The crucible of consent : American child rearing and the forging of liberal society /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Block, James E.
Corporate Author: ebrary, Inc
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of 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.