ERIC Number: EJ652888
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Disenchanted Evenings: The Social Organization of Talk in Parent-Teacher Consultations in UK Secondary Schools.
Maclure, Maggie; Walker, Barbara M.
British Journal of Sociology of Education, v21 n1 p5-25 Mar 2000
Reports on a study of "parent evenings," or parent-teacher consultations, examining the structure using audio-recordings. Identifies similarities with doctor-patient consultations. Argues that teachers do not maintain control of the conferences and that issues of power, identity, competence, and moral conflict are at stake. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom