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  1. Streaming (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)

    An Education System in Miniature

    By Brian Jackson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In this volume a streamed school is studied in detail and parents’ responses are recorded. Eleven plus is (and has been) under criticism, but many children are selected by a ‘seven plus’ because they are streamed into A, B or C classes. Few children escape the label once it is pinned on them – less...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Emotion and Delinquency (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)

    A Clinical Study of Five Hundred Criminals in the Making

    By L Grimberg

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Inevitably a product of the time in which it was published this book discusses important questions of neuro-psychology as well as setting out the early ‘nature versus nurture’ debate. The author also argues for changes in the care and education of those with learning difficulties to enable them to...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Marxism/Structuralism/Education (RLE Edu L)

    Theoretical Developments in the Sociology of Education

    By Madan Sarup

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This interdisciplinary textbook provides an introduction to the many theoretical developments and controversies which took place in the sociology and politics of education during the 1970s and 80s. The book Discusses the arguments concerning humanist and structuralist Marixsm. Provides a...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Towards Successful Schooling (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)

    Edited by Hugh Lauder, Cathy Wylie

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The editors have compiled this critical and comparative study of changes which took place in the New Zealand education system in the second half of the twentieth century. For other Western societies who have felt the impact of New Right policies the New Zealand case is interesting because it...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Education and Society (RLE Edu L)

    By E G Biaggini

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This volume discusses how the lay-person responds to written appeals to his intelligence and feelings with particular emphasis on education and culture. The author indicates a possible approach to the task of investigation rather than all that can be done with the method employed. The second part...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

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