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The Irony of Early School Reform: Educational Innovation in Mid-Nineteenth Century Massachusetts

Michael B. Katz ; reissued with a new introduction
Format
Book
Published
New York : Teachers College Press, 2001.
Language
English
Series
Reflective History Series
ISBN
0807740675 (cloth), 0807740667 (pbk.)
Contents
  • Introduction.: Educational Reform: The Cloud of Sentiment and Historiography 1
  • 1. New Society 5
  • 2. New Education 11
  • Part I. Reform by Imposition: Social Origins of Educational Controversy 19
  • 1. Abolition of Beverly High School 19
  • 2. Educational Promoters and the High School 27
  • 3. Local Opposition to Reform 50
  • 4. Lawrence: From Model Town to Primary School of Vice 93
  • Part II. Uses of Pedagogy: Teachers and the Educational Process 115
  • 1. Heresy of Cyrus Peirce 115
  • 2. Society's Hot Stimulus of Action and the Necessity of Restraint 117
  • 3. True Idea of Education 124
  • 4. A New Motive to Moral Excellence vs. Emulation 131
  • 5. God's Gardener: Strategies of Teacher Mobility 153
  • Part III. Compulsory Education and the Urban Delinquent: The State Reform School 163
  • 1. Reformers Against the Reform School 163
  • 2. Delinquency and the Grading of Prisons 164
  • 3. From Favorable Impressions to Imperfection of the Stock: The Theory of Crime and Poverty 170
  • 4. At Once a Home and a School 185
  • 5. Results of Reform 202
  • Conclusion.: Educational Reform: Myths and Limits 213
  • Appendix A. Massachusetts Social, Economic, and Educational Statistics 221
  • Appendix B. Communities and Education: An Analysis of Variance 225
  • Appendix C. Social Composition of High School Enrollment 270
  • Appendix D. Beverly: Analysis of the 1860 Vote on the High School Issue 272.
Description
xxxix, 325 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
  • Originally published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1968.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-319) and index.
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