Education and Enmity (Routledge Revivals)

The Control of Schooling in Northern Ireland 1920-50

By Donald Akenson

© 1973 – Routledge

286 pages

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About the Book

First published in 1973 Professor Akenson’s book traces the series of religious and political controversies which have battered the state schools of Northern Ireland. After the government’s admirably intentioned, but muddled, attempt to create a non-sectarian school system in the early 1920s, the educational system was progressively manipulated by sectarianism. The way in which the author describes how children are schooled reveals a great deal about the attitudes and values of the parental generation and also helps to explain the actions of later generations.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Life in a Northern Climate 3. The Londonderry Reforms , 1921-3 4. The Protestant Clergy Attack, 1923-5 5. Progress and Controversy, 1925-30 6. The Stranmillis Affray, 1930-2 7. Depression and Revitalisation, 1931-44 8. Not Peace, but the Sword, 1945-50 9. What Other Hope?

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU016000
EDUCATION / History
HIS018000
HISTORY / Europe / Ireland