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ERIC Number: EJ161465
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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Legitimating Myths and Educational Organization: The Relationship between Organizational Ideology and Formal Structure
Kamens, David H.
American Sociological Review, 42, 2, 208-19, Apr 77
Argues that "schools symbolically redefine people." The social organization of schools is a major symbolic index of the kind of socialization that has occurred and thus legitimates the conferral of specific status rights. Organizational characteristics are thus causally linked to the social meanings attached to university attendance. (Author/JM)
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