ERIC Number: ED426912
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Publication Date: 1996
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Society and Education. Ninth Edition.
Levine, Daniel U.; Levine, Rayna F.
This book provides new and updated material focusing on recent developments and long-range trends involving the relationships between education and other social institutions. Topics that receive expanded treatment include immigration, multicultural education, evolution of the inner city, and movement toward systematic reform and national standards. Topics introduced for the first time include youth apprenticeships, the Educate America Act, revisions of Title I, the School-to-Work Opportunities Act, and other important themes that have been addressed by legislators and school decision makers. Chapter titles include: (1) "Socioeconomic Trends and the Social Class Structure"; (2) "Educational Selecting and Sorting in Postindustrial Metropolitan Society"; (3) "Problems of Children and Youths in Differing Social Class Environments"; (4) "Home Environment, the Family, and Cognitive Development"; (5) "The Peer Group"; (6) "The Transition from Adolescence to Adulthood"; (7) "Mobility and Education"; (8) "Low-Status Students and Compensatory Education"; (9) "Desegregation"; (10) "Cultural Pluralism and Minority Education"; (11) "Women and Education"; (12) "Additional Topics Focusing on Educational Equity"; and (13) "School Reform and Effectiveness." (EH)
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Educational Anthropology, Educational Sociology, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Minority Groups, Racial Discrimination, School Community Relationship, United States History
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