Sociology Of Education
Researching and studying how social institutions and individuals' experiences within these institutions affect educational processes and social development.
Effective schooling that is necessary for positive educational outcomes. Education and society, educational structures, educational processes and the social foundations of education.
The sociology of education is a rapidly expanding area within sociology and in educational studies generally, and cuts across many other disciplines. The area is also often defined as the social contexts of education or the social foundations of education.
The multidimensionality of education as an institution. The dilemmas and opportunities facing contemporary theories of gender and education.
The sociology of education has been the arena for significant developments in theory and methods and in many instances has led the other sociological, social sciences and educational fields.
Durkheim's focus on the moral and social aspects of education.Durkheim's modern relevance, his desire to integrate practical and theoretical aspects of education, and his stress on the moral base of education and the importance of the social and society.
Research Unit for the Sociology of Education - RUSE is the only institution in Finland specialising in research on the sociology of education and education policy, including international comparative research. RUSE participates in current debates on national educational policy and provides postgraduate training in the sociology of education by integrating students in its research projects and by tutoring dissertations. - utu.fi/erill/RUSE
The American Educational Research
Association (AERA), founded in 1916, is concerned with improving the educational process
by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation and by promoting the
dissemination and practical application of research results.
Sociology of Education
British Journal of Sociology of Education -
International Studies in Sociology of
Books on Sociology of Education:
Sociology of Education: A Critical Reader by Alan R. Sadovnik
The Structure of Schooling: Readings in the Sociology of Education by Dr. Richard Arum, Irenee R. Beattie, and Karly Ford
Knowledge, Pedagogy and Society: International Perspectives on Basil Bernstein's Sociology of Education by Daniel Frandji and Philippe Vitale
The Routledge International Handbook of the Sociology of Education (The Routledge International Handbook Series) by Michael W. Apple, Stephen J. Ball, and Luis Armando Gandin
Canadian Perspectives on the Sociology of Education by Cynthia Levine-Rasky
Leadership for Quality and Accountability in Education (Leadership for Learning Series) by Mark Brundrett and Christopher Rhodes
The Sociology Of Education- (Value Pack w/MySearchLab) by Jeanne H. Ballantine and Floyd M. Hammack
The Sociology of Education in Canada: Critical Perspectives by Terry Wotherspoon
Handbook of the Sociology of Education (Handbooks of Sociology and Social Research) by Maureen T. Hallinan
Exploring Education: An Introduction to the Foundations of Education (3rd Edition) by Alan R. Sadovnik, Peter W. Cookson, and Susan Semel
Equality and Achievement: An Introduction to the Sociology of Education (2nd Edition) by Cornelius H. Riordan
Sociology of Higher Education: Contributions and Their Contexts Patricia J. Gumport