Sociology of Education Today

Sociology of Education Today

by J. Demaine (Editor)


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It is almost twenty years since Macmillan published Jack Demaine's Contemporary Theories in the Sociology of Education . This completely new book brings together important recent work of the most prominent sociologists working in the field of education today, and reaffirms the reputation of sociology of education as an international discipline at the forefront of original research and analysis. The book examines a wide range of empirical issues and different theoretical perspectives.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333778289
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 03/13/2001
Edition description: 2001
Pages: 259
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

MADELEINE ARNOT Fellow of Jesus College and Lecturer in Education, University of Cambridge
STEPHEN BALL Professor of Sociology of Education and Director of the Centre for Public Policy Research, King's College London
ALASTAIR BONNETT Lecturer in Geography, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
BRUCE CARRINTON Professor of Education, University of Newcastle
ROGER DALE Professor of Education and Associate Dean of Arts, University of Auckland
LYNN DAVIES Professor of International Education and Director of the Centre for International Education and Research, University of Birmingham
JO-ANNE DILLABOUGH Assistant Professor, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto
SHARON GEWIRTZ Lecturer in Social Policy, Open University
DAVID GILLBORN Head of Policy Studies and Reader in the Sociology of Education, Institute of Education, University of London
PETER KELLY Lecturer in Social and Behavioural Studies, University of Queensland
JANE KENWAY Professor of Education in the Language and Literary Research Centre, University of South Australia
ANOOP NAYAK Lecturer in Social and Cultural Geography, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
SALLY POWER Senior Lecturer in Education Policy Studies, Institute of Education, University of London
LARRY SAHA Reader in Sociology, Australian National University
GEOFF SHORT Reader in Educational Research, University of Hertfordshire
FAY SMITH Research Associate, Department of Education, University of Newcastle
RICHARD TOMLIN Director, Centre for Higher Education Research, Newcastle University
CHRISTINE SKELTON Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Education, University of Newcastle
CAROL VINCENT Senior Lecturer in Policy Studies, Institute of Education, London University
GEOFF WHITTY Karl Mannheim Professor of Sociology of Education, Institute of Education, University of London
SUE WILLIS Associate Professor and Dean of Education, Murdoch University, Western Australia
DEBORAH YOUDELL Research Lecturer in Policy Studies, Institute of Education, University of London

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Research in Sociology of Education Today; J.Demaine Shaping the Sociology of Education Over Half a Century; R.Dale Feminist Sociology of Education: Dynamics, Debates and Directions; J.Dillabough & M.Arnot Rethinking Social Justice: A Conceptual Analysis; S.Gewirtz The New IQism: Intelligence, Ability and the Rationing of Education; D.Gillborn & D.Youdell New Teachers and the Question of Ethnicity: B.Carrington, A.Bonnett, A.Nayak, G.Short, C.Skelton, F.Smith, R.Tomlin & J.Demaine Manufacturing the Global Locality, Customising the School and Designing Young Workers; J.Kenway, P.Kelly & S.Willis Development, Democracy and Deviance in Contemporary Sociology of Education; L.Davies The Sociology of Comparative Education; L.Saha New Class Relations in Education: The Strategies of the 'Fearful' Middle Classes; S.Ball & C.Vincent Missing: A Sociology of Educating the Middle Class; S.Power Vultures and Third Ways: Recovering Mannheim's Legacy for Today; G.Whitty Index

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