First published in 1972, this book aims to provide an introduction to the teacher, or teacher in training, to society and its relationship to education. Although very much a product of its time rather than an instructive text for teachers in the 21st century, this work will be of interest to those studying the evolution of the study of the sociology of education as well as the development of teacher training.
Author’s Preface; 1. The Nature of Sociology 2. The Sociology of Education 3. Society and Culture 4. Social Change and Education 5. The State, Politics and Education 6. The Economy and Education 7. Social Stratification and Education 8. Social Mobility and Education 9. The Family and Education 10. The Self, Society and Education 11. The School and Society 12. The Teacher and his Role 13. The Pupil in the Classroom 14. The Sociology of the Curriculum 15. School, Pupil and Social Pathology 16. Education and Social Philosophy; 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.