Teaching Marianne and Uncle Sam

9781439909065: Hardback
Release Date: 6th July 2012

Dimensions: 152 x 229

Number of Pages: 230

Series Politics History & Social Chan

Temple University Press

Teaching Marianne and Uncle Sam

Public Education, State Centralization, and Teacher Unionism in France and the United States

Hardback / £55.00

A comparative historical study of the rise of teacher power and the state in France and the United States

Preface
Acknowledgments

PART I The Puzzle of Turn-of-the-Century Teachers’ Politics
1 Teachers, Politics, and the State
2 Centralization, Mobilization, and Selective Engagement

PART II  Centralizing Education and Mobilizing Teachers
3 Centralizing Public Education and Teachers’ Politics in Nineteenth-Century France
4 Centralization and Its Discontents among New York City Teachers

PART III  The Politics of Selective Engagement
5 Selective Engagement and Teachers’ Politics in France, 1887–1950
6 Selective Engagement and Teachers’ Politics in New York City, 1920–1960

PART IV Conclusion
7 Marianne and Uncle Sam Revisited

Notes
Index

Nicholas Toloudis is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at The College of New Jersey.