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Author Block, James E.
Title The crucible of consent [electronic resource] : American child rearing and the forging of liberal society / James E. Block.
Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012.
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Description xii, 447 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: is consent credible? -- The hidden dynamic of childhood consent -- Part I. The dream of revolutionary erasure -- Part II. Framing liberal child-rearing in the early republic: from factionalism to mainstream: the emerging consensus on agency socialization; constituting the voluntary citizen; socializing society: popular education and the diffusion of -- Agency; educating the agent as liberal citizen -- Part III. Consolidating the postwar agency republic: the "self-made" citizen: the science of agency and the erasure of socialization; a superfluous socialization? shaping the self-realizing child; divided we stand: education in the emerging organizational age -- Coda: from dewey to discord-the twentieth-century crisis of the consensual society.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2011. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject Children and politics -- United States -- History.
Child rearing -- Political aspects -- United States -- History.
Liberalism -- United States.
Citizenship -- United States.
Consensus (Social sciences)
Agent (Philosophy)
Added Author ebrary, Inc.
ISBN 9780674051942
9780674062610 (e-book)
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