A comprehensive and cross-cultural look at the sociology of education. The text integrates important and diverse topics in the field by showing how they are related. The Sociology of Education: A Systematic Analysis provides a sociological analysis of education using several theoretical approaches. The authors include practical applications and current educational issues to discuss the structure and processes that make education systems work.
Learning GoalsUpon completing this book, readers should be able to:Learn diverse theoretical approaches in the sociology of educationAssess important current or emerging topics, including higher education, informal education ("climate" and the "hidden curriculum"), the school environment, education around the world, and educational movements and alternativesUnderstand how change takes place and what role sociologists playBecome involved with educational systems where they can put to use the knowledge available in textbooks
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 768 g
Dimensions: 232 x 178 x 23 mm
Edition: 7th New edition
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