EDU120_S07_05

EDU120_S07_05 - The Education Progressives Establishing a...

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The Education Progressives Establishing a “modern” system of education--1870 to 1920
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Political Economy of Progressive Era Urbanization: poverty, inadequate housing, increasing crime and social tension Immigration New vs. old Open vs. restricted immigration Industrialization Artisans to monopoly capitalists: mass production Taylorization The effect on women’s work
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Changing Role of Labor Trade unionism Violence, strikes widespread Populism Traditions of agrarian democracy Socialism Urban, political, additional focus on race and class equality
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Government Responses to Unrest Progressivism Stabilized economy while reinforcing unequal power relations between workers and business/government Progressive urban reform Propelled by middle and upper class Centralization of power and expertise Increased reliance on “experts” and privileged citizens
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New Liberal Ideology Natural law From scientific truth (Newton et al.) to relative truth
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This note was uploaded on 05/20/2011 for the course EDU 120 taught by Professor Timar during the Spring '11 term at UC Davis.

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