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Author Westberg, Johannes.

Title Funding the rise of mass schooling 2017
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Springer International Pu, [2017]
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Contents Preface; Contents; Abbreviations; List of Figures; List of Tables; Chapter 1: A Mundane History of€School Finance; Pieces of€a€Larger Puzzle; Three Issues in€the€History of€School Finance; A History from€Below; The Swedish Setting; The Rural School Districts of€Sundsvall; Sources and€Methods; The Structure of€the€Book; Notes; Chapter 2: The Political Will to€Levy Local Taxes; The School Act of€1842; Tackling Population Growth and€Long School Routes; Unfit School Buildings and€Ambulatory Schools; Economic Issues and€Social Status; Conclusion; Notes
Chapter 3: Pursuing a€Fair and€Reasonable EconomyThe Management of€School Districts' Affairs; A Multifaceted Economic Culture; Balancing Needs and€Resources; Budgets Determined by School Spending; A "billig" Economy; The Issue of€Frugality; Strategies to€Increase Revenues; Conclusion; Notes; Chapter 4: The In-Kind Economy of€Early School Districts; An Economy of€In-Kind Transactions; Taxes in€Grain, Hay and€Firewood; Gifts and€Boarding Arrangements; Farmwork and€Janitorial Services; The Restricted Use of€Account Books; State Subsidies, Local Taxes and€Interest Payments; Conclusion; Notes
Chapter 5: An Expanding Monetary EconomyAn Increasingly Monetized Economy; A Liberation or a€Loss?; A Variety of€Local Monetary Taxes; Rising State Subsidies; Loans from€Banks, Funds and€Individuals; Conclusion; Notes; Chapter 6: School Funding and€Mass Schooling; An Affordable and€Flexible In-Kind Economy; The Benefits of€an€In-Kind Salary; The Thorny Cow Fodder Question; The Abolition of€Cow Fodder; Damp Firewood and€Other Concerns; Conflicting Regimes of€Value; Conclusion; Notes; Chapter 7: Conclusions; The Political Will and€Economic Culture; From In-Kind to€Monies
The Rise of€Mass SchoolingSchool Finance and€Beyond; Notes; Appendix; Sources to€Figure 5.2: State Subsidies in€Nominal Prices and€Real Prices 1847-1900; Sources to€Table 5.1: Loans Raised by€School Districts in€the€Sundsvall Region; Bibliography; Archival Sources; Statistical Works and Official Publications; The Swedish Code of Statutes (Svensk författningssamling); Periodicals; Parliamentary Sources; Databases; Published Primary Sources; Secondary Sources; Index
Subject Education -- Sweden -- Finance.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3319404601 (electronic bk.)
9783319404608 (electronic bk.)