The Sociology of Educational Inequality (RLE Edu L)

The Sociology of Educational Inequality (RLE Edu L)

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What is the most significant factor for explaining why some individuals are more successful than others a€“ genetic inheritance, privileged background or luck? Although conventional approaches stress the prime importance of one of these, Tyler argues that such theories fail to deal adequately with the complexity of educational inequality and suggests that Boudona€™s model of opportunity and mobility would provide us with a more productive explanation. By applying this model to post-war British education he shows how we might effectively think our approaches to the a€˜cycle of deprivationa€™, comprehensive reform and educational spending.the minimum age, and one half of these a#39;early leaversa#39; were the sons of skilled manual workers. ... The pursuit of environmental arguments for the educational failure was accelerated during the 1960s by alarm at the economic costs of such anbsp;...

Title:The Sociology of Educational Inequality (RLE Edu L)
Author:William Tyler
Publisher:Routledge - 2012-05-16


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