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Social theory in education primer.

9781433103377

Social theory in education primer.

Wexler, Philip.

Peter Lang Publishing Inc

2009

123 pages

$18.95

Paperback

LC189

Wexler (sociology of education, Hebrew University of Education, Jerusalem) shows how classical sociology sets the frame for theory and research in education. He concentrates on Durkheimian, Marxist, and Weberian models of social theory in education. Each paradigm is explained in its historical context, and used as a key to making sense of contemporary work that understands education from a sociological point of view. A conclusion explores frameworks beyond classical sociology. Margin notes and chapter glossary terms are included. The primer can be used in courses devoted to social theory and education, sociology of education, social foundations of education, history of education, history of sociology, sociological theory, and sociology of knowledge.

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