Teaching Marianne and Uncle Sam: Public Education, State Centralization, and Teacher Unionism in France and the United States

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Offering the first systematic, comparative examination of the origins of teachersOCO unions in two countriesOCoFrance and the United StatesOCoTeaching Marianne and Uncle Sam shows how teachersOCO unions came into existence not because of the willful efforts of particular actors, but over the course of decades of conflict over the proper role of professional educators in public politics. Nicholas Toloudis traces teacher unionism back to the first efforts of governments to centralize public education. He carefully documents ...

Teaching Marianne and Uncle Sam: Public Education, State Centralization, and Teacher Unionism in France and the United States 2012, Temple University Press, Philadelphia, PA

ISBN-13: 9781439909065

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