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Languages of education : Protestant legacies, national identities, and global aspirations / Daniel Tröhler.

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Author/Creator:
Tröhler, Daniel.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2011
Imprint:
New York : Routledge, 2011.
Format:
  • Book
  • xxiii, 252 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [224]-247) and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction: languages of education
  • The educationalization of the modern world: progress, passion, and the Protestant promise of education
  • Protestant misunderstandings: Max Weber and the Protestant ethic in America
  • Rousseau's classical republicanism
  • Linguistic turbulences: the American debates, 1776-1788
  • American culture, pragmatism, and the "Kingdom of God on earth"
  • Langue as homeland: the Genevan reception of pragmatism
  • The becoming of an educational science: the Protestant souls and psychologies
  • The German geisteswissenschaftliche Pädagogik and the ideology of Bildung
  • Languages of education compared: Germany, Switzerland, and the United States
  • Globalizing globalization: the neo-institutional concept of a world culture
  • Concepts, cultures, and comparisons: PISA and the double German discontentment.
Series:
Studies in curriculum theory.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780415995085
0415995086
9780203828427
0203828429

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