School and Society, 5th Edition / Edition 5

School and Society, 5th Edition / Edition 5

by Walter Feinberg, Jonas F. Soltis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807749850

ISBN-13: 9780807749852

Pub. Date: 08/28/2009

Publisher: Teachers College Press

Using realistic case studies, dialogues, and open-ended questions, the Fifth Edition tackles such crucial questions as: Do schools socialize students to become productive workers? � Does schooling reproduce social class and pass on ethnic and gender biases? � Can a teacher avoid passing on dominant social and cultural values? � What besides subjects do students really…  See more details below

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Using realistic case studies, dialogues, and open-ended questions, the Fifth Edition tackles such crucial questions as: Do schools socialize students to become productive workers? � Does schooling reproduce social class and pass on ethnic and gender biases? � Can a teacher avoid passing on dominant social and cultural values? � What besides subjects do students really learn in schools?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807749852
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
08/28/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
391,426
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IThe relation of school to society1
Ch. 1What this book is about3
Pt. IISchooling as socialization and progress13
Ch. 2The functionalist perspective on schooling15
Ch. 3Functional theory, policy, and problems29
Pt. IIISchooling as legitimation and reproduction41
Ch. 4Marxist theory and education43
Ch. 5The hidden curriculum revisited59
Pt. IVInterpretation and the social function of schooling79
Ch. 6The interpretivist point of view81
Ch. 7Meaning and messages; schooling and socialization98
Pt. VCases and disputes113
Ch. 8Cases and disputes115

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