Educational and Social Integration

reviewed by Kenneth D. Benne - 1953

coverTitle: Educational and Social Integration
Author(s): William O. Stanley
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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This is an important book. Since it deals with questions of fundamental educational purpose and policy, its rightful audience is all educational leaders, professional and lay. The book is important in two senses. First, its author probes an issue which is urgent, both because it is inescapable in all current educational decisions and because the character of its resolution has widely ramifying influences upon the quality of our American future, social and educational. Second, he treats his fundamental theme with a breadth, depth, and balance of scholarship which strengthen his analysis and conclusions. The book begins by noting the efforts of organized interest groups to line up the policies of public education with their varying conceptions of public welfare. It is not so much the stridency and sometimes un-scrupulousness of these group demands that set a central problem for the educational profession. It is rather that the demands are diverse and... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 55 Number 3, 1953, p. 162-162 ID Number: 4875, Date Accessed: 9/28/2020 9:26:01 PM

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