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The Private Schooling of Girls
Past and Present

ISBN 9780713001860
Published February 28, 1993 by Routledge
224 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

History of Education Quarterly- "This is a tantalizing volume of essays for those interested in the dynamics of gender, power, and socialization.... The social and intellectual values that have resulted in the lavishing of so much attention upon the reproduction of ruling elites in the English public schools are reflected in every chapter in this collection."

British Educational Research Journal- "It provides fascinating glimpses into the generation, rhetoric and processes of the independent schooling of girls, and elicits....the strong desire for more....The book is truly post-modern in the range and eclecticism of disciplines, epistemologies and methodologies presented in its nine chapters."

Journal of Educational Administration- " The richness and diversity which Walford highlights as characteristic of the private sector are certainly reflected in the essays contained in this volume, most of which make interesting reading and are based on valuable and original research

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