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A sociology of educating

Author: Roland Meighan; Roland Harber; Iram Siraj-Blatchford; Stephen Walker
Publisher: New York : Continuum, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Intended to stimulate sociologically informed thinking about educating. This work explores five key areas of education such as: the hidden curriculum; ideologies of educating; sociological  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roland Meighan; Roland Harber; Iram Siraj-Blatchford; Stephen Walker
ISBN: 0826481299 9780826481290
OCLC Number: 283801631
Description: xii, 522 p. : ill.
Contents: Part One: Familiarization; 1. A Taste of Sociology; 2. Pupils as Clients?; 3. Teachers as Victims?; 4. Parents as Educators?; 5. Mass Media; Part Two: The Hidden Curriculum; 6. The Hidden Curriculum: An Overview; 7. Space Talks: The Hidden Curriculum of Educational Buildings; 8. Timetables; 9. The Official Curriculum; 10. Orginization; 11. Teacher Expectations. 12. The Hidden Curriculum of Language; 13. Assessment; Part Three: Ideologies of Educating; 14. The Concept of Ideology; 15. Ideologies of Education; 16. Authoritarian and Non-authoritarian Ideologies of Education; 17. A Case Study Ideology of Education: Autonomous Study; 18. Case Studies: Democratic Education; Part Four: Sociological Perspectives and the Study of Education; 19. Social Systems, Structures and Functions; 20. The Action Perspectives; 21. The Conflict Perspective: A Marxian Approach; 22. Doing Research in Schools and Classrooms; 23. Postmoderinism; Part Five: Educational Life Chances or Who Gets What?; 24. Labelling Theory and Life Chances; 25. Gender Identitiy; 26. Social Class; 27. 'Race' and Ethnic Identity; 28. Other Minorities: Those with 'Special Needs'; Part Six: Educating for the Next Millennium; 29. Alternatives; 30. Anatomy of Choice in Education; 31. A Catalogue of Alternatives; References; Subject index; Name index.
Responsibility: Roland Meighan and Clive Harber with contributions by Len Barton, Iram Siraj-Blatchford and Stephen Walker.

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