The Teachers of Stalinism: Policy, Practice, and Power in Soviet Schools of the 1930s

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P. Lang, 2002 - Education - 333 pages
The Teachers of Stalinism: Policy, Practice, and Power in Soviet Schools of the 1930s examines Soviet primary and secondary teachers in a period of educational expansion, social transformation, and political repression. This book focuses on the professional status, classroom practices, and political experiences of teachers. Based on archival research and published materials, including personal statements, inspectors' reports, and instructional documents, The Teachers of Stalinism explores the unique relationships among Soviet society, schools, and the state that evolved in the first decade of the Stalinist era.

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Contents

On the School Front
17
The Making of Stalinist Teachers
83
A Political Demography of the Profession
117
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

The Author: E. Thomas Ewing is Assistant Professor in the History Department at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He received his Ph.D. in modern Russian history from the University of Michigan in 1994, and he was awarded a National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation post-doctoral fellowship in 1997.

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