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Structure of Schooling: Readings in the Sociology of Education

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This comprehensive reader in the sociology of education examines important topics and exposes students to examples of sociological research on schools. Drawing from classic and contemporary scholarship, the editors have chosen readings that examine current issues and reflect diverse theoretical approaches to studying the effects of schooling on individuals and society.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

PART I. Theoretical and Historical Perspectives

Status Attainment and Social Mobility

Max Weber, The “Rationalization” of Education and Training

Pitirim Sorokin, Social and Cultural Mobility

Ralph H. Turner, Sponsored and Contest Mobility and the School System

Peter M. Blau and Otis D. Duncan, The Process of Stratification

Human, Cultural, and Social Capital

Theodore W. Schultz, Investment in Human Capital

Pierre Bourdieu, Cultural Reproduction and Social Reproduction

James Coleman and Thomas Hoffer, Schools, Families, and Communities

Changing Theories of Education Systems

Emile Durkheim, The First Element of Morality: The Spirit of Discipline

Willard Waller, The School and the Community

Randall Collins, Functional and Conflict Theories of Educational Stratification

Historical Accounts

Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis, Beyond the Educational Frontier: The Great American Dream Freeze

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780767410700
Author:
Arum, Richard
Publisher:
Academic Internet Publishers
Compiled:
Cram 101
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews, Textbook Revie
Author:
Cram 101
Author:
Beattie, Irenee R.
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Author:
Arum and Beattie, 1st Edition
Author:
Beattie, Irenee
Location:
Mountain View, Calif. :
Subject:
Education
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Educational sociology
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Subject:
School,Education,Culture,Mobility,Perspectives,James,David,Attainment,Historical Perspectives,John,James Coleman,Pitirim Sorokin
Subject:
Book Notes
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series:
Cram101 Textbook Outlines
Series Volume:
14th
Publication Date:
November 1999
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
204
Dimensions:
11.00x8.25x.43 in. 1.04 lbs.

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