Structure of Schooling: Readings in the Sociology of Education / Edition 2

Structure of Schooling: Readings in the Sociology of Education / Edition 2

by Richard Arum
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412980399

ISBN-13: 2901412980394

Pub. Date: 05/13/2010

Publisher: SAGE Publications

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901412980394
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/13/2010
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
640

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
(and more...)

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