The Legacy of A.S. Neill in Finland

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This article looks first briefly on the history of education and the influence of A.S. Neill’s ideas in Finland, and then turns into a roundtable where three people – two mothers and one son – discuss their own experiences of the Summerhillian kindergarten in Finland, and the future of alternative education in the era of neo-liberalism.
Original languageEnglish
JournalRevista Hipótese
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)131-149
Number of pages19
Publication statusPublished - 31 Oct 2016
MoE publication typeB1 Journal article

Fields of Science

  • 6160 Other humanities
  • Alternative Pedagogy
  • Summerhill
  • Finnish history of education
  • Kindergartens
  • Queer
  • Roundtable
  • Lastenpaikka
  • Education history

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