In this Book

buy this book Buy This Book in Print
summary
Education and the Social Order examines the changes and developments in the British education system from the Second World War to the eve of the millennium.Education has always been a battlefield and never more so than in Britain in the second half of the twentieth century. Simon argues that educational policy usually reflects the outcome of a struggle between progressives who see reform as a first step towards social change, and conservatives who prefer a stratified system which reflects existing social divisions. Beginning with the 1944 Education Act, the book documents the changes that took place as the result of these battles: it begins with the 1944 Education Act and the massive extension of educational opportunity that took place in the postwar period; it then deals with the subsequent prolonged debates about comprehensive education, and other measures of liberalisation during the 1960s and 1970s; and it ends with the years of Conservative government, the 1980s and 1990s, when systematic attempts were made to reverse the advances that had been made during the earlier period.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. restricted access Download |
  1. Title Page, Copyright
  2. restricted access Download |
  1. Contents
  2. restricted access Download |
  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 15-22
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. Chapter 1
  2. pp. 23-87
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. Chapter 2
  2. pp. 88-149
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. Chapter 3
  2. pp. 150-197
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. Chapter 4
  2. pp. 198-220
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. Chapter 5
  2. pp. 221-270
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. Chapter 6
  2. pp. 271-341
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. Chapter 7
  2. pp. 342-387
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. Chapter 8
  2. pp. 388-404
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. Chapter 9
  2. pp. 405-471
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. Chapter 10
  2. pp. 472-525
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. Chapter 11
  2. pp. 526-562
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. Appendix I
  2. pp. 563-568
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. Appendix II
  2. pp. 569-570
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. Appendix III
  2. pp. 571-571
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. Appendix IV
  2. pp. 572-602
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 603-622
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. Name Index
  2. pp. 623-631
  3. restricted access Download |
  1. Subject Index
  2. pp. 632-647
  3. restricted access Download |

Additional Information

ISBN
9781910448366
Print ISBN
9780853158837
MARC Record
OCLC
933516509
Pages
650
Launched on MUSE
2016-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
N
Back To Top

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.