The Hidden Curriculum: Reproduction in Education, a Reappraisal

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Psychology Press, 1989 - Education - 200 pages
This book is set in the context of sociological debates regarding the dynamics of reproduction in education. Using Irish data, some mechanisms whereby inequalities get reproduced are unveiled. By analyzing detailed evidence on 90 second-level schools, substantiating evidence is supplied.
 

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Contents

A Reappraisal of Reproduction
1
Empirical Evidence of Universalism in the Content
44
Curriculum Changes and Technical Knowledge
51
The Marginal Status of Activities and Knowledge
59
The Universality
68
Class Allocation and Selection at Entry
79
Hicrarchical Control
88
With Special Reference
101
The Role of Cultural Factors
118
The Rise of Technical Knowledge and Competitive
139
Notes
152
References
186
Index
193
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John Baker is a senior lecturer in Politics, Kathleen Lynch is Professor of Equality Studies, Sara Cantillon is a senior lecturer in Equality Studies, and Judy Walsh is a lecturer in Equality Studies, all at University College Dublin.

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