Education and Society

Education and Society

Course Codes:  SOCI 3300
Professor:  Prof. Amanda Wilson
Semester:  Winter-2018
February 15, 2016 | 288 pages

Bringing together fourteen contemporary readings, Education and Society: Canadian Perspectives offers a snapshot of sociological research at the forefront of educational debates, developments, and reform trends in this country today. Informed by an overarching concern with issues of equityand equality, this collection examines the experiences and outcomes of various social groups in schooling in Canada, highlighting the barriers faced by some and advantages faced by others. It looks closely at how specific dimensions of inequality-such as class, race, and gender-inform schoolingexperiences while also investigating issues surrounding the possibilities and pitfalls of educational reform. Featuring quantitative and qualitative studies on topics ranging from achievement gaps to single-gendered schooling, this compelling volume introduces students to the diversity of topics studied by Canadian sociologists of education today and to the range of theoretical and methodological approachesthese scholars use to conduct their research.

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ISBN: 9780199014309
$62.95

		

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