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  1. Classrooms Observed (RLE Edu L)

    The Teacher's Perception and the Pupil's Peformance

    By Roy Nash

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In this study – the outcome of three years’ participant observation in local authority primary and secondary schools – the classroom teacher is shown to have a far greater impact upon and responsibility for his pupils than is generally admitted. The teacher’s perceptions of the children in his...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. School Organisation (RLE Edu L)

    A Sociological Perspective

    By William Tyler

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The internal organisation of the school touches on many areas of contemporary debate. Is there such a thing as a ‘good school’? Are large urban comprehensives necessarily impersonal? Are the charges of indiscipline, conflict and declining standards in modern schools based on a failure to understand...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Paradigm and Ideology in Educational Research (RLE Edu L)

    The Social Functions of the Intellectual

    By Thomas S Popkewitz

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book explores the complex social assumptions and values that underlie research programmes about schools. The analysis of educational research draws upon American and European scholarships in the sociology of knowledge, social philosophy and the history and sociology of science. The discussion...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Maladjusted Schooling (RLE Edu L)

    By John F Schostak

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The problems this book discusses are the same now as they were 25 years ago: unemployment, poor housing, inadequate facilities, poverty, racism, violence. What is the function of a school in such a situation? Although many schools hold reformist ideals, their practice is constrained by...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Sociology of Educational Inequality (RLE Edu L)

    By William Tyler

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    What is the most significant factor for explaining why some individuals are more successful than others – genetic inheritance, privileged background or luck? Although conventional approaches stress the prime importance of one of these, Tyler argues that such theories fail to deal adequately with...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Sociology and the School (RLE Edu L)

    By Peter Woods

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This is an introduction to interactionist work in education during the 1970s and 80s. The interactionist viewpoint concentrates on how people construct meanings in the ebb and flow of everyday life – what they think and do, how they react to one another – and has in recent years established itself...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

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