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This post very briefly reviews William Jeynes, “Chapter 5: The Rise of Homeschooling as a Modern Educational Phenomenon in American Protestant Education” in the International Handbook of Protestant Education (2012), co-edited by Jeynes.

Jeynes is a professor of education at California State University Long Beach, and this is not the first time on the blog I’ve found work with his name on it to be substandard and poorly edited.  This book chapter is very weak.  It is basically a summary of the literature on homeschooling, but it’s not a very good one.  (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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