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"Class" and Social Purpose

by The Editorial Board - 1936

IN THE sphere of educational theory and social thought in general the notions that the fundamental division in society is economic, that the prime mover behind institutional and cultural change is the conflict between economic classes, and that class struggle is a promising vehicle for bringing about a new and desirable scheme of life, are ever increasing in challenge. Sincere and intelligent educators may reject all these notions but they cannot be said to be very sensitive to the currents of contemporary thought unless they have carefully examined this powerful theory of social dynamics.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 2 Number 5, 1936, p. 134-135
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 13248, Date Accessed: 8/14/2020 2:09:16 AM

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