The Sociology of Education

The Sociology of Education

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A comprehensive and cross-cultural look at the sociology of education. The text integrates important and diverse topics in the field by showing how they are related. The Sociology of Education: A Systematic Analysis provides a sociological analysis of education using several theoretical approaches. The authors include practical applications and current educational issues to discuss the structure and processes that make education systems work. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers should be able to: Learn diverse theoretical approaches in the sociology of education Assess important current or emerging topics, including higher education, informal education (a€œclimatea€ and the a€œhidden curriculuma€), the school environment, education around the world, and educational movements and alternatives Understand how change takes place and what role sociologists play Become involved with educational systems where they can put to use the knowledge available in textbooksNational Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse, a€œ27% of Public School Students Report Gangs and Drugs on ... School-Safety/News/2010/08/24/27-of- PublicSchool-Students-Report-Gangs-and-Drugson-Campus.aspx (Retrieved ... National Research Council, From Neurons to Neighborhoods: The Science of Early Childhood Development (New York: Carnegie Foundation of New York, 2000). ... Available: http:// (Retrieved April 29, 2007).

Title:The Sociology of Education
Author:Jeanne Ballantine, Floyd M Hammack
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-07-22


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