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School and Society: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives / Edition 3
     

School and Society: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives / Edition 3

by Steven Tozer
 

ISBN-10: 0070653313

ISBN-13: 9780070653313

Pub. Date: 10/28/1997

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

A core text for the Social Foundations course,this book provides an analytic framework that shows how and why certain school-society issues first arose in this country and changed over time. It also contains readings at the end of each chapter,which the student critiques using the same analytic framework as the authors employ in the text. This edition will expand

Overview

A core text for the Social Foundations course,this book provides an analytic framework that shows how and why certain school-society issues first arose in this country and changed over time. It also contains readings at the end of each chapter,which the student critiques using the same analytic framework as the authors employ in the text. This edition will expand the treatment of educational minorities and women,and will further refine the section on the the professionalism of teaching. The third edition will also include contemporary issues such as school choice,charter schools and privitization. Other new coverage includes: the role of technology in the literacy chapter,current data on education and schools in the United States today,legal and extra-legal issues like school law,and extended case discussion of contemporary American Indian education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070653313
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
10/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 10.24(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

PART I: EDUCATIONAL AIMS IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

Chapter 1: Introduction: Understanding School and Society

Chapter 2: Liberty and Literacy: The Jeffersonian Era

Chapter 3: School as a Public Institution: The Common-School Era

Chapter 4: Diversity and Equity: Schooling and African Americans

Chapter 5: Social Diversity and Differentiated Schooling: The Progressive Era

Chapter 6: Diversity and Equity: Schooling and American Indians

Chapter 7: National School Reform: The Early Cold War Era

Chapter 8: Diversity and Equity: Schooling Girls and Women

PART II: EDUCATIONAL AIMS IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY

Chapter 9: Liberty and Literacy Today: Contemporary Perspectives

Chapter 10: Teaching in a Public Institution: The Professionalization Movement

Chapter 11: Differentiated Schooling, Labor Market Preparation and Contemporary School Reform

Chapter 12: Diversity and Equity Today: Defining the Challenge

Chapter 13: Diversity and Equity Today: Meeting the Challenge

Chapter 14: School and Society: Teaching and Teacher Leadership

Notes

Glossary

Photo Credits

Index

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