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School choice and school governance [electronic resource] : a historical study of the United States and Germany / Jurgen Herbst.

Author/Creator:
Herbst, Jurgen.
Publication:
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (222 p.)
Edition:
1st ed. 2006.
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Subjects:
School choice -- United States -- History.
School choice -- Germany -- History.
School management and organization -- United States -- History.
School management and organization -- Germany -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
For over 200 years, legislators, educators, and public-minded citizens have debated how to govern public schools. This book reviews these debates and discusses racial integration, ethnicity, social class, vouchers, charter, magnet and private schools in the United States, the former German Democratic Republic and the Federal Republic of Germany.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Tables; Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction: School Choice: A Brief Overview; 1 Beginnings; 2 The Systematization of Public Education; 3 School Governance and School Choice 1900-1950; 4 School Choice in the United States after World War II; 5 Schulwahl in the Post-World War II Period; 6 Retrospect and Outlook; Notes; Name Index; Subject Index
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-188) and indexes.
ISBN:
1-281-36695-1
9786611366957
0-312-37622-7
OCLC:
124039445
Publisher Number:
10.1057/9780312376222 doi