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The Aporia of Equality: A Historico-Political Approach to Swedish Educational Politics 1946-2000


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Title: The Aporia of Equality: A Historico-Political Approach to Swedish Educational Politics 1946-2000
Authors: Wedin, Tomas
E-mail: tomas.wedin@gu.se
Issue Date: 15-Nov-2018
University: Göteborgs universitet. Humanistiska fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Arts
Institution: Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion ; Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion
Parts of work: In Praise of the Present: The Pupil in Centre in Swedish Educational Politics; https://doi.org/10.1080/0046760X.2017.1365952

The Paradox of Democratic Equality: on the modified teacher role in post-war Sweden; 10.3384/confero.2001-4562.171130

Tocqueville, Equality and Individualisation: On the Democratisation of Pre-University Education in Postwar Sweden; Lychnos 2018

Educational Equality: A Politico-Temporal Approach
Date of Defence: 2018-12-07
Disputation: Olof Wijksgatan 6, T 302
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Equality, politico-temporal problem, education, post-war period, Sweden, political thought, regime of historicity, Arendt, democratic paradox, imaginary equality, the social, Tocqueville, world
Abstract: In the present thesis, I analyse how the idea of equality appeared in Swedish educa- tional policy documents from 1946 to 2000. The dissertation aims to advance our understanding of equality as an educational ideal by analysing it as a politico- temporal problem. I do this by combining political thought with historiographical reflections. The material on which I draw is primarily governmental official reports (Statens offentliga utredningar) and Government bills. Utilising what I call the histo-... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-260-1
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/56645
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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