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Languages of education : Protestant legacies, national identities, and global aspirations

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Studies in curriculum theory, Routledge, New York, p.252 (2011)

Call Number:

Cubb P40.8 .T76 2011

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9315591

Keywords:

Discourse analysis, Education--Social aspects, Language and education, Protestantism

Abstract:

Contents: Introduction: languages of education -- The educationalization of the modern world: progress, passion, and the Protestant promise of education -- Protestant misunderstandings: Max Weber and the Protestant ethic in America -- Rousseau's classical republicanism -- Linguistic turbulences: the American debates, 1776-1788 -- American culture, pragmatism, and the "Kingdom of God on earth" -- Langue as homeland: the Genevan reception of pragmatism -- The becoming of an educational science: the Protestant souls and psychologies -- The German geisteswissenschaftliche Pädagogik and the ideology of Bildung -- Languages of education compared: Germany, Switzerland, and the United States -- Globalizing globalization: the neo-institutional concept of a world culture -- Concepts, cultures, and comparisons: PISA and the double German discontentment.

Publication Language:

eng