School and Society Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
Edition: 6th 2009
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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 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..
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List price: $203.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 7/28/2008
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
|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|
|Glossary Photo Credits|