Education (RLE Edu L)
Capitalist and Socialist
By Beryl Pring
Routledge – 2012 – 292 pages
This book argues that politics, in the sense of the government of our social structure, holds the key to the resolution of educational problems in the early twentieth century; that the teacher will only be relieved of his or her sense of frustration through government and ultimately socialist action. The author looks at the inequality of British education in the early twentieth century and the failure of capitalist education. She suggests measures to change the situation and discusses the aims and methods of socialist education.
Preface. Part 1: Capitalist Education. 1. Introduction. 2. Inequality of Opportunity. 3. Bias in Capitalist Education. 4. The Failure of Capitalist Education. Part 2: Socialist Education. 5. Immediate Ameliorative Measures. 6. The Machinery of Socialist Education. 7. Socialist Treatment of Special Educational Institutions. 8. The Aims and Methods of Socialist Education. Index.