Sociology Reference Guide: The Development of School & Education, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429834870
  • ISBN-13: 9781429834872
  • DDC: 306.43
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 103 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The Sociology Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various sociological topics. This volume offers a helpful overview of sociology as it applies to the disciplines of school and education. The essays focus on education reform and inequality issues, analyze the different functions of education, and conclude with summaries of education environments and theories.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Public Education Reform.
2: Educational Inequality between Schools.
3: Privilege & Disadvantage in U.S. Education.
4: Inequality & Access to Higher Education.
5: Adult Education as Social Capital.
6: Credentialism.
7: Educational Sociology: Education & Economic Development.
8: Education in Developing Countries.
9: The Function of Education: Integration & Assimilation.
10: The Function of Education: Socialization.
11: Socialization in Schools.
12: Inclusive Education.
13: Crime & Violence in Schools.
14: Sociology of Education Theory: Feminist Perspectives.
15: Sociology of Education Theory: Symbolic Interactionism.
16: Conflict Perspective & Education.