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  1. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 10th 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

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