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Educability, Schools and Ideology (RLE Edu L)

Edited by MICHAEL Flude, JOHN AHIER

Routledge – 2012

Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

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Description

The sociology of education has been at the forefront of new developments in sociological theory. This book examines and criticizes a number of these new developments and discusses some empirical work on issues of current concern. One of the few books that integrates radical and critical sociology into the field of education, it deals with the resultant difficulties. The topics covered include cultural deprivation, ideologies in education, classrooms, the teaching profession and the history of women’s education.

Reviews

‘Flude and Ahier have given us a readable and often provoking book…’The Times Educational Supplement

Contents

Introduction. 1. Continuities and Discontinuities in the Sociology of Education Bill Williamson. 2. Sociological Accounts of Differential Educational Attainment Michael Flude. 3. Phenomenological Perspectives and the Sociology of the School Roger Dale. 4. Sustaining Hierarchy through Teaching and Research John Bartholomew. 5. Ideologies, Integration and Conflicts of Meaning Dennis Warwick 6. Sociology and the Problem of Radical Educational Change Geoff Whitty. 7. The Official Ideology of Education for Girls. 8.The Teachers and Professionalism; the Failure of an Occupational Strategy Noel and José Parry 9. Deschoolers and New Romantics David H Hargreaves. 10. Professions and Ideologies John Ahier. Index.

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Description: Edited by MICHAEL Flude, JOHN AHIER. The sociology of education has been at the forefront of new developments in sociological theory. This book examines and criticizes a number of these new developments and discusses some empirical work on issues of current concern. One of the few books...
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