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Author Lortie, Dan C. (Dan Clement), 1926-

Title Schoolteacher : a sociological study / Dan C. Lortie ; with a new preface
Edition Second edition with a new preface
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2002


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Description xxii, 284 pages ; 22 cm
Contents 1. The Hand of History -- 2. Recruitment and Reaffirmation -- 3. The Limits of Socialization -- 4. Career and Work Rewards -- 5. Perspectives on Purpose -- 6. Endemic Uncertainties -- 7. The Logic of Teacher Sentiments -- 8. Sentiments and Interpersonal Preferences -- 9. Speculations on Change
Summary Upon its initial publication, many reviewers dubbed this book the best social portrait of the profession since Willard Waller's The Sociology of Teaching. This new printing--including a new preface bringing the author's observations up to date--is an essential view into the world and culture of a vitally important profession
Notes Originally published: 1975. With new introd
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-274) and index
Subject Teaching -- Vocational guidance -- United States.
Teachers -- United States -- Social conditions.
Teachers -- Psychology.
LC no. 2002020788
ISBN 0226493539 paperback alkaline paper
Other Titles Schoolteacher