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Author Phillips, David, 1944 December 15- author.

Title Investigating education in Germany : historical studies from a British perspective / David Phillips
Published New York : Routledge, 2016
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Series Routledge research in international and comparative education
Routledge research in international and comparative education.
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction: education in Germany and comparative studies; PART I Comparing Germany; 2. The German universities: citadels of freedom or bastions of reaction?; 3. Beyond travellers' tales: some nineteenth-century British commentators on education in Germany; 4. Michael Sadler and comparative education; PART II Occupied Germany; 5. British educational policy in occupied Germany: some problems and paradoxes in the control of schools and universities
11. Learning from elsewhere in education: some perennial problems revisited with reference to British interest in Germany12. Lessons from Germany? The case of German secondary schools; 13. Learning from the German model; PART IV Post-unification Germany; 14. Educational developments in the new Germany; 15. The Wissenschaftsrat and the investigation of teacher education in the former German Democratic Republic, 1991: a personal account; 16. Reconstructing education in Germany: some similarities and contrasts in postwar and post-unification rethinking of educational provision; Index
6. The re-opening of universities in the British zone: the problem of nationalism and student admissions7. War-time planning for the 're-education' of Germany: Professor E.R. Dodds and the German universities; 8. Lindsay and the German universities: an Oxford contribution to the post-war reform debate; 9. British university officers in Germany after the war; 10. Helena Deneke and the women of Germany: a note on post-war educational reconstruction; PART III Lessons from Germany?
Summary This book brings together the work of established researcher Professor David Phillips, in one authoritative volume. Including key chapters on education in Germany from the last three decades, topics range from historical studies of universities and schools, to detailed research on the role of the British in reconstructing education in Germany after 1945, and education in post-unification Germany. Together, the body of work draws from a multitude of primary sources and constitutes a comprehensive analysis of educational provision in Germany over a long historical period. In addition to 16 chapt
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Education -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
EDUCATION -- Essays.
EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
EDUCATION -- Reference.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1315722232