The Sociology of Education: A Systematic Analysis
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BeschreibungComprehensive, contemporary, and cross-cultural in perspective, this text provides a sociological approach to education--from several theoretical approaches and their practical application, to current educational issues, to the structure and processes that make education systems work. New to this edition is co-author Floyd Hammack from New York University who brings his expertise in secondary education and its links with higher education.
InhaltsverzeichnisIN THIS SECTION: 1.) BRIEF 2.) COMPREHENSIVE BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS: Chapter 1: Sociology of Education: A Unique Perspective on Schools Chapter 2: Conflicting Functions and Processes in Education: What Makes the System Work Chapter 3: Education and the Process of Stratification Chapter 4: Race, Class, and Gender: Attempts to Achieve Equality of Educational Opportunity Chapter 5: The School as an Organization Chapter 6: FormalSchoolStatuses and Roles: "The Way It Spozed to Be" Chapter 7: Students: The Core of the School Chapter 8: The Informal System and the "Hidden Curriculum" Chapter 9:The Educational System and the Environment: A Symbiotic Relationship Chapter 10: The System of Higher Education Chapter 11: Educational Systems Around the World: A Comparative View Chapter 12: Educational Systems Around the World: Case Studies Chapter 13: Educational Movements and Reform COMPREHENSIVE TABLE OF CONTENTS: * Each Chapter ends with: "Putting sociology to work" and a Summary Chapter 1: Sociology of Education: A Unique Perspective on Schools The Field of Sociology of Education Theoretical Approaches and the Development of Sociology of Education The Open Systems Approach Research Methods in Sociology of Education Sociology of Education in the Twenty-First Century Organization of the Book Chapter 2: Conflicting Functions and Processes in Education: What Makes the System Work Conflicting Functions of Education The Importance of Processes in Educational Systems The Function of Socialization: What We Learn and How We Learn It The Function of Cultural Transmission and Process of Passing On Culture The Function of Social Control and Personal Development The Function of Selection and Allocation: The Sorting Process The Function of Change and Innovation: The Process of Looking to the Future Chapter 3: Education and the Process of Stratification The Crisis in Schooling The Process of Stratification: Is Inequality Inevitable? Stratification and Equality of Educational Opportunity Chapter 4: Race, Class, and Gender: Attempts to Achieve Equality of Educational Opportunity Gender and Equality of Educational Opportunity Class, Race, and Attempts to Rectify Inequalities in Educational Opportunity Integration Attempts Educational Experience of Selected Minorities in the United States Improving Schools for Minority Students Chapter 5: The School as an Organization Social System of the School Goals of the School System School Functions: The Purposes of the School The School as an Organization Centralized versus Decentralized Decision Making: The Fight over Control of Schools Professionals in the Educational System Chapter 6: FormalSchoolStatuses and Roles: "The Way It Spozed to Be" The Meaning of Roles Roles in Schools Chapter 7: Students: The Core of the School Student Characteristics School Failures and Dropouts Students and the Informal System Students and Their Environments Chapter 8: The Informal System and the "Hidden Curriculum" The Open Systems Approach and the Informal System The Educational "Climate" and School Effectiveness Power Dynamics and Roles in the Informal System Chapter 9:The Educational System and the Environment: A Symbiotic Relationship The Environment and the Educational System The School Systems' Environments: Interdependence Between Institutions Chapter 10: The System of Higher Education History and Development of Higher Education Theoretical Approaches to Higher Education Characteristics of Higher Education in the United States Functions of the Higher Education System Higher Education as an Organization Roles in Higher Education Environmental Pressures on Higher Education Outcomes of Higher Education Problems and Reform in Higher Education Chapter 11: Educational Systems Around the World: A Comparative View The Field of Comparative Education Theoretical Perspectives in Comparative Education Chapter 12: Educational Systems Around the World: Case Studies Education in Britain Education in the People's Republic of China Formal Education in Colonial Africa Chapter 13: Educational Movements and Reform The Nature of Educational Movements Early Educational Movements Alternative Education and Related Movements Structural and Curricular Changes in the Schools
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Prentice Hall
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2008
Seitenanzahl: 496 Seiten