An Elusive Science: The Troubling History of Education Research

An Elusive Science: The Troubling History of Education Research

By: Ellen Condliffe Lagemann (author)Paperback

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Since its beginnings at the start of the 20th century, educational scholarship has been a marginal field, criticized by public policy makers and relegated to the fringes of academe. An Elusive Science explains why, providing a critical history of the traditions, conflicts, and institutions that have shaped the study of education over the past century.

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About Author

Ellen Condliffe Lagemann is the president of the Spencer Foundation and a professor of history and education at New York University.

Product Details

  • publication date: 10/06/2002
  • ISBN13: 9780226467733
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 302
  • ID: 9780226467733
  • weight: 442
  • ISBN10: 0226467732

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