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Sociology for Education Studies : Connecting Theory, Settings and Everyday Experiences

By: Downes, Graham (Bath Spa University, UK)(Edited by) Simon, Catherine A. (Bath Spa University, UK)(Edited by)

Part of the The Routledge Education Studies Series series
0367028409 / 9780367028404
Paperback / softback
306.43
01/12/2019
Published 01/12/2019
United Kingdom
171 x 248 mm 184 pages, 1 Line drawings, black and white; 1 Tables, black and white; 1 Illustrations, black and w
Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly  Learn More Undergraduate

Sociology for Education Studies provides a fresh look at the sociology of education, focussing on themes such as habitus, hegemony and intersectionality.

It supports students in applying sociological theory to their own educational experiences and developing an understanding of why social orders appear to be predetermined, why the state continues to create education policy in certain forms and, crucially, how to make it better.

The book explores the multi-faceted perspectives that influence the sociology of education and presents examples of the applications of sociology to a wide variety of different educational contexts, including education in schools and in the community.

Chapters cover topics such as: Morality, education and social orderSpaces of invisibility and marginalisation in schoolsThe global political economy of education Rethinking the 'International Perspective' in Education StudiesThis accessible book is an essential read for students of Education Studies as well as those involved in teacher education and training.

BIC:

JNA Philosophy & theory of education, JNAM Moral & social purpose of education, JNF Educational strategies & policy, JNL Schools

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