For many proponents, the educational reforms instituted by the general education movement were intended to represent or make possible social reforms. They were designed to develop capable and concerned social critics and reformers, people who had not merely a specialist's, niche-filler's, or functionary's, view of society but, also had embracive concerns and a comprehensive view of the social structure.
"On Some Aspect of An Integrated General Education*,"
Perspectives: Vol. 1
, Article 5.
Available at: https://scholarworks.wmich.edu/perspectives/vol1/iss1/5