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Summerhill, For and Against

A. S. Neill

Summerhill, For and Against

Outstanding Writers in Education, Sociology and Psychology Evaluate the Concepts of A.S. Neill

by A. S. Neill

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Published by Pocket .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Parenting - General,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Family / Parenting / Childbirth

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHarold H. Hart (Compiler)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7666339M
    ISBN 100671825585
    ISBN 109780671825584

    In Summerhill School authority does not mask a system of manipulation. Summerhill does not expound a theory; it relates the actual experience of almost 40 years. The author contends that "freedom works." The principles underlying Neill's system are presented in this book simply and unequivocally. They are these in summary. 1.   Summerhill charges about $10, a year, far less than the average $24, other private boarding schools in Britain charge. One side effect of its .

    Summerhill is a happy and caring community that recognise the importance of expressing emotions and learning through feelings. There is a general openness and honesty among the community members. Staff do not use adult authority to impose values and solve problems; these are solved by the individual with the help of friends or ombudsmen or by. The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, online daily edition, and email newsletters.

      Addeddate Coverleaf 0 Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t0xq1bc4s Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi I often send this collection of snippets out that i gathered years ago from the best book about child rearing I ever read, called Summerhill by A.S. Neill. Neill was the founder and director of the Summerhill boarding school in England. its principle is absolute freedom for the child. classes aren't mandatory.


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Summerhill, For and Against by A. S. Neill Download PDF EPUB FB2

Summerhill: For & Against The backlash For and Against book the U.S. against freedom for children, as espoused by A.S. Neill at his school & the book describing it, Summerhill: A Radical Approach to Child Rearing, could have been prevented by the clearheaded reviews of Neill's Cited by: 5.

"Outstanding writers in education, sociology, and psychology such as, Nathan W. Ackerman, Max Rafferty, Bruno Bettelheim, Ashley Montagu, Erich Fromm, etc, evaluate. Summerhill, for and Against book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5.

ummerhill: A Radical Approach to Child Rearing is a book about the English boarding school Summerhill School by its headmaster A. Neill. It is known for introducing his ideas to the American public.

It was published in America on November 7,by the Hart Publishing Company and later revised as Summerhill School: A New View of Childhood /5(30).

His school, Summerhill, founded inattracted admiration and criticism from around the world, and became an emblem of radical school reform and child-centred education.

Neill claimed that he was a practical man, but this book reveals that Summerhill expresses a comprehensive and. Summerhill for & Against by A S Neill,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Summerhill: For And Against. ISBN X. — A collection of essays, arguing both in favour and against the school's approach; Jonathan Croall. Neill of Summerhill: The Permanent Rebel. ISBN — This is mainly a biography of Neill but of. An artist, McWhirter lives in Wales with her partner Reg.

She has two children by a previous marriage. Ishbel McWhirter's mother read That Dreadful School, Neill's book about Summerhill, in. Summerhill School authority does not mask a system of manipulation. Summerhill does not expound a theory; it relates the actual experience of almost 40 years.

The author contends that “freedom works.” The principles underlying Neill’s system are presented in this book simply and unequivocally. They are these in summary.

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. Neill and the Evolution of the Summerhill Idea - Ray Hemmings, Allen. Summerhill Books, Newcastle, United Kingdom. 1, likes 1, talking about this. Summerhill Books publishes North East local history books.

Originally published inSummerhill became an instant bestseller and a classic volume of education for an entire generation. Now, this thoroughly expanded and revised version of the original Summerhill reinstates the revolutionary "free school" traditions begun by Summerhill's founder A.S.

American education lags behind the rest of the world, this new edition is more timely than 5/5(1). Summerhill, for and Against: Outstanding Writers in Education, and Psychology Evaluate the Concepts of A.S. Neill. The film is based on the school's courtroom fight to defend its particular ethos against Ofsted, which in filed a formal "notice of complaint" against Summerhill in an apparent effort to.

Get this from a library. Summerhill: for & against. [Alexander Sutherland Neill;] -- "Outstanding writers in education, sociology, and psychology such as, Nathan W. Ackerman, Max Rafferty, Bruno Bettelheim, Ashley Montagu, Erich Fromm, etc, evaluate the concepts of A.S.

Neil"--Cover. Further reading. The Education Revolution #32 Spring/Summer (the magazine of the Alternative Education Resource Organization).; Various authors.

Summerhill: For and Against, a collection of essays, arguing both in favour and against Summerhill's (and Kilquhanity's) approach.; A.S. Neill. Summerhill.A book about the school and its philosophy, by the school's founder.

FOR AND AGAINST SUMMERHILL John Holt Born in New York inJohn Holt started teaching in grade schools at the age of thirty. During the next fourteen years he acquired a thorough firsthand knowledge of how elementary schools operate. He made his opinions oh this subject known in two best-selling books, HOW CHILDREN FAIL and HOW CHILDREN LEARN.

Summerhill School is an independent British boarding school which was founded in by A.S. Neill (Alexander Sutherland Neill). He believed the school should fit the child, not than the other way around.

Summerhill is run as a democratic ons are made in school meetings, which anyone, staff or pupil, may attend, and at which everyone has an equal vote. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Originally published inSummerhill became an instant bestseller and a classic volume of education for an entirethis 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 Reviews:. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk.

Summerhill: for & against. Publication date Topics Neill, Alexander S. Summerhill, Neill, Alexander Sutherland, Summerhill, Summerhill School, Child. His book, Summerhill: A Radical Approach to Child Rearing, captured the mood of the counterculture and sold 2m copies in America during the 60s .Summerhill does not offer religious education.

Fromm concludes his summary of the school and its principles by maintaining that Neill’s approach at Summerhill, in the end, represents “the true principle of education without fear.” A Legacy. Neill later called Summerhill a demonstration school, as opposed to an experimental school.