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Education and Society

ISBN 9780415605823
Published November 4, 2010 by Routledge
194 Pages

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Book Description

This volume is an introduction to the sociology of education and was originally published in 1953. This volume will be useful for teachers in university training departments and training colleges, as an introductory study that expounds the social significance of education.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Sociology of Education; Chapter 2 The Culture Concept; Chapter 3 Social Forces and Cultural Change; Chapter 4 The Social Determinants of Education in England; Chapter 5 The Educational Needs of our Future Society; Chapter 6 Social Interaction; Chapter 7 The School as a Social Unit; Chapter 8 The Science of Human Behaviour; Chapter 9 Beyond Sociology: A Note on the Social Philosophy of Democracy;

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A.K.C. Ottaway, University of Leeds Department of Education.