The Way Schools Work: A Sociological Analysis of Education / Edition 3

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Overview

The Way Schools Work continues to offer cutting-edge analysis of contemporary schooling in America from critical perspective. It provides up-to-the-minute critical analysis of the way schools really work that takes into account both historical influences and current critical theory. Extensive coverage of race, class, and gender and their roles in relation to power dynamics in today's classrooms is included. The Third Edition features new short case studies of students' experiences, and chapter questions and illustrative boxes containing accounts from students, teachers and administrators.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801319563
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 9/22/1998
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 383
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Theory and its Influences on the Purposes of Schooling.

2. The Social Organization of Schooling.

3. Youth Culture and the Student Peer Group.

4. The Labor Force in Education: Teachers, Counselors, Administrators, and Ancillary Staff.

5. Social Class and its Relationship to Education.

6. What is Taught in Schools: Curriculum and the Stratification of Knowledge.

7. Ethnic Minorities: Equality of Educational Opportunity.

8. Gender Equity in Schooling.

Appendix: Do’s and Dont’s for Non-Sexist Language.

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