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The international handbook on the sociology of education : an international assessment of new research and theory / edited by Carlos Alberto Torres and Ari Antikainen.

Publication:
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2003.
Format/Description:
Book
vi, 415 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Educational sociology -- Cross-cultural studies.
Contents:
Introduction to a sociology of education : old dilemmas in a new century? / Carlos Alberto Torres and Ari Antikainen
Social theory and methodology. Sociological theory of education in the dialectical perspective / Honario Martín Izquierdo and Almudena Moreno Mínguez. Explorations in the systems-theoretical study of education / Raf Vanderstraeten. Social capital in education : theoretical issues and empirical knowledge in attainment research / AnneBert Dijkstra and Jules L. Peschar. Critical ethnography and the sociology of education / Steve Jordan. Sociocultural approaches to cognition : implications for the sociology of education / David MacLennan. Decisive moments and key experiences : expanding paradigmatic boundaries in the study of school effects / Gad Yair. Biography, life course, and the sociology of education / Ari Antikainen and Katja Komonen. Leading the way : the development of analytical techniques in the sociology of education / Lawrence J. Saha and John P. Keeves
Sociology of education in international contexts : regional focus. Educational policies and new ways of governance in a transnationalization period / António Teodoro. Constructing the sociology of education as a unique discipline : the cases of mainland China and Taiwan / Jason C. Chang and Zhang Renjie. Education in a transition society : growing inequality / David Konstantinovski. Education, power, and the state : successes and failures of Latin American education in the twentieth century / Carlos Alberto Torres. Institutionalized legitimate informational capital in the welfare state : has policy failed? / Martin D. Munk
Critical issues in sociology of education. Making sense of education reform : global and national influences / Geoff Whitty and Sally Power. Civil society as equilibrium : governance and choice in education between private delivery and central regulation / AnneBert Dijkstra and Jaap Dronkers. Women and education in Europe / Ingrid Jönsson. North and South contrasted : cultural similarities and differences in affective education / Yaacov J. Katz ... [et al.]. Citizens in the text? : international presentations of citizenship in textbooks / Sinikka Aapola, Tuula Gordon, and Elina Lahelma.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Torres, Carlos Alberto.
Antikainen, Ari.
ISBN:
0742517691 (cloth : alk. paper)
0742517705 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
49495018
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