First Published in 1998. This is Volume XXIV of twenty-eight in the Sociology of Education series. This book seeks to provide an introduction and guide to social psychology of education, looking at schools as a social space. Written in 1959 it is addressed primarily to teachers and student-teachers, taking in moral and social aspects of personality and not seeing schools as being for just academic instruction.
Table of Contents
Part One The Challenge of the Present Situation; Chapter I The Challenge of an Evolving Society; Chapter II The Increase in Scale of Modern Communities; Chapter III Changing Attitudes to Authority and Tradition; Part two The Response; Chapter IV The Resources of our Community; Chapter V The Creation of a Tradition; Chapter VI Educational Objectives; Part three The Underlying Assumptions; Chapter VII The Development of Values and Attitudes in the Growing Personality; Chapter VIII Self and Conscience; Chapter IX Learning; Chapter X Scientific and Ethical Presuppositions; Part four Educational Principles; Chapter XI Authority and Discipline; Chapter XII Authority and Part icipation; Chapter XIII The Rhythm of Learning; Chapter XIV Integrity; Chapter XV Science and General Education;