World Yearbook of Education: Education of Minorities

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Jacquetta Megarry, Stanley Nisbet, Eric Hoyle
Taylor & Francis, Dec 8, 2005 - Education - 404 pages
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This study follows the aesthetic of the sublime from Burke and Kant, through Wordsworth and the Shelleys, into Thackeray, Dickens, Eliot and Hardy. Exploring the continuities between the romantic and Victorian "periods" that have so often been rather read as differences, the book demonstrate that the sublime mode enables the transition from a paradigm of overwhelming power exemplified by the body of the king to the pervasive power of surveillance utilized by the rising middle classes. While the domestic woman connected with the rise of the middle class is normally seen as beautiful, the book contends that the moral authority given to this icon of depth and interiority is actually sublime. The binary of the beautiful and the sublime seeks to contain the sublimity of womanhood by insisting on sublimity's masculine character. This is the book's most important claim: rather than exemplifying masculine strength, the sublime marks the transition to a system of power gendered as feminine and yet masks that transition because it fears the power it ostensibly accords to the feminine. This aesthetic is both an inheritance the Victorians receive from their romantic predecessors, and, more importantly, a broad historical phenomenon that questions the artificial boundaries between romantic and Victorian.
 

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Contents

List of contributors
7
multiculturalism
17
Psychological and linguistic aspects of minority
37
Trends in educational response to multicultural
54
The education of linguistic minorities in the USSR
67
an
85
Changing policies toward the education of minority
98
Minority group interests within nationbuilding
116
Educational opportunity for minority group children
226
Education and occupational aspirations of young
240
Crosscultural education in Alaska James Oroik
281
The American Indians language and culture in US
293
Materials and methods for teaching Aboriginal
306
Inservice education for the teaching of minority
314
courses
328
Bibliography Agnes McMahon
361

Education and race relations in the UK Alan Little
129
Language and social structure in Welsh education
147
language
164
Puerto Rican children in American mainland schools
177
Biographical notes on contributors and editors
392
Index
399
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Megarry took up walking in 1998, starting with Scotland's West Highland Way. She progressed to climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in 1999 and in 2000 Machame route.

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