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School attendance 1880-1939

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a study of policy and practice in response to the problem of truancy
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The thesis covers two sides of the truancy problem in the period following compulsory school attendance - the truanting children and their parents, and the local authorities charged with enforcing the law. The introduction covers current concerns about truancy and school attendance, which have increased in prominence since the 1980s. Chapter 2 reviews the historiography, which has mainly debated working-class attitudes towards compulsory schooling in the nineteenth century. This study draws ...

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Harris Manchester College (University of Oxford)
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Faculty of History
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Publication date:
2008
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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602432780
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English
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2013-01-18

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