Encyclopedia of the Social and Cultural Foundations of Education, 1st Edition

  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1412963990
  • ISBN-13: 9781412963992
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1392 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released January 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

The Encyclopedia of the Social and Cultural Foundations of Education is intended to provide a comprehensive introduction to the social and cultural foundations of education. The encyclopedia is a three- volume work. The first two volumes of the work consist of A-Z entries and a third volume is made up of documentary, photographic and visual resources. The two A-Z volumes include essays (approximately 5,000 words each) representing the major disciplines (philosophy, history, sociology, etc.).

Representative topics for the encyclopedia include:
1. Biographies of major educational theorists and practitioners 2. Essays on major movements in the field (The Radical Revisionist Movement in American Educational History, Deschooling, etc.) 3. Essays on policy issues (vouchers, standards, etc.) 4. Entries on institutions (historically black colleges and universities, Teachers College, Columbia University, the U. S. Department of Education, etc.) 5. Interpretations of major court decisions (Brown vs. Topeka (1954), Lau vs. Nichols (1972)) 6. Overviews of theoretical debates fundamental to the field (privilege, socioeconomic class, etc.) 7. Essays on methodological approaches (visual analysis, ethnography, curriculum history, etc.)

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Entries.
Reader's Guide.
About the Editors.
Contributors.
Introduction.
1: Abstinence-Only Sexual Education.
2: Academic Freedom.
3: Accountability.
4: Achievement Gap.
5: Achievement Tests.
6: Action Research in Education.
7: Active Learning.
8: Activism and the Social Foundations of Education.
9: Activist Teachers.
10: Adaptive Technology.
11: Adult Education and Literacy.
12: Advertising in Schools.
13: Aesthetics in Education.
14: Affirmative Action.
15: African American Education.
16: African American Education: From Slave to Free.
17: African American Private Academies.
18: Afrocentric Education.
19: After-School Education.
20: Alternative Accreditation for Teachers.
21: Alternative Schools.
22: American Education, Themes in the History of.
23: American Federation of Teachers.
24: Americanization Movement.
25: American Labor Colleges.
26: American Sign Language.
27: Anna T. Jeanes Foundation.
28: Antiracist Education.
29: Archives and Library Collections on Education.
30: Arts Education Policy.
31: Asian American Education.
32: Assistive Technology.
33: Athletics, Policy Issues.
34: Audiovisual Education, History of.
35: Authentic Assessment.
36: Bilingual Education, History of.
37: Biliteracy.
38: Biography.
39: Biracial Identity.
40: Black English Vernacular.
41: Blind, Education for the.
42: Boards of Education.
43: Boston Latin School.
44: Boy Scouts of America.
45: Brown v. Board of Education.
46: Bullying.
47: Bureaucracy.
48: Busing.
49: Cardinal Principles of Secondary Education.
50: Carlisle Barracks School.
51: Catechisms.
52: Catholic Education, History of.
53: Catholic Schools, Contemporary Issues.
54: Channel One.
55: Chaos Theory.
56: Charter Schools.
57: Chautauqua Movement.
58: Cheerleading.
59: Child Abuse: Issues for Teachers.
60: Child Labor.
61: Children's and Educational Museums, History of.
62: Church and State.
63: Citizenship Education.
64: Civil Rights Movement.
65: Classical Curriculum.
66: Class Size.
67: Clothing, Banning of Symbolic.
68: Coeducation.
69: Colorblindness.
70: Commercialization of Schools.
71: Committee of Eight.
72: Committee of Fifteen.
73: Committee of Seven.
74: Committee of Ten.
75: Community of Practice.
76: Company-Sponsored Schooling.
77: Comparative and International Education.
78: Compensatory Education.
79: Complexity Theory.
80: Comprehensive High Schools.
81: Compulsory Educational Attendance Laws.
82: Compulsory Heterosexuality.
83: Computer-Assisted Instruction.
84: Computing, Ethical Issues.
85: Confederate Textbooks.
86: Constructivism.
87: Context in Education.
88: Cooperative Learning.
89: Corporal Punishment.
90: Corporate Involvement in Education.
91: Correspondence School.
92: Critical Geographies of Education.
93: Critical Literacy.
94: Critical Mathematics.
95: Critical Psychology.
96: Critical Race Theory.
97: Critical Theory.
98: Critical Thinking.
99: Cross-Cultural Learning in Adults.
100: Cultural Capital.
101: Cultural Literacy.
102: Culturally Responsive Teaching.
103: Cultural Pluralism.
104: Cultural Studies.
105: Culture Epoch Theory.
106: Culture-Fair Testing.
107: Curriculum Challenges in Schools.
108: Curriculum Theory.
109: Dalton Plan.
110: Dalton School.
111: Deaf, Education for the.
112: Deaf Culture.
113: Declarations on Women's Rights.
114: Delinquency Education.
115: Democracy and Education.
116: Desegregation.
117: Desegregation Academies.
118: Deskilling.
119: Digital Divide.
120: Disabilities, Physical Accommodations for People with.
121: Disabilities and the Politics of Schooling.
122: Disability Studies.
123: Discrimination and Prejudice.
124: Discursive Practices.
125: Distance Learning.
126: Dress Codes.
127: Dropouts.
128: Drug Education.
129: Drug-Exposed Children.
130: Early Childhood Education.
131: Ecojustice and Social Justice.
132: Economic Inequality.
133: Education, Aims of.
134: Education, History of.
135: Educational Anthropology.
136: Educational Equity: Gender.
137: Educational Equity: Race/Ethnicity.
138: Educational Indicators.
139: Educational Policy and the American Presidency.
140: Educational Reform.
141: Educational Research, History of.
142: Educational Transfer.
143: Education and Economic Development.
144: Education Commission of the States.
145: Educationese.
146: Education New American Republic.
147: Engineering Education, Origins and History of.
148: English-Only Movement.
149: Equal Access Act.
150: Ethical Issues and School Athletics.
151: Ethics and Education.
152: Ethics Codes for Teachers.
153: Eugenics.
154: Family, School, and Community Partnerships.
155: Family Literacy.
156: Federal and State Educational Jurisdiction.
157: Feminist Theory in Education.
158: Feminization of the Teaching Profession.
159: First-Person Accounts of Teaching.
160: Folklore.
161: Foreign Language Instruction.
162: Freedmen's Bureau.
163: Free School Movement.
164: Fundraising in Schools.
165: Gallup Polls.
166: Gangs in Schools.
167: Gary (Indiana) Model.
168: Gender and School Violence.
169: General Education Board (1901–1964).
170: Gi Bill Of Rights (Servicemen's Readjustment Act).
171: Gifted Education Diversity Issues and.
172: Gifted Education, History of.
173: Gifted Education, Policy Issues.
174: Girl Scouts of America.
175: Global Awareness Exchange.
176: Global Child Advocacy.
177: Globalization and Education.
178: Great Books of the Western World.
179: Great Depression.
180: Hampton Model.
181: Hate Crimes in Schools.
182: Hawthorne Effect.
183: Head Start.
184: Hegemony.
185: Hidden and Null Curriculum.
186: Higher Education, History of.
187: Highlander Folk School.
188: High-Stakes Testing.
189: Hispanic Education.