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Sociology of Education

ISBN-10: 0205827721
ISBN-13: 9780205827725
Edition: 7th 2012
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Description: Comprehensive, contemporary, and cross-cultural in perspective The text integrates important and diverse topics in the field by showing how they are related. The Sociology of Education: A Systematic Analysis provides a sociological analysis of  More...

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Book details

List price: $151.07
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/6/2012
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 432
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.90" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.408

Comprehensive, contemporary, and cross-cultural in perspective The text integrates important and diverse topics in the field by showing how they are related. The Sociology of Education: A Systematic Analysis provides a sociological analysis of education using several theoretical approaches. The authors include practical applications and current educational issues to discuss the structure and processes that make education systems work. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers should be able to: Learn diverse theoretical approaches in the sociology of education Assess important current or emerging topics, including higher education, informal education (“climate” and the “hidden curriculum”), the school environment, education around the world, and educational movements and alternatives Understand how change takes place and what role sociologists play Become involved with educational systems where they can put to use the knowledge available in textbooks Note: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit: www.mysearchlab.com or you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MySearchLab with eText (at no additional cost). ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205827721/ ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205827725

Jeanne H. Ballantine is professor of sociology at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. She received an MA from Columbia University and a PhD from Indiana University, with a specialty in sociology of education. She has been teaching and writing for more than 30 years and has written or coauthored several texts, including Sociology of Education: A Systematic Analysis, Teaching Sociology of Education, Sociological Footprints, and Our Social World: Introduction to Sociology. She has also published in other areas, including gender and teaching of sociology, and has been an active member of sociology of education organizations, including the ASA Section on Sociology of Education, the American Educational Research Association (AERA), and the International Sociological Association (ISA) Research Committee on Sociology of Education. She has won numerous awards, including the ASA Distinguished Contributions to Teaching Award.

Sociology of Education: A Unique Perspective for Understanding Schools
Conflicting Functions and Processes in Education: What Makes the System Work?
Education and the Process of Stratification
Gender, Race, and Class: Attempts to Achieve Equality of Educational Opportunity
the School as an Organization
Formal School Statuses and Roles: "The Way It Spozed to Be"
Students: the Core of the School
the Informal System and the "Hidden Curriculum": What Really Happens in School?
the Educational System and the Environment: A Symbiotic Relationship
the System of Higher Education
Educational Systems Around the World: A Comparative View
Educational Systems Around the World: Britain, China, and Post-Colonial Africa
Educational Movements and Reform
Sociology of Education: A Unique Perspective for Understanding Schools
Sociology and Education
U.S. Schools in the Early Twenty-First Century: Applying Sociological Findings
Theoretical Approaches in the Sociology of Education
The Open Systems Approach
Research Methods in Sociology of Education
Organization of the Book
Conflicting Functions and Processes in Education: What Makes the System Work?
Conflicting Functions of Education
The Importance of Processes in Educational Systems
The Function of Socialization: What We Learn and How We Learn It
The Function of Cultural Transmission and Process of Passing On Culture
The Function of Social Control and Personal Development
The Function of Selection and Allocation: the Sorting Process
The Function of Change and Innovation: Looking to the Future
Education and the Process of Stratification
The Crisis in Schooling
The Process of Stratification: Is Inequality Inevitable?
Stratification and Equality of Educational Opportunity
Gender, Race, and Class: Attempts to Achieve Equality of Educational Opportunity
Gender and Equality of Educational Opportunity
Class, Race, and Attempts to Rectify Inequalities in Educational Opportunity
Integration Attempts
Educational Experience of Selected Minorities in the United States
Improving Schools for Minority Students
the School as an Organization
The Social System of the School
Goals of the School System
The School as an Organization
Centralized versus Decentralized Decision Making: the Fight over Control of Schools
Formal School Statuses and Roles: "The Way It Spozed to Be"
The Meaning of Roles
Professionals in the Educational System
Roles in Schools
Students: the Core of the School
Student Characteristics
School Failures and Dropouts
Students and the Informal System
Students and Their Environments
the Informal System and the "Hidden Curriculum": What Really Happens in School?
The Open Systems Approach and the Informal System
The Educational "Climate" and School Effectiveness
Power Dynamics and Roles in the Informal System
the Educational System and the Environment: A Symbiotic Relationship
The Environment and the Educational System
The School Systems' Environments: Interdependence Between Institutions
the System of Higher Education
History and Development of Higher Education
Theoretical Approaches to Higher Education
Characteristics of Higher Education in the United States
Functions of the Higher Education System
Higher Education as an Organization
Roles in Higher Education
Environmental Pressures on Higher Education
Outcomes of Higher Education
Problems and Reform in Higher Education
Educational Systems Around the World: A Comparative View
Comparative Educational Studies
Theoretical Perspectives in Comparative Education
Global Institutional Interdependence
Stages of Economic Development and Educational Change
Higher Education Around the World
Educational Systems Around the World: Britain, China, and Post-Colonial Africa
Education in Britain
Education in the People's Republic of China
Formal Education in Colonial Africa
Educational Movements and Reform
The Nature of Educational Movements
Early Educational Movements
Alternative Education and Related Movements
Structural and Curricular Changes in the Schools
References
Index

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