Education and the Cold War : the battle for the American school / Andrew Hartman.

Author
Hartman, Andrew [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
1st ed.
Published/​Created
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Description
x, 251 p. ; 25 cm.

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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-243) and index.
Contents
Introdutcion : education and the Cold War : an American crisis -- John Dewey and the invention of childhood : progressive education in the beginning -- Education and the Great Depression : the unraveling of the popular front and the roots of educational vigilantism -- From hot war to cold war for schools and teenagers : the life adjustment movement as therapy for the immature -- The communist teacher problematic : liberal anticommunism and the education of Bella Dodd -- Progressive education is red-ucation : conservative thought and Cold War educational vigilantism -- A crisis of the mind : the liberal intellectuals and the schools -- From world-mindedness to Cold War-mindedness : the lost educational utopia of Theodore Brameld -- Desegregation as Cold War experience : the perplexities of race in the blackboard jungle -- Growing up absurd in the Cold War : Sputnik and the polarized Sixties -- Conclusion : the educational reproduction of the Cold War.
ISBN
  • 0230600107 (alk. paper)
  • 9780230600102 (alk. paper)
LCCN
2007028866
OCLC
156975194
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