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Schools and Societies / Edition 1
     

Schools and Societies / Edition 1

by Steven G. Brint
 

ISBN-10: 0803990596

ISBN-13: 9780803990593

Pub. Date: 01/28/1998

Publisher: SAGE Publications

In Schools and Societies the author demonstrates that more than any other major institution, schooling and schools are political, and virtually everyone has opinions to voice and interests to promote. Steven Brint musters a wealth of comparative material to show how schooling around the world is shaped by social forces even as it tries to shape the societies

Overview

In Schools and Societies the author demonstrates that more than any other major institution, schooling and schools are political, and virtually everyone has opinions to voice and interests to promote. Steven Brint musters a wealth of comparative material to show how schooling around the world is shaped by social forces even as it tries to shape the societies of the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803990593
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Series:
Sociology for a New Century Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Schools as Social Institutions
Schooling in the Industrialized World
Schooling in the Developing World
Schools and the Transmission of Knowledge
Schools and Socialization
Schools and Social Selection
Opportunity
Schools and Social Selection
Inequality
Teaching and Learning in Comparative Perspective
School Reform and the Possibilities of Schooling

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