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The Politics of teacher unionism

The Politics of teacher unionism

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Published by Dover, N.H., Croom Helm in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Teachers" unions -- Case studies.,
  • School supervision -- Case studies.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by Martin Lawn.
    ContributionsLawn, Martin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB2844.52 .P64 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination302 p. ;
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3023885M
    ISBN 100709916965
    LC Control Number85004176

    The book also compellingly deals with broader theoretical issues, such as the impact of political centralization on social mobilization and the role of selective engagement in labor politics. Teachers and union representatives will find this book informative, as will historians, sociologists, and political scientists interested in education. First published in , this book discusses trade unionism in Britain from to Detailing political change in British politics from union strikes to Thatcherism in the late s and the implications that had on trade unions and industrial politics.

    In , a bitter struggle broke out between white New York City teacher unionists and black community organizers over efforts to create community control of the city's schools. The New York conflict reverberated across the United States, calling into question the possibility of creating equitable schools and cementing racial antagonism at the center of American politics.   However, as was the case with Shanker and is true of NEA and AFT officials today, Ravitch’s defense of teacher unionism and public education is constrained by .

      Politics In The Classroom: How Much Is Too Much?: NPR Ed Two authors argue that teachers should embrace controversial issues to help students learn . William Howell - Sydney Stein Professor in American Politics, University of Chicago 'Terry M. Moe and Susanne Wiborg are correct: educators seldom study politics and political scientists rarely study education. This book is brings light to the connection between the two and is essential reading for anyone interested in education reform.'.


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I nI published Teacher Strike!: Public Education and the Making of a New American Political Order. 1 The book was my scholarly attempt to understand how the hundreds of teacher strikes in the United States in the s, ’70s, and ’80s affected American politics.

I argued that, even in an era more favorable to public employee unions than ours is today, teachers’ activism still. About Author. LOIS WEINER teaches education at New Jersey City University and is a member of the New Politics editorial is co-editor with Mary Compton of The Global Assault on Teaching, Teachers, and Their Unions: Stories for Resistance" and author of a forthcoming book for teacher union activists.

‹ In Sweden, When the Voters Turn Right, the Right Turns Left. "Teacher Strike. is a major contribution to the growing literature on teacher unionism." --Labor: Studies in Working-Class History "An important book both historiographically and in terms of its relevance to our own times.

It deserves a wide readership and thoughtful discussion of its argument."--Missouri Historical ReviewCited by: 2. Chapter Respecting Religion and Culture in Schools: An International Overview. Chapter The Politics of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Chapter The Ideological and Political Landscape of School Choice Advocacy.

Chapter The Collective Politics of Teacher Unionism. Chapter Outliers: Political Forces in Gifted and Special /5(5). Teacher Unionism in America Lessons from the Past for Defending and Deepening Democracy By Jon Shelton I nI published Teacher Strike!: Public Education and the Making of a New American Political Order1.

The book was my scholarly attempt to understand how the hundreds of teacher strikes in the United States in the s. The authors delineate between old style unionism, which concentrates on "industrial" issues such as wages and working conditions, and a new unionism that organizes around "mental" issues such as quality teaching and education reform (don't forget, the book is titled United Mind Workers).

Some traditional union activists are critical of the idea. In The Future of Our Schools, Lois Weiner explains why teachers who care passionately about teaching and social justice need to unite the energy for teaching to efforts to self-govern and transform teacher g on research, her experience as a public school teacher, and as a union activist, she explains how to create the teachers unions public education desperately needs.

Book Description: Offering the first systematic, comparative examination of the origins of teachers' unions in two countries-France and the United States-Teaching Marianne and Uncle Sam shows how teachers' unions came into existence not because of the willful efforts of particular actors, but over the course of decades of conflict over the proper role of professional educators in public politics.

A study of Japan's powerful teachers' unions, including an in-depth look at the schism of the largest union in Providing an overview of the history of postwar teachers' unions in Japan, this book analyses the causes and effects of the schism of the largest union, the Japan Teachers' Union (Nikkyoso).

The Prehistory of Education Politics. One of the best places to start when trying to grasp the schooling enterprise that, afterbegan to be seen as one of the nation’s core political institutions is Tyacka classic description of how local, village, and community schools throughout the nation sought to become the “one best system.”.” This book tells the story of how schools.

Prior to Thatcher, the teacher unions were an influential force in education politics, reaching their zenith of power in the s and s.

The ‘iron triangle’ between organised teachers, local authorities and central government, which were in full operation throughout these two decades, enabled teacher unions to become intimately Author: Susanne Wiborg.

THE ROLE of the teacher, as an in dividual in politics, differs little from that of any other citizen. There are basic responsibilities in which all citizens share alike and in which the teacher is one with the butcher, the baker, the housewife, the business man.

A teacher has, with all mature citizens,File Size: KB. The National Education Association (NEA, with million members) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT, withmembers) are politically powerful teacher unions attempting to change America's educational politics.

With enormous financial and manpower resources, these unions maintain effective lobbying groups seeking favored legislation and political machines supporting local. Unionism in the United Kingdom, also referred to as British unionism, is a political ideology favouring the continued unity of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland as one sovereign state, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern who support the union are referred to as "Unionists".In the lead up to the American War of Independence in the second half of the 18th.

The positions taken by these anticommunist “socialists” would shape the politics of teacher unionism: Albert Shanker, for example, who was then a young middle-school teacher (and a member of the Young People’s Socialist League), agreed with the TG Delegate.

Teacher Unions in Public Education: Politics, History, and the Future Hardcover have designed new visions of the future, whether through social unionism or a renewed engagement with professionalism. Bascia's book is an important contribution to the study of the politics of education and teacher unions in the present context.

Read more.5/5(2). Editor: Nina Bascia Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan – pages Book Review by: Paiso Jamakar. Membership in labor unions in the United States has been steadily declining over the last four decades, according to a Janu article by Melanie Trottman in the Wall Streetamong employed workers all over the country, about 25 percent were union members.

Get this from a library. Teacher unions in public education: politics, history, and the future. [Nina Bascia;] -- "This book locates teacher unions at the crux of the enduring tensions between teachers' own low status in the educational system and the necessary autonomy and working conditions to teach.

The comparative politics of education: teachers unions and education systems across the world / Terry M. Moe. Summary "Public education is critically important to the human capital, social well-being, and economic prosperity of nations.

Teacher Unions in Public Education Politics, History, and the Future. Editors: Bascia, N. (Ed.) and Reviving Social Justice Teacher Unionism. Pages Rottmann, Cindy (et al.) Book Title Teacher Unions in Public Education Book Subtitle Politics, History, and the Future Editors.

N. Bascia."Teacher Strike! is a major contribution to the growing literature on teacher unionism." --Labor: Studies in Working-Class History "This book makes a significant contribution to the .Handbook of education politics and policy / Bringing together school politics, law, finance and reform, this handbook provides a three-part framework for understanding education politics and policy.

Part one examines the structural background, part two looks at micro-level behaviour, and part three discusses ideological and philosophical posi.