The Structure of Schooling: Readings in the Sociology of Education / Edition 1

The Structure of Schooling: Readings in the Sociology of Education / Edition 1

by Richard Arum, Irenee R. Beattie, Irenee (Ed.) Beattie
     
 

ISBN-10: 076741070X

ISBN-13: 9780767410700

Pub. Date: 11/28/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

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…  See more details below

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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:
9780767410700
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
11/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
516
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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
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