Way Schools Work A Sociological Analysis of Education
Edition: 3rd 1999 (Revised)
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Description: This text continues to offer cutting-edge analysis of contemporary schooling in America from a critical perspective. Provides up-to-the-minute critical analysis of the way schools really work that takes into account both historical influences and current critical theory. Includes extensive coverage of race, class, and gender and their roles in relation to power dynamics in today's classrooms. Wide ranging content draws on social theory as well as the sociology of organizations, of work and the professions, and of knowledge. Includes new short case studies of students experiences, and chapter questions and illustrative boxes containing accounts from students, teachers and administrators.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $148.20
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/22/1998
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
|Theory and its Influences on the Purposes of Schooling|
|The Social Organization of Schooling|
|Youth Culture and the Student Peer Group|
|The Labor Force in Education: Teachers, Counselors, Administrators, and Ancillary Staff|
|Social Class and its Relationship to Education|
|What is Taught in Schools: Curriculum and the Stratification of Knowledge|
|Ethnic Minorities: Equality of Educational Opportunity|
|Gender Equity in Schooling|
|Appendix: Do's and Dont's for Non-Sexist Language|