John Holt, the American educator, was passionate about the need for alternatives to traditional institutional schooling, seeing schools as often hindering children from learning rather than helping them; he became an important proponent of homeschooling or `unschooling', was a pioneer in youth rights theory and had a profound influence on school reform in particular and educational philosophy in general. Here, Roland Meighan challenges the often held notion that Holt's work was 'romantic' and impractical within the context ...

John Holt 2014, Bloomsbury Academic, London

ISBN-13: 9781472504913


John Holt 2008, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9780826484048