Education and Society


Author: A.K.C. Ottaway
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134554354
Category: Social Science
Page: 224
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First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Sociology, Education, and Schools

An Introduction to the Sociology of Education
Author: Robert G. Burgess
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Démocratisation de l'enseignement - Grande-Bretagne
Page: 272
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Intro Sociol Education


Author: Karl Mannheim,W. A. C. Stewart
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134552181
Category: Social Science
Page: 206
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First published in 1962. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Equality and Achievement

An Introduction to the Sociology of Education
Author: Cornelius H. Riordan
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: 321
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This concise introduction to the sociology of education demonstrates that differences between and within schools, homes, and peer groups are related in systemic ways to differences in educational outcomes. Addressing both empirical data and important theoretical concepts, it explores the impact that equality and achievement can have on academic success. Extensive coverage of thought-provoking topics, such as school size, tracking, reform and restructuring, youth cultures, parental involvement, and single parent households. The author examines equality and achievement in education, methodological issues, differences between homes, differences between schools, differences within schools, group differences and maximizing achievement and equality. For individuals interested in a concise introduction to sociology of education.

Perspectives on the Sociology of Education

An Introduction
Author: Philip Robinson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351839586
Category: Education
Page: 254
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First published in 1981, this book provides a basic introduction to the sociology of education. It brings together many of the principal arguments in order to help the student reach an understanding of the multitude of conflicting opinions, theoretical positions and biases within the field. The work considers the structures within which the child, the family and the classroom are located, focusing on the theory and the ways in which they can be used to explain the workings of the educational system. It introduces not only the work of classical educational sociologists such as Durkheim, Weber and Marx, but also more recent scholars such as Halsey, Becker and Althusser. With a global coverage, the book emphasizes the implications of the developments of the sociology of education for educational policy.

Language, Structure and Reproduction (Routledge Revivals)

An Introduction to the Sociology of Basil Bernstein
Author: Paul Atkinson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317917596
Category: Social Science
Page: 226
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Basil Bernstein is one of the most creative and influential of contemporary British sociologists, yet his work – especially that relating to language and social structure – is widely misunderstood and misrepresented. This book, first published in 1985, addresses the underlying themes and continuities in Bernstein’s work and portrays him as a sociologist in the Durkheimian tradition. This reissue will be of particular value to students interested in the sociology of education, language and society, anthropological linguistics and communication studies.

Sociology Of Education


Author: S.S. Chandra,S.S. Chandra & Rajendra Kumar Sharma
Publisher: Atlantic Publishers & Dist
ISBN: 9788171566358
Category:
Page: 312
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The Present Book Is A Comprehensive Attempt To Critically Discuss Sociology Of Education. It Covers The Syllabi Of Various Universities For M.A. (Sociology), B.Ed. And M.Ed. Examinations. Part One Of The Book Provides An Introduction To The Subject, Through A Discussion Of The Meaning, Type And Functions Of Education; Aims And Objectives Of Education; Agencies Of Education; Evaluation Of The Current Educational Pattern; Curriculum; Teaching Devices And Innovations In Teaching. Part Two Starts With An Introduction To Educational Sociology And Proceeds To Discuss Socialization And Family; Peer Group And Education; The College; Social Functions Of Education; Education, State And Community; Impact Of Social Stratification In India; Education And Modernization In India; Social Change And Social Control Through Education; Deschooling Society; Teacher S Role In Society; Education And Economic Order; Values And Education; Education And Culture; Education For International Understanding; Education For Democracy; Education For Socialistic Pattern Of Society; The Disturbed Campus And Materialism In Education And National Emotional Integration. The Work Is Analytic In Presentation And Synthetic In Discussing The Subject Matter, To Provide An Ideal Textbook On The Subject.The Book Will Be Found Useful Not Only By The Students But Also By The Teachers, Policy Makers And Common Readers.

Exploring Education

An Introduction to the Foundations of Education
Author: Alan R. Sadovnik,Peter W. Cookson, Jr.,Susan F. Semel,Ryan W. Coughlan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131540852X
Category: Education
Page: 592
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This much-anticipated fifth edition of Exploring Education offers an alternative to traditional foundations texts by combining a point-of-view analysis with primary source readings. Pre- and in-service teachers will find a solid introduction to the foundations disciplines -- history, philosophy, politics, and sociology of education -- and their application to educational issues, including school organization and teaching, curriculum and pedagogic practices, education and inequality, and school reform and improvement. This edition features substantive updates, including additions to the discussion of neo-liberal educational policy, recent debates about teacher diversity, updated data and research, and new selections of historical and contemporary readings. At a time when foundations of education are marginalized in many teacher education programs and teacher education reform pushes scripted approaches to curriculum and instruction, Exploring Education helps teachers to think critically about the "what" and "why" behind the most pressing issues in contemporary education.

The Schooled Society

An Introduction to the Sociology of Education
Author: Scott Davies,Neil Guppy
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780195449044
Category: Educational sociology
Page: 333
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Series: a href="http://www.oupcanada.com/tcs/"Themes in Canadian Sociology/a Exploring how education participates and plays a significant role in both modern society and our development as social beings, this text applies classical and contemporary theoretical approaches to study the relationship between school and society. With a thematic organization and a unique focus on socialization, The Schooled Society offers a comprehensive examination of schooling at all levels.

International Encyclopedia of the Sociology of Education


Author: Lawrence J. Saha
Publisher: Pergamon Press
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: 961
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"This book provides a state-of-the-art resource, for an international audience, of the cumulative results of research and to identify the substantive developments which will take the sociological study of educaion into the next century. This encyclopedia presents the full range of paradigms, theoretical points of view, together with many research methodologies." --Cover.

The Sociology of Education

An Introduction
Author: Ivor Morrish
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781138629844
Category:
Page: 300
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First published in 1972, this book aims to provide an introduction to the teacher, or teacher in training, to society and its relationship to education. Although very much a product of its time rather than an instructive text for teachers in the 21stcentury, this work will be of interest to those studying the evolution of the study of the sociology of education as well as the development of teacher training.

An Introduction to the Sociology of Work and Occupations


Author: Rudi Volti
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483342417
Category: Social Science
Page: 320
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The Sociology of Work and Occupations, Second Edition connects work and occupations to the key subjects of sociological inquiry: social and technological change, race, ethnicity, gender, social class, education, social networks, and modes of organization. In 15 chapters, Rudi Volti succinctly but comprehensively covers the changes in the world of work, encompassing everything from gathering and hunting to working in today's Information Age. This book introduces students to a highly relevant analysis of society today. In this new and updated edition, globalization and technology are each given their own chapter and discussed in great depth.

An Introduction to the Study of Education


Author: David Matheson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136253947
Category: Education
Page: 460
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This fully updated, fourth edition of An Introduction to the Study of Education provides a comprehensive and reflective introduction to the study of education, inviting students to question what education is, who it is for and what purpose it serves. Taking the reader from the early years through to lifelong learning, it examines all forms of education and learning. This new edition includes ten completely new chapters and a step-by-step guide to essay writing. There is also a companion website to accompany the book, featuring additional chapters which can be visited at www.routledge.com/cw/matheson.This fully updated, fourth edition provides: a full exploration of the historical, sociological, philosophical and psychological roots of education; a clear focus on the individual levels of education – preschool, compulsory, post-compulsory and lifelong learning; the latest debates within special educational needs; an in-depth examination of learning styles; insights into the historical development of education and the role of, and background to, research in education; a focus on current educational practice and diversity across the United Kingdom and Ireland. Written in a clear and accessible style, this is the essential core text for all beginning students on undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Education Studies and all those interested in education today, where it came from and where it is going.

The Drug Paradox

An Introduction to the Sociology of Psychoactive Substances in Canada
Author: Tara L. Bruno,Rick Csiernik
Publisher: Canadian Scholars
ISBN: 1773380524
Category: Social Science
Page: 330
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Why are some drugs considered socially acceptable while others are demonized? What makes these definitions so widespread? Who benefits from these conceptualizations? The Drug Paradox examines both the empirically founded and the socially constructed facets of drugs and drug use, highlighting the incongruous aspects of laws, policies, and programming that aim to address behaviours around drugs. The authors explore this paradox, arguing that Canada’s punitive approach to addressing drug use continues to exist alongside harm-reduction strategies and that these competing approaches ultimately impede Canada’s ability to deal effectively with substance misuse. Using a policy-oriented approach while also emphasizing the utility of a multifaceted biopsychosocial model, this text provides students with a foundation in the sociology of psychoactive substances in the Canadian context. It covers a broad range of issues—models of addiction, the history of Canada’s drug laws, media representation, government responses to substance use, and international perspectives on drug policy—and addresses various research areas that are important for students to consider when trying to make sense of the competing discourses on drugs in society. The Drug Paradox is ideal for use in sociology courses on drugs and drug use and will also appeal to those focusing on drug use from a criminology, public health, or policy perspective.

An Introduction to the Sociology of Health and Illness


Author: Kevin White
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761964001
Category: Social Science
Page: 196
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The main purpose of this book is to demonstrate that disease is socially produced and distributed. Becoming sick and unhealthy is not the result of individual misfortune or an accident of nature. It is a consequence of the social, political and economic organization of society. In developing this thesis, the author systematically introduces students to the major sociological explanations of the role and functions of medical explanations of disease. The book situates the student securely in the literature and provides a guide to the strengths and weaknesses of the major sociological approaches. It draws out the essential features of the major sociological contributions and elucidates how an appreciation of the dynamics of class, gender, ethnicity and the sociology of knowledge challenges medical power.

Understanding Sport

An Introduction to the Sociological and Cultural Analysis of Sport
Author: John Horne,Alan Tomlinson,Garry Whannel
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135921075
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 320
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Bringing a cultural and social dimension to the study of sport, this introductory guide will help students understand the context of sport and the place it has in the lives of individuals as well as in modern British society as a whole. Theoretically rigorous yet accessible, Understanding Sport includes: up-to-date coverage of key socio-cultural issues suggested further reading, to expand students' understanding of the topics introduced end-of-chapter essay topics and questions, to help students consolidate their knowledge extensive referenece lists and a thematic index, to direct sutdents and lecturers toward further research materials.

College and Society

An Introduction to the Sociological Imagination
Author: Stephen Sweet
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: N.A
Category: Social Science
Page: 150
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A brief book that uses examples from a college or university setting to illustrate society in terms of social groups and forces. College and Society is based on the premise that colleges are not “ivory towers” that stand in contrast to the larger society. Rather, the author argues that colleges tend to reflect many of the same social structures, culturally based expectations of social conduct, and patterns of interaction seen at work in the larger society. For anyone interested in learning basic concepts of Sociology.