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Education and sociology : an encyclopedia / editors, David L. Levinson, Peter W. Cookson, Jr., Alan R. Sadovnik.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2002
Imprint:
New York : RoutledgeFalmer, 2002.
Format:
  • Book
  • xix, 734 p. ; 29 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS PREFACE CONTRIBUTORS EDUCATION AND SOCIOLOGY: AN INTRODUCTION David I. Levinson and Alan R. Sadovnik ADOLESCENCE AND SCHOOLS Nancy Lesko, Roberta Jentes-Mason and Jolanda Westerhof-Shultz ADULT EDUCATION Peter Katopes AFFIRMATIVE ACTION IN EDUCATION Roslyn Arlin Mickelson AFRICAN-AMERICAN ACHIEVEMENT MOTIVATION Margaret Hunter and Walter R. Allen AT RISK STUDENTS Gary Natriello BILINGUAL EDUCATION Virginia Vagel Zanger BROWN V. BOARD OF EDUCATION Jennifer L. Hochschild CATHOLIC SCHOOLS Helen M. Marks CLASSROOM PROCESSES Elizabeth G. Cohen CODE THEORY, PEDAGOGIC DISCOURSE AND SYMBOLIC CONTROL Alan R. Sadovnik COMMUNITY COLLEGES Kevin J. Dougherty CONFLICT THEORY Christopher J. Hurn COOPERATIVE LEARNING IN ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS Robert E. Slavin CULTURAL CAPITAL Timothy J. Madigan CURRICULUM Adam Gamoran CURRICULUM HISTORY Ivor F. Goodson DESEGREGATION Stephen Samuel Smith DESEGREGATION OF HIGHER EDUCATION Faith G.Paul ECONOMICS OF EDUCATION Iver Berg EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AND ATTAINMENT IN THE UNITED STATES Thomas M. Smith EDUCATIONAL ASSESSMENT Leslie C. Soodak EDUCATIONAL ATTITUDES: ABSTRACT AND CONCRETE Roslyn Arlin Mickelson EDUCATIONAL PRODUCTIVITY Mark Berends EDUCATIONAL REFORM AND SOCIOLOGY IN ENGLAND AND WALES Geoffery Walford EDUCATIONAL REFORM IN THE UNITED STATES: 1980S AND 1990S Alan R. Sadovnik, Peter W. Cokson, Jr., Susan F. Semel and David L. Levinson ELITES AND EDUCATIONAL REFORM Peter W. Cookson, Jr. and Brenda Donly EQUALITY AND EDUCATION Maureen T. Hallinan ETHNICITY Edith W. King ETHNOGRAPHY Peter McLaren and Amanda Datnow EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES Pamela Anne Quiroz FUNCTIONALIST THEORIES OF EDUCATION Peter W. Cookson, Jr. and ALan R. Sadovnik GENDER AND EDUCATION Sara Delamont GENDER AND MATH EDUCATION Karen Karp GENDER INEQUALITY Linda Grant and Xue Lan Rong GENDER INEQUALITY IN EDUCATION: INTERNATIONAL COMPARISONS Karen Bradley GENDER SOCIALIZATION AND EDUCATION: WHERE WE'VE BEEN AND WHERE WE MIGHT GO Joan Z. Spade GLOBALIZATION John Boli HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUTS Aaron M. Pallas HIGHER EDUCATION Floyd M. Hammack HIGHER EDUCATION: INTERNATIONAL James C. Hearn and Jan Sandor HIGHER EDUCATION AND SOCIAL EQUALITY Sophia Catsambis HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE UNITED STATES: ACCESS TO BY MINORITIES Thomas M. Smith HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE UNITED STATES: LATINOS Susan Moreno and Chandra Muller HISTORI.
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Publisher's Summary:
Pooling together writings from the leading academic authorities in education today, this single-volume reference provides teachers and researchers with provocative new topics and highlights issues in the sociology of education. Entries cover both national and international perspectives and studies, as well as tackling controversial points in education today, from gender inequality to globalization, minorites to meritocracy. This unique Encyclopedia is an incomparable title for today's educational researchers and will prove insightful for continuing studies in sociology of education, and sociology and education. Walter R. Allen, University of California, USA; Michael W. Apple, University of Wisconsin, USA; Madeleine Arnot, University of Cambridge, UK; Paul Atkinson, University of W.
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Contributor:
Levinson, David, 1947-
Cookson, Peter W.
Sadovnik, Alan R.
Subjects:
ISBN:
0815316151
9780815316152

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