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Inside Summerhill. by Joshua Popenoe

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Published by Hart Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English


  • Summerhill School

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Edition Notes

StatementWith candid photos. by the author.
LC ClassificationsLF795.L692953 P6
The Physical Object
Pagination111 p.
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5446370M
ISBN 100805501126
LC Control Number73126752

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  His book, Summerhill: A Radical Approach to Child Rearing, captured the mood of the counterculture and sold 2m copies in America during the 60s . Originally published in , Summerhill became an instant bestseller and a classic volume of education for an entire , this thoroughly expanded and revised version of the original Summerhill reinstates the revolutionary free school traditions begun by Summerhill's founder A.S. Neill. As American education lags behind the rest of the world, this new edition is more timely than s: Summerhill (book) has been listed as one of the Social sciences and society good articles under the good article you can improve it further, please do it no longer meets these criteria, you can reassess it. Review: Ap Summerhill is a well-known and very controversial English private school, founded on "democratic" principles by Aexander Sutherland Neill. The book by Popenoe is significant as a student's account, and by its overall endorsement of Neill's principles/5.

From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. The Quest for Neill. 1: Part One The Road to Summerhill. 5: Neill of Summerhill: The Permanent Rebel Jonathan Croall No preview available - . Books about Neill & Summerhill Neill of Summerhill, The Permanent Rebel. Jonathan Croall, Routledge & Kegan Paul, ISBN Neill & Summerhill, A Man and His Work. A pictorial study by John Walmsley, Penguin Education, Fifty Years of Freedom. A. S. Neill and the Evolution of the Summerhill Idea - Ray Hemmings, Allen. After Summerhill by Hussein Lucas (Pomegranate Books, £) Modern methods: Summerhill today. This term, there are 68 pupils and 15 staff at Summerhill, which occupies a large Victorian house set in 11 acres of woods and fields, two miles from the Suffolk coast. Bankers and bus drivers send their children to Summerhill, says principal Zoe. Summerhill School is an independent (i.e. fee-paying) boarding school in Leiston, Suffolk, was founded in by Alexander Sutherland Neill with the belief that the school should be made to fit the child, rather than the other way around. It is run as a democratic community; the running of the school is conducted in the school meetings, which anyone, staff or pupil, may attend, and.