In loco parentis – Skolans föräldraansvar och föräldrars skolansvar sett genom föreningen Hem och skola 1892-2012

Bakgrund, syfte och teoretiska utgångspunkter De senaste hundrafemtio åren i svensk historia har barn och ungdomars vardag präglats av skolans värld likaväl som av hemmets. Hur samverkan mellan dessa två betydelsefulla samhällsinstitutioner har sett ut och vilka större samhällsprocesser som har påverkat institutionerna har förändrats över tid. Skolan som offentlig institution, ett redskap för disciplinering, … Mer In loco parentis – Skolans föräldraansvar och föräldrars skolansvar sett genom föreningen Hem och skola 1892-2012

Emulating Eton: The Paradox of Elite Boarding Schools in the Social Democratic Utopia

The overarching hypothesis of this study is that British-style private boarding schools have during the early 20th century functioned – and still does – as a key institution in the distribution of high positions within the economic elite sphere, not only in England, but in such diverse countries such as the US (including the New … Mer Emulating Eton: The Paradox of Elite Boarding Schools in the Social Democratic Utopia

The development of School mathematics and reforms of the Swedish school system in the 20th century: A comparative and historical study of changes of contents, methods and institutional conditions

The development of School mathematics and reforms of the Swedish school system in the 20th century: A comparative and historical study of changes of contents, methods and institutional conditions The project aims to examine how Swedish school mathematics change in primary school (Year 4-9) during the period 1910-2010 and to identify mechanisms that have influenced … Mer The development of School mathematics and reforms of the Swedish school system in the 20th century: A comparative and historical study of changes of contents, methods and institutional conditions

The financing of Swedish popular education, 1872–1991: economic governance,standards and practices between the public and voluntary sectors

The financing of Swedish popular education, 1872–1991: economic governance,standards and practices between the public and voluntary sectors Swedish popular education has often been characterized as an independent, “free and voluntary” sphere. Even so, it has throughout most of its history been largely dependent on financial resources from the public sphere: the state, the county councils … Mer The financing of Swedish popular education, 1872–1991: economic governance,standards and practices between the public and voluntary sectors

The Emergence of the Democrat: Popular education and the Process of Democratic Subjection in Sweden 1830-1940

The Emergence of the Democrat: Popular education and the Process of Democratic Subjection in Sweden 1830-1940 The purpose of this project is to analyse and explain the emergence, production and reproduction of liberal democratic subjects, by studying one of the most important institutions of the process in Sweden: popular education. Analysing the making of democratic … Mer The Emergence of the Democrat: Popular education and the Process of Democratic Subjection in Sweden 1830-1940

Foreign Policy and internationalization of Swedish higher education. The Swedish Institute and the academic exchange 1945-2010

Foreign Policy and internationalization of Swedish higher education. The Swedish Institute and the academic exchange 1945-2010 The Swedish Institute (SI) was founded in 1945 with the aim to inform about Sweden and to raise sympathies for the country abroad. SI is a typical example for an institution for a cultural diplomacy institution. One central task … Mer Foreign Policy and internationalization of Swedish higher education. The Swedish Institute and the academic exchange 1945-2010

Between discipline and self-improvement: Differences in the implementation of Monitorial Education for different social classes in Sweden, approx. 1820-1870

Between discipline and self-improvement: Differences in the implementation of Monitorial Education for different social classes in Sweden, approx. 1820-1870 A system of different schools for different social classes was established in Sweden during the 19th century. In this study the pedagogical implications of this development is analysed regarding the use of monitorial education. In this … Mer Between discipline and self-improvement: Differences in the implementation of Monitorial Education for different social classes in Sweden, approx. 1820-1870

The economics of education: The financing of the Swedish elementary school, 1842–1936

The economics of education: The financing of the Swedish elementary school, 1842–1936 During the hundred years that followed the Elementary school act of 1842, the Swedish elementary school system went through an unparalleled development. The number of students doubled from 270 000 in the year 1850 to 605 000 in the year 1950. At the … Mer The economics of education: The financing of the Swedish elementary school, 1842–1936