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Patterns of Power and Authority in English Education

ISBN 9781138629813
Published September 18, 2018 by Routledge
200 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1971, this book argues that schools at the time were underpowered, due partly to circumstances within contemporary educational institutions, but chiefly to their relationships with the wider social environment. It suggests that schools lacked bargaining power and that their position deteriorated because they had marketed an ev

Table of Contents

1. Power, authority and educational goals 2. Impotent schools 3. Power, gifts and investment in education 4. Humour, sex and power 5. Power and the shape and size of schools 6. Participation and communication 7. The advantages of bureaucracy 8. The good headteacher 9. The power environment 10. Power, the future and the counter-culture; Notes; Index

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Frank Musgrove