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

    By Harold Entwistle

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book examines the concepts of equality, class, culture, work and leisure and explores their interrelationship through the discussion of some current problems, especially the problems posed for schools for the ‘culturally deprived.’ The debate about differential provision of schooling for...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Cultural Capital, Identity, and Social Mobility

    The Life Course of Working-Class University Graduates

    By Mick Matthys

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This qualitative study explores the meaning of working-class origin in the life and career of university graduates. Social transition from a working-class background to a middle-class milieu results in loyalty conflicts and communication barriers. The lack of social and cultural capital and the...

    Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sex Roles and the School

    By Sara Delamont

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Schools reflect the society which surrounds them but they must also be agents of change. The last few decades have seen an explosion of research on gender and education and, in this volume the author examines in a rigorous but highly accessible way, new research findings and new strategies for...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Gender and the Politics of the Curriculum

    By Sheila Riddell

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book uses detailed case studies of two secondary schools to examine the relationship between curriculum choice and gender identity among fourteen-year-old pupils making their first choices about what subjects to pursue at exam level. It reveals a two way process. Pupils’ decisions on what...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Education and Incarceration

    Edited by Erica R. Meiners, Maisha T. Winn

    The United States of America is in possession of the largest prison population in the world, with 2.3 million people currently behind bars. This number is predominantly and disproportionately made up of communities of colour and poverty. Between 1987 and 2007, the U.S. prison population tripled;...

    Published May 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Cultures of Schooling (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)

    Pedagogies for Cultural Difference and Social Access

    By Mary Kalantzis, Bill Cope, Greg Noble, Scott Poynting

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This volume examines the ways schools respond to cultural and linguistic diversity. A richness of accumulated experience is portrayed in this study of six Australian secondary schools; partial success, near success or instructive failure as the culture of the school itself was transformed in an...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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


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