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Culture and Learning : Access and Opportunity in the Classroom - Mark Olssen

Culture and Learning

Access and Opportunity in the Classroom

By: Mark Olssen (Editor)

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Twenty-seven academics from the UK, U.S., and New Zealand contribute 18 essays on the impact of social structure on educational learning, educational access, and opportunity and outcomes, in an effort to renew the debate concerning the sociology of school attainment. The text assesses and expands the intellectual and political lens through which sc

Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. ix
Introductionp. 1
Human Learning in Social Contextp. 29
Bourdieu in the Classroomp. 49
Beyond Reproduction Theory: A Multi-Level Explanation of Inequality/Difference in Educationp. 73
Can the Arbitrary and the Necessary Be Reconciled?: Scientific Realism and the School Curriculump. 95
Basil Bernstein: Social Divisions and Cultural Transmissionp. 117
Language, Discourse, Literacy: Stability, Territory, and Transformationp. 137
ICT in the Classroom: The Pedagogical Challenge of Respatialisation and Reregulationp. 163
Dilemmas in Designing Problems in "Realistic" School Mathematics: A Sociological Overview and Some Research Findingsp. 183
System-wide Reform: The Role of Professional Development for Instructional Improvementp. 203
The Impact of School Composition: New Insights into an Enduring Problemp. 223
Knowledge and the Curriculum in the Sociology of Education: Towards a Reconceputalizationp. 235
The Sociology of IQ: Enhancing Cognitive Skillsp. 257
Ability, Selection, and Institutional Racism in Schoolsp. 279
Race and the Politics of Educational Reformp. 299
Poverty, Learning Opportunities, and the Social Construction of Collective Intelligencep. 315
Don't Shoot Me, I'm Only the Messenger: Discourses, Dialectics and Deficitsp. 345
Gender Differences in Educational Achievement: A Socio-Cultural Analysisp. 365
Educational Trauma and "At-Risk" Studentsp. 387
About the Contributorsp. 401
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ISBN: 9781593111786
ISBN-10: 1593111789
Series: International Perspectives on Curriculum
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 420
Published: 1st November 2004
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 14.61  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.59