Roland Meighan A Sociology of Educating

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A Sociology of Educating

 
9780039106744: A Sociology of Educating


Intended to stimulate sociologically informed thinking about educating, this book has become firmly established in its field, winning places on reading lists for Education Studies, Initial Teacher Training and Continuing Professional Development courses.

The book begins with a light-hearted taste of sociology, and then goes on to explore five key areas of education:



- the hidden curriculum


- ideologies of educating


- sociological perspectives and the study of education


- educational life chances, and


- the next learning system.


This new edition includes sections on personalized learning, progressive education, and the impact of assessment on pupils. It also comes with a new chapter ‘The Discourses of Education'. 


Roland Meighan is a former Special Professor of Education, University of Nottingham, UK and Senior Lecturer, University of Birmingham, UK.



Clive Harber is Professor of Education and Head of the School of Education, University of Birmingham, UK. He brings with him expertise in the field of International Education and Educational Development


With contributions by Len Barton and Iram Siraj-Blatchford, both of the Institute of Education, University of London; and Stephen Walker, Reader in the Sociology of Education and Visiting Professor in the Science of Education, University of Bari.

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Since it was first published in 1981, Sociology of Educating has become a firmly established text in its field. This fourth edition retains much of the structure and content of its predecessors, whilst benefiting from significant changes which take account of educational issues that have arisen and developed in recent years.

The text covers a wide range of topics clearly, and in depth. They include further education, home-based teaching, educational research and grading and examining. In line with current thinking, this edition places increased emphasis on educating outside and beyond the school, and pre-school. Every chapter ends with "signposts" which encourage students to pursue ideas and themes raised in the text, and the references and suggestions for further reading have been comprehensively updated and expanded to facilitate this.

Completely redesigned for greater accessibility, this new edition of Sociology of Educating is ideal for student teachers as well as experienced teachers and educationalists wishing to reinforce their earlier studies.

About the Author:

Roland Meighan was Special Professor of Education, University of Nottingham, UK and Senior Lecturer, University of Birmingham, UK.Len Barton is Professor of Inclusive Education at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK.Clive Harber is Professor of Education and Head of the School of Education, University of Birmingham, UK.Iram Siraj-Blatchford is Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK.Stephen Walker is Reader in the Sociology of Education at Birmingham City University, UK, and Visiting Professor in the Science of Education, University of Bari, Italy.

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