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This post reviews Rachel E. Coleman, “Ideologues: Pedagogues, Pragmatics: A Case Study of the Homeschool Community in Delaware County, Indiana” (M.A. Thesis: Ball State University, 2010).

Rachel Coleman, a reader of this blog, graciously sent me a copy of her Master’s Thesis she just defended this month at Ball State University.  It’s wonderful.  In this post I’ll summarize it and stress its main contributions to our knowledge about homeschooling. (more…)

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This post reviews Deok-Hee Seo, “The Profitable Adventure of Threatened Middle-Class Families: An Ethnographic Study on Homeschooling in South Korea” in Asia Pacific Education Review 10, no. 3 (September 2009): 409-422

Seo, a professor at Chosun University in South Korea, here looks at the homeschooling experiences of four middle-class Korean families and situates these experiences in the context of Korean social and educational expectations.  (more…)

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