Schools and Societies / Edition 2

Schools and Societies / Edition 2

by Steven Brint
     
 


Schools and Societies provides a synthesis of key issues in the sociology of education, focusing on American schools while offering a global, comparative context.

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Schools and Societies provides a synthesis of key issues in the sociology of education, focusing on American schools while offering a global, comparative context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804750738
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Edition description:
2
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
841,528
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Schools as social institutions1
Ch. 2Schooling in the industrialized world31
Ch. 3Schooling in the developing world68
Ch. 4Schools and cultural transmission97
Ch. 5Schools and socialization132
Ch. 6Schools and social selection : opportunity162
Ch. 7Schools and social selection : inequality189
Ch. 8Teaching and learning in comparative perspective222
Ch. 9School reform and the possibilities of schooling253

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