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ERIC Number: EJ889676
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jul
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 35
ISSN: ISSN-0092-055X
Sociology in U.S. High Schools
DeCesare, Michael
Teaching Sociology, v36 n3 p254-261 Jul 2008
In the interest of continuing the push toward understanding the status of sociology in high schools, this research note reports some results from the first national study of high school sociology to be carried out in more than 25 years. It is also only the second national study to ever be conducted. Specifically, the author examines the prevalence of sociology courses in American public high schools, as well as analyzes the importance of two predictors of sociology's existence: geographic region of the country and size of the student body. The author concludes with a discussion of the results and recommendations for future research. (Contains 2 tables and 2 footnotes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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