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Schools and Society : A Sociological Approach to Education

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Schools and Society : A Sociological Approach to Education by Ballantine, Jeanne H., 9780534619565
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  • ISBN: 9780534619565 | 0534619568
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/16/2003
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Part 1: WHAT IS SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION? 1. Theories in the Sociology of Education by Alan R. Sadovnik. 2. Moral Education by Emile Durkheim. 3. The School Class As a Social System by Talcott Parsons. 4. Conflict Theory of Educational Stratification by Randall Collins. 5. The Typological Position of Confucian Education by Max Weber. 6. Schooling in Capitalist Societies by Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis. 7. Bridges to the Future: Contributions of Qualitative Research to the Sociology of Education by Carolyn Riehl. Part 2: SCHOOLS AS ORGANIZATIONS AND THE ROLES OF TEACHERS. 8. How Schools Work by Rebecca Barr and Robert Dreeben. 9. School Size and the Organization of Secondary Schools by Valerie E. Lee. 10. Teaching in America: The Slow Revolution by Gerald Grant and Christine E. Murray. 11. The Status of Teaching as a Profession by Richard M. Ingersoll. Part 3: THE INFORMAL SYSTEM AND THE HIDDEN CURRICULUM. 12. Real School: A Universal Drama Amid Disparate Experience by Mary Haywood Metz. 13. Inner Cities, Affluent Suburgs, and Unequal Educational Opportunity by Jeann Anyon. 14. The Moral Life of Schools by P. W. Jackson, R. E. Bookstrom, and D. T. Hansen. 15. Act your Age! A Cultural Construction of Adolescence by Nancy Lesko. 16. Are America''s Schools Safe? Students Speak Out by Lynn Addington, Sally A. Ruddy, Amanda K. Miller, Jill F. DeVoe, and Kathryn A. Chandler. Part 4: THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF KNOWLEDGE. 17. The New Sociology of Knowledge by Ann Swidler and Jorge Arditi. 18. Romeo and Juliet Were Just Good Friends by Joan DelFattore. 19. The Content of Curriculum by Elizabeth H. McEneaney and John W. Meyer. Part 5: SCHOOLING IN ITS SOCIAL CONTEXT: EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENTS. 20. The Structure of Educational Organizations by John W. Meyer and Brian Rowan. 21. How Money Matters: The Effect of School District Spending on Academic Achievement by Harold Wenglinsky. 22. Comprehensive Reform for Urban High Schools by Nettie E. Letgers, Robert Balfanz, Will J. Jordan and James M. McPartland. 23. Gender Bias: From Colonial America to Today''s Classrooms by David Sadker and Myra Sadker. 24. Public Schools and the Public Good by Karl L. Alexander. Part 6: SOCIAL STRATIFICATION AND SCHOOLS. 25. American Schooling and Educational Inequality by Adam Gamoran. 26. Tracking in Mathematics and Science: Courses and Course Selection Procedures by Joan Z. Spade, Lynn Columba, and Beth E. Vanfossen. 27. Moments of Social Inclusion and Exclusion: Race, Class, and Cultural Capital in Family-School Relationships by Annette Lareau and Erin McNamara Horvat. 28. Gender in Education in the United States by Joan Z. Spade. 29. Everyday Schooling and the Elaboration of Race-Gender Stratification by Linda Grant. Part 7: EFFORTS TOWARD EQUALITY AND EQUITY IN EDUCATION. 30. Deepening Segregation in American Public Schools by Gary Orfield, Mark D. Bachmeier, David R. James, and Tamela Eitle. 31. The Shape of the River: Long-term Consequences of Considering Race in College and University Admissions by William G. Bowan and Derek Bok. 32. Defining Democracy in the Neoliberal Age: Charter School Reform and Educational Consumption by Amy Stuart Wells, Julie Slayton, Janelle Scott. 33. The National Head Start Program for Disadvantaged Preschoolers by Edward Zigler, Sally J. Styfco, and Elizabeth Gilman. 34. Understanding Cultural Diversity and Learning by John U. Ogbu. 35. Equitable Classrooms in a Changing Society by Elizabeth G. Cohen. Part 8: HIGHER EDUCATION. 36. The Stratification of the Academy by Zelda F. Gamson. 37. The Community College: The Impact, Origin, and Future of a Contradictory Institution by Kevin J. Dougherty. 38. Student Protest and Multicultural Reform by Robert A. Rhoads. 39. Gender Inequality in Higher Education by Jerry A. Jacobs. 40. The Soul of a New University by Arthur Levine. Part 9: EDUCATION IN AN INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT. 41. Institutional Approach to the Study of Education by Aaron Benavot. 42. Development and Education by Colette

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