Author - Jeanne H. Ballantine, Joan Z. Spade
Adult - Social Science - 2014/02/21 - SAGE Publications, Inc
Schools and Society: A Sociological Approach to Education, Fifth Edition by Jeanne H. Ballantine and Joan Z. Spade is a comprehensive anthology featuring classical readings on the Sociology of Education, as well as original essays by notable contemporary scholars. Assigned as a main text or a supplement, this fully updated Fifth Edition uses the open systems approach to provide readers with a framework for understanding and analyzing the book's range of topics. The editors, both experienced instructors in this subject, have chosen articles that are highly readable, and that represent the field's major theoretical perspectives, methods, and issues.