"Bending the future to their will": civic women, social education, and democracy

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Rowman & Littlefield, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 291 pages
This lively and thought-provoking collective biography uncovers the contributions of past women educators who promoted a distinctive vision of citizenship education. A distinguished group of scholars, including editors Margaret Smith Crocco and O. L. Davis, Jr., consider the lives and perspectives of eleven women educators and social activists concerned over the last century with issues of difference in schools and society.

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Mary Sheldon Barnes
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Progressive Historian Teacher
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Jane Addams Gender
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Margaret Smith Crocco is Associate Professor of Social Studies and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University.

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