ERIC Number: ED385508
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Research in Sociology of Education and Socialization. Volume 10.
Pallas, Aaron M., Ed.
This volume is a mixture of research reviews, theoretical syntheses, and empirical analyses addressing issues in the sociology of education. Following an introduction by Aaron M. Pallas, the book is divided into eight chapters: (1) "The Sociology of Education: Its Development in the United States" (Robert Dreeben); (2) "In Comparative Isolation: Why Comparative Research Has So Little Influence on American Sociology of Education" (David P. Baker); (3) "Theoretical Diversity in the Analysis of Gender and Education" (Linda Grant, Patrick M. Horan, and Betty Watts-Warren); (4) "Coming Together and Breaking Apart: Unifying and Differentiating Processes in Schools and Classrooms" (Gary Natriello); (5) "The Influence of Subject Areas on Middle School Tracking Policies" (Tom Loveless); (6) "Single-Gender Schools: Outcomes for African and Hispanic Americans" (Cornelius Riordan); (7) "Fear of Falling from Grace: The Middle Class, Downward Mobility, and School Desegregation" (Roslyn Arlin Mickelson and Carol Axtell Ray); (8) "Thinking about an Occupation: A New Developmental and Contextual Perspective" (Barbara Schneider). Contains references at the end of each chapter. (ND)
Descriptors: Anthologies, Black Students, Career Development, Classroom Environment, Comparative Analysis, Educational Research, Educational Sociology, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Intellectual Disciplines, Middle Schools, Minority Groups, School Desegregation, Sex Bias, Single Sex Schools, Teaching (Occupation), Track System (Education), Womens Education
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