Families and their Learning Environments: An Empirical Analysis

Families and their Learning Environments: An Empirical Analysis

by Kevin Marjoribanks

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Families and their Learning Environments: An Empirical Analysis by Kevin Marjoribanks

First published in 1979, this study is one of the first works of educational research to include detailed assessments of family environments in an analysis of performance of children at their schools. Much of the research is based on data collected from families in Australia, Canada and England and the findings have been integrated with results from other family environments research. The study also explores social and psychological conceptual positions that will have relevance for further educational investigations.

This book will be of particular interest to those studying the relationship between family environments and education, as well as the sociology of education.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781351847261
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/28/2017
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Education , #34
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 270
File size: 5 MB

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; 1. Family environments: frameworks for analysis 2. The ‘Chicago’ and ‘British’ schools if family environment research 3. Social status and children’s outcomes: analytic models for research 4. Sibling variables: insignificant or meaningful family environment measures 5. Families, schools and children’s outcomes 6. Family environments, person variables and children’s achievement: an interactionist analysis 7. Ethnicity, family environment, and children’s achievement 8. Socialization influences on children’s outcomes: conclusions; Appendix: Family environment schedule; Bibliography; Author Index; Subject Index

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