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Sociology of Education

  • ID: 4031624
  • Book
  • 1416 pages
  • SAGE Publications Ltd
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This collection offers a guide to the core issues in the field of sociology of education, drawing on historically-significant material as well as contemporary sources, and offering perspectives from varied and diverse scholarship from across the world. While education is a major policy preoccupation in both ‘developed' countries and emergent economies, sociological knowledge about education is becoming more and more varied and dispersed, as new directions develop in response to older assumptions, and new and rapidly changing policy problems drive enquiry in different directions.
This major work responds to the challenge presented by diversity and differences of perspective in the field, drawing on a wide range of specialisms that allows researchers to ‘see' the field clearly, to understand its development over time, and appreciate its enduring contribution to knowledge.

Volume One: Theories & Methodologies in use

Volume Two: Politics and Policy

Volume Three: Equalities & Identities

Volume Four: Pedagogies & Institutions

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VOLUME ONE: Theories and Methodologies in Use

On Education and Society Émile Durkheim

The Sociology of Education Jean Floud and A.H. Halsey

Functional and Conflict Theories of Educational Stratification Randall Collins

Michel Foucault on Education: A Preliminary Theoretical Overview Roger Deacon

The Forms of Capital Pierre Bourdieu

Understanding Structure and Agency Sharon Gewirtz and Alan Cribb

The Effects of Education as an Institution John W. Meyer

Weber on Education and Its Administration: Prospects for Leadership in a Rationalized World Eugenie Samier`

Working-Class Families and the New Secondary Education R.W. Connell

The Geography of Inequality: Why Separate Means Unequal in American Public Schools John R. Logan, Elisabeta Minca and Sinem Adar

Constructing the Sociology of Education as a Unique Discipline: The Cases of Mainland China and Taiwan Chang, J. and Renjie, Z.

Intersectionality, Critical Race Theory, and the Primacy of Racism: Race, Class, Gender, and Disability in Education? David Gillborn

Diminishing the Divisions among Us: Reading and Writing across Difference in Theory and Method in the Sociology of Education Lois Weis, Heather Jenkins and Amy Stich

Renewing Sociology of Education? Knowledge Spaces, Situated Enactments, and Sociological Practice in a World on the Move Terri Seddon

Teachers’ Work: Institutional Isomorphism and Cultural Variation in the US, Germany and Japan Gerald K. Le Tendre, David P. Baker, Motoko Akiba, Brian Goesling and Alex Wiseman

VOLUME TWO: Politics and Policy

Promoting Educational Reforms in Weak States: The Case of Radical Policy Discontinuity in Peru Maria Balarin

New Philanthropy, New Networks and New Governance in Education Stephen J. Ball

Policy Spaces, Mobile Discourses, and the Definition of Educated Identities Jason Beech

Politics, Markets and the Organization of Schools John E. Chubb and Terry M. Moe

Specifying Globalization Effects on National Policy: A Focus on the Mechanisms Roger Dale

What Is Enlightenment? Foucault, M.

Consumption, Personalisation and Education Policy David Hartley

The Knowledge Society and Global Dynamics in Education Politics Anja P. Jacobi

Educational Evaluation: A Basis for, or a Legitimation of, Educational Policy Ulf P. Lundgren

Policy Inroads Undermining Women in Education Catherine Marshall and Michelle Young

Reimagining Attraction and ‘Borrowing’ in Education: Introducing a Political Production Model Jeremy Rappleye

Decolonizing the Evidence-based Education and Policy Movement: Revealing the Colonial Vestiges in Educational Policy, Research, and Neoliberal Reform Riyad Ahmed Shahjahan

Traveling Policies: Hijacked in Central Asia Iveta Silova

The Capitalist State and Public Policy Formation ­– Framework for a Political Sociology of Educational Policy Making Carlos Alberto Torres

The Fabrications and Travels of a Knowledge-Policy Instrument Luis Miguel Carvalho

Schooling in Capitalist America Revisited Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis

VOLUMETHREE: Equalities & Identities

Cherokee School Society and the Intercultural Classroom Robert Dumont, Jr. and Murray L. Wax

Gender Inequality in Education: Accounting for Women's Subordination Nelly P. Stromquist

New Modes of Reproducing Social Inequality in Education: The Changing Role of Parents, Teachers, Schools and Educational Policies Agnès van Zanten

Two Paths to Inequality in Educational Outcomes: Family Background and Educational Selection in the United States and Norway Liza Reisel

Social Class and Educational Attainment: A Comparative Study of England, Wales, and Scotland Lindsay Paterson and Cristina Iannelli

Privatization Reform and Inequality of Educational Opportunity: The Case of Chile Florencia Torche

Excluding the Included: A Reconsideration of Inclusive Education Roger Slee and Julie Allan

Race, Nation and Education: An Overview of British Attempts to ‘Manag
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