Structure of Schooling Readings in the Sociology of Education

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ISBN-13: 9781412980395
Edition: 2nd 2011
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List price: $88.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/13/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.552
Language: English

Irenee Beattie is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at University of California, Merced. Her research examines racial/ethnic, gender, and class inequalities in adolescent transitions to adulthood as well as how families, high schools, and colleges can foster beneficial social capital among underrepresented college student populations. Her research has been funded by the American Educational Research Association and the Hellman Faculty Fellows Fund. She has published in various outlets such as Sociology of Education, Youth & Society, and Harvard University Press.

Richard Arum is Professor of Sociology and Education, New York University.

Karly Ford is an Assistant Professor at the Pennsylvania State University. Her research focuses on the relationship between education and social stratification. She received a Masters of Education in International Education Policy from Harvard University in 2007 and a Ph.D. in Sociology of Education from New York University in 2014. Ford's research interests are Higher Education, Sociology of Education, International Comparative Education, Institutional Variation, and Educational Assessment.nbsp;

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Theoretical and Historical Perspectives
Status Attainment and Social Mobility
The "Rationalization" of Education and Training
Social and Cultural Mobility
Sponsored and Contest Mobility and the School System
Status Attainment Processes
Human Capital, Cultural Capital and Social Capital
Human Capital
Cultural Capital: Allusions, Gaps, and Glissandos in Recent Theoretical Developments
Schools, Families and Communities
Changing Theories of Education Systems
The First Element of Morality: The Spirit of Discipline
The School and the Community
Functional and Conflict Theories of Educational Stratification
Beyond the Educational Frontier: The Great American Dream Freeze
Discussion Questions
Stratification Within and Between Schools
School Cultures
The Chosen Ones
Trust in Schools: A Core Resource for School Reform
Racial Segregation and Resource Inequality
Equality of Educational Opportunity: The Coleman Report
The Effects of High Schools on Their Students
Brown at 50: King's Dream or Plessy's Nightmare?
The Nature of Schooling
Tracking
Tracking: From Theory to Practice
Is Ability Grouping Equitable?
The Distribution of Knowledge
Discussion Questions
Class, Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexuality
Class
Persisting Barriers: Changes in Educational Opportunitites in Thirteen Countries
Elements of a Culture
Invisible Inequality: Social Class and Childrearing in Black Families and White Families
Exceptions to the Rule: Upwardly Mobile White and Mexican American High School Girls
Race & Ethnicity
Black Students' School Success: Coping With the "Burden of 'Acting White'"
It's Not "a Black Thing": Understanding the Burden of Acting White and Other Dilemmas of High Achievement
Straddling Boundaries: Identity, Culture, and School
America's Next Achievement Test: Closing the Black-White Test Score Gap
Race in the Schoolyard: Negotiating the Color Line in Classrooms and Communities
Shades of White: White Kids and Racial Identity in High Schools
The New Second Generation: Segmented Assimilation and Its Variants
Gender & Sexuality
Boys and Girls Together... But Mostly Apart
Teaching and "Women's Work": A Comparative and Historical Analysis
Rewriting Race and Gender High School Lessons: Second-Generation Dominicans in New York City
"Dude, You're a Fag": Adolescent Masculinity and the Fag Discourse
Discussion Questions
Student Behavior and Adolescent Subcultures
The Adolescent Culture
Resistance as a Social Drama: A Study of Change-Oriented Encounters
Testing the Theory: Rampage - The Social Roots of School Shootings
Hooking Up: Sex, Dating, and Relationships on Campus
College Life Through the Eyes of Students
Discussion Questions
The Organizational Environment
The Cultural and Institutional Environment
Do Employers Really Need More Educated Youth?
The Effects of Education as an Institution
Community Colleges and the American Social Order
An Institutional Perspective on Schools
Judging School Discipline: A Crisis of Moral Authority
Creating a Class: College Admissions and the Education of Elites
Education Policy and School Reform
English-Only Triumphs, But the Costs Are High
Charter Schools and the Public Good
Contentious Curricula: Afrocentrism and Creationism in American Public Schools
Education Research That Matters: Influence, Scientific Rigor, and Policy Making
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