9781412980395

The Structure of Schooling; Readings in the Sociology of Education

  • ISBN 13:

    9781412980395

  • ISBN 10:

    1412980399

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 05/13/2010
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc

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Summary

This second edition of The Structure of Schooling: Readings in the Sociology of Education draws from classic and contemporary scholarship to examine current issues and diverse theoretical approaches to studying the effects of schooling on individuals and society. This engaging reader exposes students to examples of sociological research on schools with a focus on the school as community. It covers a wide range of issues, including the development and application of social and cultural capital; the effects of racial segregation and resource inequality on student outcomes; the effects of tracking; the role of gender, class, and race in structuring educational opportunity; the effects of schooling on life course outcomes; the significance of a school's institutional environment; and the sociology of school reform movements.

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