ERIC Number: EJ336987
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Sociology and Special Education: Differentiation and Allocation in Mass Education.
Carrier, James G.
American Journal of Education, v94 n3 p281-312 May 1986
Presents a structural framework for the sociological analysis of special education. Describes special education as one of the ways in which schools perform their reproductive task by differentiating children and allocating them to different educational treatments. Employs the framework to analyze the different histories of special education in England and the United States. (KH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Contractualism; England; United States