Schooled to Order A Social History of Public Schooling in the United States

ISBN-10: 0195028929
ISBN-13: 9780195028928
Edition: N/A
Authors: David Nasaw
List price: $39.99 Buy it from $3.00
This item qualifies for FREE shipping

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

New Starting from $47.64
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
You could win $10,000

Get an entry for every item you buy, rent, or sell.

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
History of Western Art Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
History of World Philosophies Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
American History Volume 1 Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
History of Western Music Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $39.99
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/5/1981
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

David Nasaw is currently a professor of history and director of the Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, he lives in Manhattan.

Introduction
The Common Schools 1835-1855
The New World and the Old
The children
The spread of indiscipline
Charity schools
The Ultimate Reform: The Common Schools
The reformers
The problem with the (unreformed) schools
A "common" republicanism; a "common" Protestantism
The Campaign for the Common Schools: The Enthusiasts, the Indifferent, and the Opposition
The manufacturers and the common schools
The workers, their organizations, and the common schools
The campaign for school taxes: the reformers vs. the districts
Who shall teach the children?
The Irish and the Common Schools
The Irish: making a living, building a community
Schools for Irish children
The reformers' response
The Legacy of Reform--the Ideology and the Institution
The High Schools 1895-1915
The "Youth" Problem
The invention of "adolescence": G. Stanley Hall
The "bad boys": who were they?
The adolescent and the law
Child-saving
The "youth" problem as a "class" problem
The War Against the Wards
The call to battle
Business leads the charge
Reforming the High Schools
"Youth" problems, "class" problems, and some early attempts to solve them
High schools and white collars
The high schools: a new weapon in the battle for exports and against the unions
Industrial schooling: for whom?
New Studies for New Students
Industrial schooling for the "plain people"
Differentiation: the new democracy in secondary schooling
The new students: what they wanted, what they got
Social efficiency in secondary schooling
Reaction, Resistance, and the Final Compromise
The union response
The "plain people's" response
The educators' response
Secondary schooling: for industrial efficiency or for democracy?
The final compromise: the comprehensive high school
Higher Education 1945-1970
Between the World Wars: To School or to Work?
High School: for whom?
College: for whom?
One Depression Cured, Another Prevented: Planning for War and Postwar
Fighting the war the American way
The G.1. Bill
In the "National Interest": The Private Universities in Postwar
From World War to Cold War: the state and the corporation
The RandD explosion
Of research and education
New funds and functions
A "Rising Tide" of Students: the Public Sector
Fewer "good" jobs and more job hunters
Postwar plans and planners: new goals for higher education
The "tidal wave" approaches
Of plans and planners
The "Tidal Wave" Contained--Open Admissions
Open admissions: for whom?
Open admissions: to where? and why?
The higher education pyramid
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×