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Author Meighan, Roland.

Title A sociology of educating / Roland Meighan and Iram Siraj-Blatchford ; with contributions by Len Barton and Stephen Walker
Edition Third edition
Published London ; New York : Cassell : Continuum, [1997]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  370.19 Mei/Soe 1997  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 432 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series Cassell education
Continuum education
Cassell education.
Continuum education
Contents Pt. 1. Familiarization. 1. A Taste of Sociology. 2. Pupils as Clients? 3. Teachers as Victims? 4. Parents as Educators? 5. Mass Media -- Pt. 2. The Hidden Curriculum. 6. The Hidden Curriculum: An Overview. 7. Space Talks: The Hidden Curriculum of Educational Buildings. 8. Timetables. 9. The Official Curriculum. 10. Organization. 11. Teacher Expectations. 12. The Hidden Curriculum of Language. 13. Assessment -- Pt. 3. Ideologies of Educating. 14. The Concept of Ideology. 15. Ideologies of Education. 16. Authoritarian and Non-authoritarian Ideologies of Education. 17. A Case Study in an Ideology of Education: Autonomous Study. 18. Case Studies: Democratic Education -- Pt. 4. Sociological Perspectives and the Study of Education. 19. Social Systems, Structures and Functions. 20. The Action Perspective. 21. The Conflict Perspective: A Marxian Approach. 22. Doing Research in Schools and Classrooms. 23. Postmodernism -- Pt. 5. Educational Life Chances or Who Gets What? 24. Labelling Theory and Life Chances. 25. Gender Identity. 26. Social Class. 27. 'Race' and Ethnic Identity. 28. Other Minorities: Those with 'Special Needs' -- Pt. 6. Educating for the Next Millennium. 29. Alternatives. 30. Anatomy of Choice in Education. 31. A Catalogue of Alternatives
Analysis Educational sociology
Notes Bibliography: p405-424. _ Includes index
Previous ed.: / Roland Meighan with contributions by Len Barton and Stephen Walker. London : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1986
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [405]-424) and index
Subject Educational sociology.
Author Barton, Len.
Siraj, Iram.
Walker, Stephen, 1944-
LC no. 00001368
ISBN 0304701904 (paperback)
0304702412 (hbk.)
0826452043 (Continuum)