A Sociology of Educating

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Bloomsbury Academic, Mar 25, 2007 - Education - 544 pages

Intended to stimulate sociologically informed thinking about educating, this book has become firmly established in its field, winning places on reading lists for Education Studies, Initial Teacher Training and Continuing Professional Development courses.

The book begins with a light-hearted taste of sociology, and then goes on to explore five key areas of education:

the hidden curriculum
ideologies of educating
sociological perspectives and the study of education
educational life chances, and
the next learning system.
This new edition includes sections on personalized learning, progressive education, and the impact of assessment on pupils. It also comes with a new chapter 'The Discourses of Education'.

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Pupils as Clients?
Teachers as Victims?

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About the author (2007)

Roland Meighan held positions as Special Professor of Education at the University of Nottingham, UK, and as Senior Lecturer at University of Birmingham, UK.
Clive Harber is Professor of Education and Head of the School of Education at the University of Birmingham, UK. He brings with him expertise in the field of International Education and Educational Development.

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