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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Divided School

    By Peter Woods

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In this ethnographic study of a secondary school in the UK, the author presents an incisive account of school life from the various points of view of the pupils, teachers and parents. He describes and analyses major areas of experience and methods of adapting to school for both the children and...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Education For A New Society (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)

    By Ernest Green, Harold Shearman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Aimed at the layperson, this book discusses education for the man or woman in the street and the advantages to society of having an educated population, with the aim of not just convincing people of the importance of education but persuading them to take participate actively in education....

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Privatization and Privilege in Education (RLE Edu L)

    By Geoffrey Walford

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Can privilege be bought? Arguments have raged over whether private education in the UK is ‘the cement in the wall’ dividing British society, or whether parental choice is, as has also been argued ‘a key component of a free society’. The author here describes the traditional private sector schools,...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Education (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)

    In Search of A Future

    Edited by Phillip Brown, Hugh Lauder

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    What unites the contributors to this book is an opposition to Thatcherite policies on education and an agreement upon the need for the development of democracy in education. This volume highlights the importance of an area of neglected theoretical and practical concern: the development of a...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Sociology and the School (RLE Edu L)

    By Peter Woods

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This is an introduction to interactionist work in education during the 1970s and 80s. The interactionist viewpoint concentrates on how people construct meanings in the ebb and flow of everyday life – what they think and do, how they react to one another – and has in recent years established itself...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Educability, Schools and Ideology (RLE Edu L)

    Edited by MICHAEL Flude, JOHN AHIER

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The sociology of education has been at the forefront of new developments in sociological theory. This book examines and criticizes a number of these new developments and discusses some empirical work on issues of current concern. One of the few books that integrates radical and critical sociology...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Community, Hierarchy and Open Education (RLE Edu L)

    By Gary Easthope

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The book describes the English school, especially the secondary school, as a hierarchical community in which the head-teacher (principal) is an autocratic ruler. After explaining how that particular organisation of the school developed historically from the market situation faced by the English...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

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