1st Edition

History, Sociology and Education





ISBN 9780415489614
Published February 25, 2009 by Routledge
78 Pages

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Book Description

Originally published in 1971, this volume examines the relationship between the history and sociology of education.

History does not stand in isolation, but has much to draw from and contribute to, other disciplines. The methods and concepts of sociology, in particular, are exerting increasing influence on historical studies, especially the history of education. Since education is considered to be part of the social system, historians and sociologists have come to survey similar fields; yet each discipline appears to have its own aims and methodology.