"There have been a few fine books already on this topic...but damned few, and none with the calm detestation of this one with its long, careful historiography, the noble reclamation of the vocabulary of T H Green and R H Tawney, the steadiness once more to use such terms as equality, dignity, and the good society." - T.E.S. "Whatever the route, the debate Carr & Hartnett wishto promote can be welcomed." - British Educational Research Journal
About the Author
Anthony Hartnett is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Liverpool. His previous publications include: The Social Sciences in Education (1984) and (with Michael Naish) Theory and the Practice of Education (1976) and Education and Society Today (1986). He has been European editor of the Journal of Curriculum Studies and is currently an Executive editor of Curriculum Studies.
Wilfred Carr is Professor of Education at the University of Sheffield. His previous publications include: Quality in Teaching (1989), For Education (1995) and (with Stephen Kemmis) Becoming Critical (1985). He is currently an Executive editor of Curriculum Studies.