Gender and Education in Ontario: An Historical Reader.


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; xxi - 355 pp. Contents: Trends in Female School Attendance in Mid-Nineteenth Century Ontario (Davey); From Household to School House: The Emergence of the Teacher as Servant of the State (Prentice); Accomplishing "a Man's Task": Rural Women Teachers, Male Culture and the School Inspectorate in Turn of the Century Ontario (Abbott); The "Feminization" of the High School: Women Secondary School Teachers in Toronto: 1871-1930 (Gelman); "A Room of One's Own": The Early Years of the Toronto Women Teachers' Association (Smaller); Domestic Science Education in Ontario: 1900-1940 (Danylewycz); For Intelligent Motherhood and National Efficiency: The Toronto Home and School Council, 1916-1930 (Dehli); White Collar Vocationalism: The Rise of Commercial Education in Ontario and British Columbia, 1870-1920 (Jackson, Gaskell); Schooling Women for Home or for Work? Vocational Education for Women in Ontario in the Early Twentieth Century: The Case of the Toronto Technical High School: 1892-1920 (Heap); "Manners or Morals"? . . . Education at Alma College, 1871-1898 (Selles-Roney); "A Noble Proof of Excellence": The Culture and Curriculum of a Nineteenth Century Ontario Convent Academy (Smyth); Kale Meydelach or Shulamith Girls . . . Case Study of Toronto's Harbord Collegiate in the 1920's (Marks); Academic Life of Canadian Coeds, 1880-1900 (LaPierre); Preparing for the Working World: Women at Queen's During the 1920's (Neatby). Charts, illustrations, footnotes. A clean, sturdy volume with only very minor user wear.

Title: Gender and Education in Ontario: An Historical Reader.

Author Name: Heap, Ruby and Alison Prentice (editors) (Ian Davey, John Abbott, Susan Gelman, Harry Smaller, Marta Danylewycz, Kari Dehli, Nancy Jackson, Jane Gaskell, Johanna Selles-Roney, Elizabeth Smyth, Lynne Marks, Jo LaPierre, Nicole Neatby)

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Publisher: Toronto, Canadian Scholars' Press.: 1991

ISBN Number: 0921627785

ISBN Number 13: 9780921627784

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 19336

Keywords: Canada, History, Ontario, Women, Education Gender, Female School Attendance Teachers, School Inspectorate, High School Toronto Women Teachers' Association Domestic Science Education, Alma College Toronto Home and School Council Commercial Education, Toronto Technical High Harbord Collegiate, Queen's University St. Joseph's Academy, Convent Education