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Educational Studies in the United Kingdom, 1940–2002

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This essay provides an assessment of the development of educational studies as a field of enquiry in the United Kingdom since 1940. The narrative embraces the UK as a whole but also offers an account of distinctive aspects of the evolution of the field in each constituent country over three broad periods: 1940-1959; 1960-1982; and 1983 to the present.

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: Research Centre for the Learning Society, School of Education, University of Exeter

Publication date: 2002-03-01

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