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Public or private education?: lessons from history

Public or private education?: lessons from history

Aldrich, Richard

The essays that make up this collection examine past, present and future relationships between the private and public dimensions of education. The book offers an analysis of the situation from an international perspective

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Woburn, 2004
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Statement of responsibility: editor, Richard Aldrich
ISBN: 0713040610, 9780713040616
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: viii, 221 p. ; 24 cm.
Series: Woburn education series
Subject: Education Social aspects Cross-cultural studies.; Independent Schools; Private schools History.; Educational History; Privatization in education History.


  1. Part 1 1. Gender and the Private/Public Debate on Education in the Long Eighteenth Century, Michele Cohen2. Changing the Boundaries
  2. the Voluntary System, Private Popular Education and the Battle for Useful Knowledge, c.1830s-c.1860s, Dennis Dean3. From Incorporation to Privatisation: Public and Private Secondary Education in Twentieth-Century England, Gary McCulloughPart 2 4. Round and Round the Mulberry Bush
  3. the Balance of Public and Private in Early Education and Childcare in the Twentieth Century, Helen Penn5. Birds, Bees and General Embarrassment
  4. Sex Education in Briain, from Social Purity to Section 28, Lesley A. Hall6. Domestic Science
  5. the Education of Girls at Home, Susan Williams7. Family History and the History of the Family Richard Aldrich Part 3 8. Changing Conceptions of Public and Private in American Educational History, William J Reese 9. Public Commitment and Private Choice in Australian Secondary Education, Geoffrey Sherington10. Public, Private and Globalised International Education, Peter Leuner and Mike Woolf.