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  1. Contemporary Research in the Sociology of Education (RLE Edu L)

    Edited by John Eggleston

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The subject matter of this book – what happens in schools, the effects of curriculum change, the reasons why some children are successful and others are not – explains just why the sociology of education is one of the most important areas to achieve political importance. There are five sections to...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. Education and the Working Class (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)

    By Brian Jackson, Dennis Marsden

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    When first published this book had a significant influence on the campaign for comprehensive schools and it spoke to generations of working-class students who were either deterred by the class barriers erected by selective schools and elite universities, or, having broken through them to gain...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Education (RLE Edu L)

    Capitalist and Socialist

    By Beryl Pring

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book argues that politics, in the sense of the government of our social structure, holds the key to the resolution of educational problems in the early twentieth century; that the teacher will only be relieved of his or her sense of frustration through government and ultimately socialist...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Pupil Strategies (RLE Edu L)

    Explorations in the Sociology of the School

    Edited by Peter Woods

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    What do pupils actually do in school? There are remarkably few studies that take the pupils’ perspective and reconstruct experience from their point of view within the context of their own cultures and careers. This volume brings together a number of research studies on various aspects of how...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Dilemmas of Schooling (RLE Edu L)

    Teaching and Social Change

    By Ann Berlak, Harold Berlak

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This study illuminates how the everyday activity of teachers raises profound economic, cultural, ethical, political and research issues, and provides a new and fruitful way of examining the practice of teaching. The first part of the book offers a detailed description of sensitively recorded school...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Marxist Perspectives in the Sociology of Education (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)

    By Maurice Levitas

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The major theories explored are those concerned with social mobility and those which derive from a relativist position in Sociology, both of which see education as a selection mechanism for a stratified society. Social class, family, sociolinguistics and schools are among the topics discussed. In...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Teacher Strategies (RLE Edu L)

    Explorations in the Sociology of the School

    Edited by Peter Woods

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book takes as its focus the key interactionist concept of ‘strategy’, a concept fundamental to many current concerns in the sociology of the school, including the understanding of the links between society and the individual, a more accurate description of certain areas of school life and...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. Social Crisis and Educational Research (RLE Edu L)

    Edited by Len Barton, Stephen A Walker

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Originally written at a time of crisis in the education system of Britain – occasioned by cuts, contradictions and change - many of the issues discussed in this book are still relevant today. Debate in the book focuses upon an examination of the nature of the crisis, an exploration of the impact of...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

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