The RoutledgeFalmer Reader in Sociology of Education

1st Edition

Stephen Ball

Published December 11, 2003
Textbook - 312 Pages
ISBN 9780415327763 - CAT# RU27222
Series: RoutledgeFalmer Readers in Education

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The RoutledgeFalmer Reader in Sociology of Education brings together a carefully selected collection of articles and book chapters to reflect enduring trends in the field of Sociology of Education. Focusing on the major issues confronting education today, this lively and informative Reader provides broad coverage of the field and includes sections on crucial topics such as:

  • social class
  • globalization
  • gender
  • curriculum
  • social inequality and social justice
  • students and classrooms.

With an emphasis on contemporary pieces that deal with issues relevant to the immediate real world, this book represents the research and views of some of the most respected authors in the field today. Stephen Ball offers a collection that is theoretically informed, internationally applicable, and universally accessible.

In a specially written introduction, Ball provides a much-needed context to the current educational climate. Students of sociology and sociology of education will find this Reader an important route map to further reading and understanding.


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