Popular Education and Socialization in the Nineteenth Century
Originally published in 1977, this volume analyzes aspects of elementary schooling in the nineteenth century and the ways in which it prepared working-class children for life in industrial Britain.
The book examines:
- The procedures and practices of different types of schools.
- The ideologies guiding elementary education
- The social implications of curriculum content and pupils’ and parents’ attitudes to the education provided by the church and state.