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The Sociology of Education free pdf A comprehensive and cross-cultural look at the sociology of education. The text integrates important and diverse topics in the field by showing how they are related. The Sociology of Education: A Systematic Analysis provides a sociological analysis of education using several theoretical approaches. The authors include practical applications and current educational issues to discuss the structure and processes that make education systems work. Learning Goals * Upon completing this book, readers should be able to: * Learn diverse theoretical approaches in the sociology of education * Assess important current or emerging topics, including higher education, informal education ("climate" and the "hidden curriculum"), the school environment, education around the world, and educational movements and alternatives * Understand how change takes place and what role sociologists play * Become involved with educational systems where they can put to use the knowledge available in textbooks

About Jeanne H. Ballantine

Jeanne Ballantine is university professor of sociology at Wright State University. She received her masters degree from Columbia University and her PhD from Indiana University. Jeanne has taught in a number of venues including Japan, Brazil, Spain, Italy Rwanda (as a Fulbright scholar), Semester at Sea and Wittenberg University in Ohio. Her primary areas of scholarship are sociology of education, applied sociology, global studies, and global women's issues. Jeanne has held a number of positions in the professional organizations including International Sociological Association, American Sociological Association, North Central Sociological Association, and Society for Applied Sociology. She has authored 5 books and many articles, and done workshops, especially on faculty development and teaching and learning, in the U.S. and other countries. She is a member of the ASA Departmental Resources Group and does evaluation visits at colleges and universities. Among her many awards is the ASA Distinguished Contributions to Teaching Award.

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Author : Jeanne H. Ballantine
Publisher : Pearson Education South Asia Pte Ltd
Data Published : 19 September 2013
ISBN : 9814526991
EAN : 9789814526999
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 432 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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