History of Education Review: Volume 52 Issue 1


The official journal of the Australian and New Zealand History of Education Society

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Education as economic stimulus in the human capital century

Hannah Forsyth

This paper explores the economic and social effects of human capital investment in the 20th century. As well as drawing on census data and statistical yearbooks in Australia and…

Between obedience and resistance: transforming the role of pupil councils and pupil organisations in Sweden (1928–1989)

Joakim Landahl

The overall aim of this article is to discuss the conditions and character of collective protest in schools. When do pupils as a collective gain the ability to express critical…

Elite women's schools across three Australian states in the 1930s: a prosopographical study

Josephine May

This paper presents a descriptive analysis of elite women's biographical sketches in Who's Who-type collections, now out of copyright, published in Australia in the 1930s…

Elite women's clubs in the 1930s across three Australian states: a prosopographical study

Josephine May

The purpose of this paper is to explore the clubs and club memberships of 491 elite women in three eastern Australian states in the 1930s. It is the second part of a descriptive…

The hope and burden of early intervention: Parents' educational planning for their deaf children in post-1960s Australia

Aaron Payne, Helen Proctor, Ilektra Spandagou

This article examines the educational decision-making of hearing parents for their deaf children born during a period (1970–1990s) before the introduction of new-born hearing…

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