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Schoolteachers, social control and professional conflict: government procedures brought against schoolteachers in Galicia (1859-1910)

De Gabriel, Narciso

History of Education, 04 July 2018, Vol.47(4), pp.466-487 [Peer Reviewed Journal]

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  • Title:
    Schoolteachers, social control and professional conflict: government procedures brought against schoolteachers in Galicia (1859-1910)
  • Author: De Gabriel, Narciso
  • Subjects: Schoolteacher ; Inspection ; Social Control ; Abandonment of Teaching ; Immorality ; Education ; Engineering
  • Is Part Of: History of Education, 04 July 2018, Vol.47(4), pp.466-487
  • Description: This article aims to analyse the disciplinary procedures brought against public schoolteachers in Galicia from 1859 until 1910. The article starts with the presentation of the legal basis for the government inquiries and the administrative framework in which they were implemented. Following is an examination of the evolution of the inquiries, the origin of the complaints, the charges filed against the teachers and the sanctions proposed. Lastly some examples are provided of the most widespread offences, consisting of abandonment of teaching as well as other charges of moral misconduct such as cohabitation and sexual abuse of the children.
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISSN: 0046-760X ; E-ISSN: 1464-5130 ; DOI: 10.1080/0046760X.2017.1410729
  • Source: Taylor & Francis (Taylor & Francis Group)

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