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Sociology of education : a critical reader / edited by Alan R. Sadovnik

Publisher New York : Routledge
Year c2007
Codes ID=2001344788 NCID=BA81638871

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Language English
Size xvii, 534 p. ; 26 cm
Contents Introduction to the sociological study of education
Suggested readings
Theory and method in the sociology of education
Introduction: theory and research in the sociology of education / Alan R. Sadovnik
On education and society / Emile Durkheim
Functional and conflict theories of educational stratification / Randall Collins
Broken promises : school reform in retrospect / Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis
On understanding the processes of education : the contributions of labeling theory / Ray Rist
The forms of capital / Pierre Bourdieu
Social class and pedagogic practice / Basil Bernstein
The effects of education as an institution / John Meyer
Suggested readings
School organization and processes : teaching, learning and curriculum
The organizational contexts of teaching and learning : changing theoretical perspectives / Adam Gamoran, Walter Secada and Cora Marrett
Is there really a teacher shortage? / Richard Ingersoll
Whose markets, whose knowledge / Michael W. Apple
Suggested readings
International education
The political construction of mass schooling : European origins and worldwide institutionalization / Francisco Ramirez and John Boli
Marketization and privatization in mass education systems / Geoff Whitty and Sally Power
Nation versus nation : the race to be the first in the world / David P. Baker and Gerald Letendre
Suggested readings
Higher education
Changes in access to higher education in the United States, 1980-1992 / David Karen
It's not enough to get through the open door : inequalities by social background in transfer from community colleges to four-year colleges / Kevin J. Dougherty & Gregory S. Kienzl
College-for-all : do students understand what college demands? / James E. Rosenbaum
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Education and inequality
Tracking : from theory to practice and more than misplaced technology : a normative and political response to Hallinan on tracking / Maureen Hallinan and Jeannie Oakes
Invisible inequality : social class and childrearing in black families and white families / Annette Lareau
Collective identity and the burden of acting white in black history, community and education / John Ogbu
The burden of acting neither white nor black : cultural conflict among Asian-American students / Jamie Lew
The help-seeking orientation of Latino and non-Latino urban high school students : a critical-sociological investigation / Ricardo Stanton-Salazar, Lisa Chavez and Robert Tai
What do we know about the effects of single-sex schools in the private sector? : implications for public schools / Cornelius Riordan
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Educational reform and policy
Complexity, accountability, and school improvement / Jennifer A. O'Day
The false promises of school choice in NCLB / Douglas Lauen
Our impoverished view of educational reform / David C. Berliner
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index
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Authors Sadovnik, Alan R.
Subjects LCSH:Educational sociology
LCSH:Educational sociology -- United States  All Subject Search
Classification LCC:LC191.2
Vol : pbk ; ISBN:0415954975 ; XISBN:9780415954976
: hbk ; ISBN:9780415954969 ; XISBN:0415954967

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Education, Sociology of Education, UEYAMA : hbk 306.43/S15 0780064877
9780415954969 2007

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