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Theodore Brameld

Brameld, Theodore (brămˈəld) [key], 1904–87, American educator, b. Neillsville, Wis., grad. Ripon College, 1926; Ph.D. Univ. of Chicago, 1931. Brameld was best known for his theory of reconstructionism, which received widespread attention in educational circles. He held that a system of public education that is aware of the findings of the behavioral sciences can bring about fundamental changes in the social and economic structure of society. His writings include Ends and Means in Education (1950), Philosophies of Education in Cultural Perspective (1955), Toward a Reconstructed Philosophy of Education (1956), The Climactic Decades (1970), and Tourism as Cultural Learning (1977).

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