School and Society

ISBN-10: 0807749850

ISBN-13: 9780807749852

Edition: 5th 2009

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Book details

Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 168
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

The Relation of School to Society
What This Book is About
Factory Prep
An Imaginary Society
Three Schools of Thought
The Form of the Book
Schooling as Socialization and Progress
The Functionalist Perspective on Schooling
Equality of Educational Opportunity
Educational Reform: Three Cases
Assimilation, Political Socialization, and Modernization
For Further Inquiry
Functional Theory, Policy, and Problems
Historical Impediments and Compensatory Education
Intellectual and Cultural Impediments
Problems with Functionalism
For Further Inquiry
Schooling as Legitimation and Reproduction
Marxist Theory and Education
Conflict Theory and Functionalism
Marxist Theory
Class Consciousness, False Consciousness, and Hegemony
Marxism, Neo-Marxism, and Education
A Neo-Marxist Interpretation of Schooling in Capitalist Society
For Further Inquiry
The Hidden Curriculum Revisited
A Theory of Cultural Reproduction
Student Subculture and the Working Class
Puzzles, Problems, and Prospects
Foucault and the Post Modern Move Beyond Marxism
Feminism as a Form of Conflict Theory
For Further Inquiry
Interpretation and the Social Function of Schooling
The Interpretivist Point of View
An Argument for the Interpretivist Point of View
The Active Quality of Mind
The Role of Interpretation in Social Science
Interpretive Scholarship in Education
For Further Inquiry
Meaning and Messages; Schooling and Socialization
Hermeneutics and Interpretation
Interpretation and Socialization
Interpretation, Socialization, and Legitimation
Objections to the Interpretivist Approach
What Is at Stake?
Cases and Disputes
Cases and Disputes
Student Government
The Roots of School Failure
The Hidden Curriculum
National Reports on Education
The Geography Lesson
Resource Allocation
College or Workforce?
Individual Differences and Equal Opportunity
Social Reproduction
Equal but Separate
Education for Work
Workforce School
Class Bias?
Social Studies
Interpretation and Ethical Relativism
The New Student
Mainstream or Not?
Social Conditioning and Freedom
Interpretation and Epistemic Relativism
A Third World School System
The Curriculum
Additional Resources
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