School and Society Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

ISBN-10: 0073378372
ISBN-13: 9780073378374
Edition: 6th 2009
List price: $203.00
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Description: Through the use of a consistent analytic framework, this text shows how and why certain school-society issues first arose in this country and how they have changed over time. Introduced and explained in detail in the first chapter, the texts  More...

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Book details

List price: $203.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 7/28/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

Through the use of a consistent analytic framework, this text shows how and why certain school-society issues first arose in this country and how they have changed over time. Introduced and explained in detail in the first chapter, the texts analytic framework focuses on the political economy, the dominant ideology, and existing educational practices that are prevalent in any given historical era. Readings at the end of each chapter are designed for the student to critique using the same analytic framework that the authors employ in the text. In its examination of the evolution of education in the United States, this book tells an engaging historical story..

Educational Aims In Historical Perspective
Introduction: Understanding School and Society
Liberty and Literacy: The Jeffersonian Era
School as a Public Institution: The Common-School Era
Diversity and Equity: Schooling and African Americans
Social Diversity and Differentiated Schooling: The Progressive Era
Diversity and Equity: Schooling and American Indians
National School Reform: The Early Cold War Era
Diversity and Equity: Schooling Girls and Women
Educational Aims In Contemporary Society
Liberty and Literacy Today: Contemporary Perspectives
Teaching in a Public Institution: The Professionalization Movement
Differentiated Schooling, Labor Market Preparation and Contemporary School Reform
Diversity and Equity Today: Defining the Challenge
Diversity and Equity Today: Meeting the Challenge
School and Society: Teaching and Teacher Leadership
Notes
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Index

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