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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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