Founding Mothers and Others: Women Educational Leaders During the Progressive Era by A. SadovnikFounding Mothers and Others: Women Educational Leaders During the Progressive Era by A. Sadovnik

Founding Mothers and Others: Women Educational Leaders During the Progressive Era

byA. Sadovnik

Paperback | August 16, 2002

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Interest in progressive education and feminist pedagogy has gained a significant following in current educational reform circles. Founding Mothers and Others examines the female founders of progressive schools and other female educational leaders in the early twentieth century and their schools or educational movements. All of the women led remarkable lives and their legacies are embedded in education today. The book examines the lessons to be learned from their work and their lives. The book also analyzes whether their leadership styles support contemporary feminist theories of leadership that argue women administrators tend to be more inclusive, democratic, and caring than male administrators. Through an examination of these women, this book looks critically at the ways in which the leaders' administrative styles and behaviors lend support to feminist claims.
ALAN R. SADOVNIK is Professor of Education and Sociology Chair of the Department of Education and Academic Foundations at Rutgers University-Newark. He is the co-editor (with Susan F. Semel) of'Schools of Tomorrow' Schools of Today: Whast Happened to Progressive EducationandKnowledge and Pedagogy: The Sociology of Basil Bernstein.SUSAN...
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Title:Founding Mothers and Others: Women Educational Leaders During the Progressive EraFormat:PaperbackDimensions:268 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.65 inPublished:August 16, 2002Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0312295022

ISBN - 13:9780312295028

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Table of Contents

Introduction; A.R.Sadovnik & S.F.Semel Charlotte Hawkins Brown and the Palmer Institute; K.C.Reynolds Marietta Johnson and the Organic School; J.W.Newman Margaret Naumburg and the Walden School; B.Hinitz Caroline Pratt and the City and Country School; M.E.Hauser Helen Parkhurst and the Dalton School; S.F.Semel Elsie Ripley Clapp and the Arthurdale Schools; S.Stack Carmelita Chase Hinton and the Putney School; S.McIntosh Lloyd Flora J. Cooke and the Francis W. Parker School; G.L.Kroepel Margaret Haley: Progressive Education and the Teacher; K.Rousmaniere Ella Flagg Young and the Chicago Schools; J.M.Blount Laura Bragg and the Charleston Museum; L.Anderson Allen Charl Williams and the National Education Association; W.J.Urban And Gladly Would She Learn: Margaret Willis and the Ohio State University School; C.Kridel From Susan Isaacs to Lillian Weber and Deborah Meier: A Progressive Legacy in England and the United States; J.Hall Conclusion; A.R.Sadovnik & S.F.Semel

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'Founding Mothers and Others is a rich book, which undoubtedly meets the aim 'to document the contribution of women to the Progressive Education Movement'' - Paedagogica Historica