This book, first published in 1965, discusses the nature of the grammar school, its curriculum and teaching methods, comparisons with sixth form education, and the change in its organisation and attitudes during a time of rapid social change in 1960s Britain. This title will be of interest to students of history, sociology and education.
Introduction; 1. What do We Mean by Culture? 2. The ‘First-Generation’ Grammar School Boy 3. Curriculum and Teaching Methods 4. General Studies in the Sixth Form 5. Authority and Freedom in the School 6. Religious and Moral Education 7. Out of School 8. Leaving School 9. Culture and the Grammar School; Appendices; Bibliography; Index
This set of 62 volumes, originally published between 1959 and 2005, amalgamates a wide breadth on the sociology of education, with a particular focus on culture, class and curriculum theory. This collection of books from some of the leading scholars in the field provides a comprehensive overview of the subject how it has evolved over time, and will be of particular interest to students of sociology, education and those undertaking teaching qualifications.