"Bending the future to their will": civic women, social education, and democracy
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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Bending the Future to Their Will: Civic Women, Social Education, and Democracy
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