Education, State, and Society in Portugal, 1926-1981

  title={Education, State, and Society in Portugal, 1926-1981},
  author={Steven Stoer and R. Dale},
  journal={Comparative Education Review},
  pages={400 - 418}
  • S. StoerR. Dale
  • Published 1 August 1987
  • Economics
  • Comparative Education Review
Precisely how education systems emerge, take on particular forms, and change is a topic that has attracted attention from a variety of theoretical standpoints. Previously dominant functionalist theories' together with their modernization derivatives2 designed for use outside advanced industrial countries have been increasingly challenged by theories that place conflict rather than consensus at the heart of social development. These conflict theories have drawn on both Weberian3 and neo-Marxist4… 

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