Now Even Teachers Crusade against Children
Campbell, Beatrix, The Independent (London, England)
THE schoolmasters have taken their place in history as the first professional organisation to support the backlash against children's evidence of abuse by adults.
The schoolmasters' association NAS/UWT is in the tradition of butch trade unionism, and its myopic self-interest is typical of the type of sectionalism that gave trade unionism a bad name. It is still locked in that closed culture which forfeited public support for militancy by failing to connect workers with consumers and clients. Preoccupied with their own authority, rather than advocacy for children, the schoolmasters do not see their interests as united with those of children.
In these inhospitable …
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Publication information: Article title: Now Even Teachers Crusade against Children. Contributors: Campbell, Beatrix - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: April 13, 1994. Page number: Not available. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.