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The Uncertain Profession

Harvard and the Search for Educational Authority

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ISBN 9780674422223

Publication Date: 01/01/1980

341 pages

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  • Prologue: Celebration at the Union
  • 1. Harvard and the Schools
  • 2. The Harvard Normal
  • 3. Transformations in Professional Identity
  • 4. The Rise of Educational Science
  • 5. New Careers for the Socialization of Youth
  • 6. The Graduate School of Education
  • 7. The Formation of Educators
  • 8. Professional Training and Institutional Disaster
  • 9. The Lure of Social Science
  • 10. Educational Careers and the Missing Elite
  • Epilogue: Roots of Instability
  • Sources
  • Notes
  • Index

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