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Parmenter, Lynne – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 1999
Examines issues of the development of national identity in junior high schools in Japan from three approaches: (1) the statements of national education policy and the national curriculum; (2) comments made by junior high school students; and (3) opinions of student teachers studying in pre-service university courses. (CMK)
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Mwansa, Dickson M. – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 1995
Reveals that literacy training in small, rural, and primitive communities can affect demonstrable changes in the feelings, attitudes, and well-being of its participants. Utilized interviews, discussions, and observations at two sites in Zambia to highlight the outcomes of literacy training. Discusses the program's weaknesses as well as strengths.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Reading Programs, Adult Students
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Daniels, Harry – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 1995
Investigates the relationship between the social organization and educational practices of schools and how they relate to students' ability to recognize differences between curriculum-specific talk. The study recorded students' observations regarding Mathematics and Art to determine their ability to speak in subject-specific ways teachers deem…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Communication (Thought Transfer)
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Mac An Ghail, Mairtin – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 1996
Criticizes the conservative movement's dismissal of class inequities in the British school system. Maintains that any critical analysis of social democratic alternatives to the current system must address the ways that class identities and social destinies are reproduced through state schooling. Doubts the efficacy of managerialist technically…
Descriptors: Conservatism, Educational Philosophy, Educational Quality, Educational Sociology
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Demaine, Jack – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 1980
Examines and criticizes theories and arguments in contemporary sociology of education and points out limitations in these theories. Topics discussed include the Labour Party's contributions to educational policy, education and democratic socialism, and political education in the curriculum. For journal availability, see SO 507 999. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Sociology, Higher Education, Political Influences
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