The Schooled Society: An Introduction to the Sociology of Education

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Author: Davies, Scott

Edition: Fourth

Number Of Pages: 312

EAN: 9780199024889

Release Date: 05-02-2018

Languages: English

Item Condition: UsedGood

Binding: Paperback

Details: Product Description Series: a href="http://www.oupcanada.com/tcs/"Themes in Canadian Sociology/a Exploring how education plays a significant role in both modern society and our development as social beings, this text applies classical and contemporary theoretical approaches to study the relationship between school and society. Featuring a Canadian focus and up-to-date statistics and research, The Schooled Society offers a comprehensive examination of schooling at all levels from a sociological perspective. Review "I appreciate how this text has kept its thematic organization in the three areas of selection, socialization, and social organization of schooling. It is an excellent way to deliver an overview of important issues within the field." --Katherine Watson, University of the Fraser Valley "This student-friendly, well written text provides a thorough understanding of the complexities of the Canadian educational system. It provides up-to-date coverage on issues facing educators, parents, and students in a changing society that goes beyond the scope of most Sociology of Education texts." --Gail Cassidy, Western University About the Author Scott Davies is a professor and the Canada Research Chair at the Ontario Institute for Studies (OISE) based out of the University of Toronto. A leading Canadian scholar in the field of sociology of education, he has written numerous journal articles as well as co-authored and co-edited several books. Neil Guppy is a professor of sociology and the Senior Advisor to the Provosts on Academic Freedom at the University of British Columbia. He has published extensively across the discipline of sociology.

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