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The Resource Measuring the mind: education and psychology in England, c.1860-c.1990

Measuring the mind: education and psychology in England, c.1860-c.1990

Label
Measuring the mind: education and psychology in England, c.1860-c.1990
Title
Measuring the mind: education and psychology in England, c.1860-c.1990
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book describes the history of educational psychology from 1860 to 1990, focusing on a group of psychologists who dominated educational policy-making
Cataloging source
UkLiU
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Wooldridge, Adrian
Index
no index present
LC call number
LB3056.G7
LC item number
W63 1994
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Educational tests and measurements
  • Educational psychology
  • Education
  • Education
  • Burt, Cyril
Label
Measuring the mind: education and psychology in England, c.1860-c.1990
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 426-440) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Studying childhood -- 3. The invention of educational psychology -- 4. Cyril Burt and the psychology of individual differences -- 5. Susan Isaacs and the psychology of child development -- 6. The structure and status of a profession -- 7. Mental measurement and the meritocratic ideal -- 8. The psychometric perspective -- 9. Psychologists as policy makers, 1924-1944 -- 10. The measurement of merit anatomised -- 11. Equality and community versus merit -- 12. Egalitarianism triumphant -- 13. Cyril Burt and the politics of an academic reputation -- 14. Equality and human nature -- 15. The measurement of merit revived? -- 16. Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 448 pages
Isbn
9780521395151
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Measuring the mind: education and psychology in England, c.1860-c.1990
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 426-440) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Studying childhood -- 3. The invention of educational psychology -- 4. Cyril Burt and the psychology of individual differences -- 5. Susan Isaacs and the psychology of child development -- 6. The structure and status of a profession -- 7. Mental measurement and the meritocratic ideal -- 8. The psychometric perspective -- 9. Psychologists as policy makers, 1924-1944 -- 10. The measurement of merit anatomised -- 11. Equality and community versus merit -- 12. Egalitarianism triumphant -- 13. Cyril Burt and the politics of an academic reputation -- 14. Equality and human nature -- 15. The measurement of merit revived? -- 16. Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 448 pages
Isbn
9780521395151
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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