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The Sociology of Education
Major Themes

Edited By

Stephen J. Ball

ISBN 9780415198127
Published September 8, 2000 by Routledge
2416 Pages

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Book Description

This outstanding collection contains 100 papers drawn from the broad range of contemporary writing on the sociology of education. Major trends and developments from the 1970s through to the 1990s are represented. The following four volumes offer a comprehensive introduction to, and overview of, the field:

* Theories and Methods
* Inequalities and Oppressions
* Institutions and Processes
* Politics and Policies.

Covering the key points of dispute and areas of controversy within the sociology of education these volumes include papers from many of the leading writers in the field. Presented together, the papers constitute a sophisticated and versatile toolbox of ideas for theory-building and research.

Table of Contents

Volume I: Theories and Methods
Volume II: Inequalities and Oppressions
Volume III: Institutions and Processes
Volume IV: Politics and Policies

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