The Sociology Of Education

Author: Jeanne H. Ballantine
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315299895
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The Sociology of Education: A Systematic Analysis is a comprehensive and cross-cultural look at the sociology of education. This textbook gives a sociological analysis of education by incorporating a diverse set of theoretical approaches. The authors include practical applications and current educational issues to discuss the structure and processes that make education systems work as well as the role sociologists play in both understanding and bring about change. In addition to up-to-date examples and research, the eighth edition presents three chapters on inequality in educational access and experiences, where class, race and ethnicity, and gender are presented as separate (though intersecting) vectors of educational inequality. Each chapter combines qualitative and quantitative approaches and relevant theory; classics and emerging research; and micro- and macro-level perspectives.??

The Sociology Of Education

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1497026326
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Facts101 is your complete guide to The Sociology of Education. In this book, you will learn topics such as Education and the Process of Stratification, Gender, Race, and Class: Attempts to Achieve Equality of Educational O ..., The School as an Organization, and Formal School Statuses and Roles: The Way it Spozed to Be plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Schools And Society

Author: Jeanne H. Ballantine
Publisher: Pine Forge Press
ISBN: 1412979242
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Offering a wide array of theoretical perspectives and methods, a broad range of resources, and both classic and contemporary studies, this fully updated Fourth Edition uses the open systems approach to provide readers with a framework for understanding and analyzing the book’s disparate topics. Edited by Jeanne H. Ballantine and Joan Z. Spade, both of whom actively teach Sociology of Education courses, this text includes dozens of readable articles that illustrate major concepts and theoretical perspectives in the field.

Sociology Of Higher Education

Author: Patricia J. Gumport
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801892158
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Featuring extensive reviews of the literature, this volume will be invaluable for scholars and students of sociology and higher education.

Introduction To Comparative And International Education

Author: Jennifer Marshall
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473908779
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Comparative and international education is an increasingly important area of study. This book introduces major themes surrounding globalisation and education, giving you a nuanced understanding of key debates, thinkers and sources of information. Important theories and research exploring how globalisation has influenced educational practice are critically examined, providing you with an understanding of relevant social, economic, historical and cultural factors. Coverage includes: Case studies from around the world raising thought-provoking questions on chapter topics How to undertake research using significant secondary sources of comparative international data (including OECD, PISA, TIMMS) The relationship between development, education and inequality The purpose and role of multicultural and citizenship education Gender and education in a global context This is essential reading for students on undergraduate Education Studies degrees, and for similar courses covering comparative and international education.

Global Issues And Comparative Education

Author: Wendy Bignold
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1844458245
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Almost every Education Studies degree includes an element of comparative education, and this book provides an accessible undergraduate-level introduction to the theme. It begins by defining what is meant by the term 'comparative education' and examines the benefits of studying it to students, policy makers, educators and academics. The book then takes a largely age-phase approach with a comparative analysis of selected education systems from around the world, including the impact of globalisation.

Critique And Utopia

Author: Carlos Alberto Torres
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742538474
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Critique and utopia are two of the central concepts of the sociology of education, and they indeed exemplify the critical traditions in the sociology of education as a discipline. Using theoretical frameworks, this title offers criticism of the dominant theories, and findings in the sociology of education.

College And Society

Author: Stephen Sweet
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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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.

Equality And Achievement

Author: Cornelius H. Riordan
Publisher: Prentice Hall
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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.