Institute of Education, University of London, U.K.
Table of Contents
|Introduction: History, education and the social sciences||p. 1|
|The struggle for social progress||p. 11|
|The struggle for social change||p. 26|
|The struggle for social equality||p. 41|
|The struggle for educational reform||p. 55|
|The struggle for theory and methodology||p. 71|
|The struggle for new directions||p. 83|
|The struggle for the future||p. 98|
|Conclusion: The struggle for the history of education||p. 112|
|Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.|