1st Edition

Popular Education and Socialization in the Nineteenth Century

Edited By W P McCann Copyright 1977
    290 Pages
    by Routledge

    290 Pages
    by Routledge

    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.

    1: Popular education, socialization and social control: Spitalfields 1812–1824.; 2: Patterns of attendance and their social significance: Mitcham National School 1830–39; 3: Socialization and rational schooling: elementary education in Leeds before 1870; 4: The content of education and the socialization of the working–class child 1830–1860; 5: Socialization and social science: Manchester Model Secular School 1854–1861; 6: Ideology and the factory child: attitudes to half–time education; 7: Drill, discipline and the elementary school ethos; 8: Social environment, school attendance and educational achievement in a Merseyside town 1870–1900; 9: Socialization and the London School Board 1870–1904: aims, methods and public opinion 1


    W P McCann