|aSchools and society :|ba sociological approach to education /|ceditors, Jeanne H. Ballantine, Joan Z. Spade.
|aLos Angeles :|bSage/Pine Forge Press,|cc2012.
|axiii, 538 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references.
|a1. What is sociology of education? Theoretical perspectives : Getting started: understanding education through sociological theory / Jeanne H. Ballantine and Joan Z. Spade ; Moral education / Emile Durkheim ; The school class as a social system / Talcott Parsons ; Schooling in capitalist societies / Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis ; Conflict theory of educational stratification / Randall Collins ; On understanding the processes of schooling: the contributions of labeling theory / Ray Rist -- 2. Studying schools: research methods in education : Small class size and its effects / Bruce J. Biddle and David C. Berliner ; Moments of social inclusion and exclusion: race, class, and cultural capital in family-school relationships / Annette Lareau and Erin McNamara Horvat ; How to avoid statistical traps / Gerald W. Bracey -- 3. Schooling in a social context: educational environments : The structure of educational organizations / John W. Meyer and Brian Rowan ; No Child Left Behind and beyond: the federal government gets serious about accountability / Kathryn M. Borman and Bridget A. Cotner ; Exit exams harm students who fail them and don't benefit students who pass them / John Robert Warren and Eric Grodsky ; School finance: raising questions for urban schools / Augustina H. Reyes and Gloria M. Rodriquez ; Lasting consequences of the summer learning gap / Karl L. Alexander, Doris R. Entwisle, and Linda Steffel Olson ; The first and second digital divides / Paul Attewell -- 4. Schools as organizations: formal and informal education : How schools work / Rebecca Barr and Robert Dreeben ; Organizing schools for improvement / Anthony S. Bryk ; School boards in America: flawed, but still significant / Gene I. Maeroff ; Learning the student role: kindergarten as academic boot camp / Harry L. Gracey ; Real school: the universal drama amid disparate experience / Mary Haywood Metz ; Why public schools need democratic governance / Diane Ravitch -- 5. Roles and responsibilities: administrators, teachers, and students : School principal: complications and complexities / Dan C. Lortie ; The status of teaching as a profession / Richard M. Ingersoll and Elizabeth Merrill ; Teacher burnout in light of school safety, student misbehavior, and changing accountability standards / Anthony Gary Dworkin and Pamela F. Tobe ; Teacher influences on students' attachment to school / Maureen T. Hallinan ; After the bell: participation in extracurricular activities, classroom behavior, and academic achievement / Elizabeth Covay and William Carbonaro ; Low-level violence: a neglected aspect of school culture / David R. Dupper and Nancy Meyer-Adams ; The dropout problem: losing ground / Paul E. Barton --
|a6. What we teach in schools: knowledge for what and whom? : Romeo and Juliet were just good friends / Joan DelFattore ; America in World War II: an analysis of history textbooks from England, Japan, Sweden, and the United States / Stuart Foster and Jason Nicholls ; Facts or critical thinking skills? What the NAEP results say / Harold Wenglinsky -- 7. Who gets ahead? Race, class, and gender in education : Schools: the great equalizer and the key to the American dream / Heather Beth Johnson ; Tracking in mathematics and science: courses and course selection procedures / Joan Z. Spade, Lynn Columba, and Beth E. Vanfossen ; "Tuck in that shirt!" Race, class, gender and discipline in an urban school / Edward W. Morris ; 'Rednecks,' 'rutters,' and 'rithmetic: social class, masculinity and schooling in a rural context / Edward W. Morris ; How race and education are related / Caroline Hodges Persell ; Gender and education / Roslyn Arlin Mickelson -- 8. Education and opportunity: attempts at equality and equity in education : Lessons forgotten / Gary Orfield ; Learning through experience: what graduates gained by attending desegregated high schools / Jennifer Jellison Holme, Amy Stuart Wells, and Anita Tijerina Revilla ; Charter schools and the public good / Linda A. Renzulli and Vincent J. Roscigno ; Organizing for success: from inequality to quality / Linda Darling-Hammond ; The achievement gap: a broader picture / Richard Rothstein ; Can schooling contribute to a more just society? / Michael W. Apple -- 9. Higher education : The stratification of the academy / Zelda F. Gamson ; Changes in the status and functions of women's colleges over time / Leslie Miller-Bernal ;The community college: the impact, origin, and future of a contradictory institution / Kevin J. Dougherty ; Crossing the finish line: completing college at America's public universities / William G. Bowen, Matthew M. Chingos, and Michael S. McPherson ; No margin for error: educational and occupational achievement among disadvantaged children of immigrants / Alejandro Portes and Patricia Fernandez-Kelly ; Bologna beyond 2010: looking backward, looking forward / Fiona Hunter -- 10. Globalization and education: comparing global systems : Research on globalization and education / Joel Spring ; The global environment of national school systems / David P. Baker and Gerald K. LeTendre ; Education and social stratification processes in comparative perspective: school to work / Alan C. Kerckhoff ; Inexcusable absence: who are the out-of-school girls and what can be done to get them in school? / Maureen A. Lewis and Marlaine E. Lockheed ; Educating all children: a global agenda / Joel E. Cohen, David E. Bloom, Martin B. Malin, and Helen Anne Curry -- 11. Can schools change? Educational reform and change : The perennial reform: fixing school time / Larry Cuban ; Wider contexts and future issues: national standards and school reform in Japan and the United States / Thomas P. Rohlen ; Progressive social movements and educational equity / Jean Anyon ; Deschooling society / Ivan Illich -- Appendix : Web resources for continued exploration of the topics in this book.
|a"This reader is designed to present a broad introduction to the field of Sociology of Education. It is geared toward upper-level undergraduate and beginning level graduate courses in Sociology of Education, Foundations of Education, and related courses. It may be used as a text by itself or as a supplement to another text. Articles have been selected based on the following criteria: 1.) Articles that illustrate a broad range of theoretical perspectives, major concepts, and current issues. 2.) Articles that provide a level of reading and sophistication appropriate to upper-level students. 3.) Articles from a wide range of respected sources. 4.) Inclusion of both classic and contemporary sociologists' work in order to provide an excellent balance"--|cProvided by publisher.
|aSchool management and organization|xSocial aspects.