Knowledge, Education, and Cultural Change: Papers in the Sociology of Education

1st Edition

Richard Brown

Published May 9, 2018
Reference - 420 Pages
ISBN 9781138497665 - CAT# K350680
Series: Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

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Originally published in 1973 Knowledge, Education and Cultural Change surveys the present state of the field of the sociology of education. The book addresses the claim that much of the research in the sociology of education should be extended to issues of wider theoretical significance, the book provides theoretically informed analysis of situations or processes, developing new theoretical perspectives and concepts. The papers also reflect the appropriate theoretical framework for the sociology of education. Underpinning this framework, it looks at the importance of social stratification, arguing that too much work in the sociology of education is carried out using oversimplified models.

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