"Goodman and Martin have given those of us who teach about and research in the history of education a valuable new resource. The collection can be a welcome addition to our syllabi as its essays ably demonstrate to students (and can also remind us) how scholars are utilising new and emerging frameworks in their work.""
-History of Education Review
From the Back Cover
An examination of the ways in which gender intersects with informal and formal education in England, Germany, Indonesia, South Africa, USA and the Netherlands. The book looks at various issues including: citizenship; authority; colonialism and education; linkages between rationality and affect, desire and pedagogy; the construction of national identities; and the traversing of "public" and "private" identites by parents, educational reformers and teachers.
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