The Home Education Movement in Context, Practice, and theory

The Home Education Movement in Context, Practice, and theory : A Special Double Issue of the peabody Journal of Education

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An examination of home schooling from a variety of perspectives. Topics covered include: the religious and educational context of home education; defying the stereotypes of special education; and aspects of home schooling in areas ranging from South Carolina to Europe.
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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 19.56mm | 499g
  • Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc
  • Mahwah, United States
  • English
  • 0805897577
  • 9780805897579

Table of contents

Volume 75, Numbers 1 and 2, 2000
Contents: Part I:The Historical, Political, Legal, and International Context of the Home Education Movement. J.C. Carper, Pluralism to Establishment to Dissent: The Religious and Educational Context of Homeschooling. P.T. Hill, Home Schooling and the Future of Education. Z.P. Tyler, From Confrontation to Accommodation: Home Schooling in South Carolina. L.A. Taylor, A.J. Petrie, Home Education Regulations in Europe, and Recent UK Research. Part II:The Present Practice of Home Schooling: A Look at the Research. B.D. Ray, Home Schooling: The Ameliorator of Negative Influences on Learning? R.G. Medlin, Homeschooling and the Question of Socialization. S.A. McDowell, A.R. Sanchez, S.S. Jones, Participation and Perception: Looking at Home Schooling Through a Multicultural Lens. J. Ensign, Defying the Stereotypes of Special Education: Homeschooling Students. P.M. Lines, When Homeschoolers Go to School: A Partnership Between Families and Schools. S.A. McDowell, The Home Schooling Mother-Teacher: Toward a Theory of Social Integration. Part III:A Dialectic Discourse: The Pros and Cons of Home Schooling. C. Lubienski, Whither the Common Good? A Critique of Home Schooling. M.P. Farris, S.A. Woodruff, The Future of Home Schooling. M.W. Apple, The Cultural Politics of Home Schooling. B.D. Ray, Home Schooling for the Individual's Gain and Society's Common Good. Part IV:The Home Schooling Movement: An Evaluation R.L. Crowson, The Home Schooling Movement: A Few Concluding Observations.
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