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  1. Race, Class and Education (RLE Edu L)

    Edited by Len Barton, Stephen A Walker

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    One problem which continues to absorb social scientists is the way in which so much social deprivation stems from racial or class status. The discussion in this book is developed in two ways: firstly, careful attention is given to an examination of the way minority groups create and maintain...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Language, Schools and Classrooms (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)

    By Michael Stubbs

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The role of language is central in education – but there is much debate about the exact relation between children’s language and their educational success. The author provides a clear guide to the basic issues in the debates over language deficit, standard English and classroom language, and in...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Life in Public Schools (RLE Edu L)

    By Geoffrey Walford

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Britain’s public (that is, its major independent) schools have a conspicuous role in the country’s social system, and as a result are the subject of a long-standing political debate. The discussion is generally founded on a stereotyped image of what these school may have been like in the 1950s –...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Marx and Education in Russia and China (RLE Edu L)

    By R F Price

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    To many education students, Russian and/or Chinese education is at the same time their introduction to Marxism, and many students go no further. This book sets the record straight by giving a thorough introduction to the writings of Marx himself as they relate to education. It shows what Marxism...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Education and the Social Condition (RLE Edu L)

    By Harold Silver

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book reviews the educational experience of the 1960s and 1970s and to suggest ways of approaching major contemporary themes such as equality, accountability and standards. The author underlines a nineteenth and twentieth-century sociological tradition in analysing education and covers a range...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Education, Class Language and Ideology (RLE Edu L)

    By Noelle Bisseret

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book presents an analysis of the ‘essentialist ideology’, which is inherent to class-based societies. The author argues that essentialist ideology is efficient through its unconscious component and is imposed on everyone. It guides school selection and imposes on each class a language specific...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Education and Poverty (RLE Edu L)

    By Philip Robinson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book describes the attempts that have been made to achieve an educational policy relevant to those most disadvantaged in our society; examines the different ways in which sociologists have conceptualized the related problems; and evaluates the success of the policy. He suggests that we are in...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Divided School

    By Peter Woods

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In this ethnographic study of a secondary school in the UK, the author presents an incisive account of school life from the various points of view of the pupils, teachers and parents. He describes and analyses major areas of experience and methods of adapting to school for both the children and...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Education For A New Society (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)

    By Ernest Green, Harold Shearman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Aimed at the layperson, this book discusses education for the man or woman in the street and the advantages to society of having an educated population, with the aim of not just convincing people of the importance of education but persuading them to take participate actively in education....

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Privatization and Privilege in Education (RLE Edu L)

    By Geoffrey Walford

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Can privilege be bought? Arguments have raged over whether private education in the UK is ‘the cement in the wall’ dividing British society, or whether parental choice is, as has also been argued ‘a key component of a free society’. The author here describes the traditional private sector schools,...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge