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Handbook of Research in the Social Foundations of Education

Edited by: Steven E. Tozer , Bernardo P. Gallegos , Annette M. Henry , Mary Bushnell Greiner , Paula Groves Price

Print publication date:  October  2010
Online publication date:  July  2011

Print ISBN: 9780805842111
eBook ISBN: 9780203874837
Adobe ISBN: 9781135283803

10.4324/9780203874837
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Parts one and two of this volume present the theoretical lenses used to study the social contexts of education. These include long-established foundations disciplines such as sociology of education and philosophy of education as well as newer theoretical perspectives such as critical race theory, feminist educational theory, and cultural studies in education. Parts three, four, and five demonstrate how these theoretical lenses are used to examine such phenomena as globalization, media, popular culture, technology, youth culture, and schooling. This groundbreaking volume helps readers understand the history, evolution, and significance of this wide-ranging, often misunderstood, and increasingly important field of study.

This book is appropriate as a reference volume not only for scholars in the social foundations of education but also for scholars interested in the cultural contexts of teaching and learning (formal and informal). It is also appropriate as a textbook for graduate-level courses in Social Foundations of Education, School and Society, Educational Policy Studies, Cultural Studies in Education, and Curriculum and Instruction.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  The Evolution of Social Foundations of Education Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Sociology of Education in the United States, 1966–2008  Download PDF
Chapter  3:  History of Education in a Future Tense Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Philosophy of Education Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Anthropology and Education  Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Politics of Education Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Economics, Education, and Capital Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Religion and Public Education Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Educational Aesthetics Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Education Law as a Foundational Discipline Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Marxist Thought and Critical Theory Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Postmodern Studies in Educational Foundations Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Postcoloniality in Education Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Cultural Studies in Education Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Critical Race Theory Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Queer Theories in Education Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Disability Studies in Education Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Feminist Theories in Education Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Environmentalism and Social Foundations of Education Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Globalization, Schooling, and Literacies in an Unsettled Age Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Neoliberalism’s Global Reconstruction of Schooling, Teachers’ Work, and Teacher Education Download PDF
Chapter  22:  The Urbanization of Everything Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Globalization Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Normative Issues in Educational Globalization Download PDF
Chapter  25:  The Many Faces of Peace Education Download PDF
Chapter  26:  “Public” Schools, Privatization, and the Public/Private Distinction Download PDF
Chapter  27:  No Child Left Behind as an Anti-Poverty Measure Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Student and Teacher Interactions in a Mexican and a Mexican American School Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Institutional Violence in the Everyday Schooling Experiences of Latino LGBT Students Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Wild, Passionate Black Women Writers and the Social Foundations of Education Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Social Foundations and the Professional Preparation of Teacher Educators Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Popular Culture, Democracy, and Educational Research Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Popular Culture and Schooling Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Gender Representations in the Media and the Importance of Critical Media Literacy Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Why is the School Basketball Team Predominantly Black? Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Stereotype and Moral Panics Download PDF
Chapter  37:  School Discipline and the Criminalization of Youth Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Surveillance Cameras in Schools Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Girls@Play Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Virtually Queer? Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Ubiquitous Learning as a Social Foundations Issue  Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Studying Visual Culture Download PDF
Chapter  43:  Contributions of Multicultural Education to Educational Theory and Practice Download PDF
Chapter  44:  Foundations of the Critical Categories of Justice in Education  Download PDF
Chapter  45:  Masculinities and the Schooling of Middle-School Boys Download PDF
Chapter  46:  Troubling Boys and Alpha Girls Download PDF
Chapter  47:  Queer and Questioning Download PDF
Chapter  48:  Keeping the “American Dream” Alive Download PDF
Chapter  49:  Unpacking the Meaning of School Reform Download PDF
Chapter  50:  Why Place Matters Download PDF
Chapter  51:  Becoming a “Fashionable and Desirable Place to Live” Download PDF
Chapter  52:  Culturally Potent Professional Development Download PDF
Chapter  53:  Comparative Perspectives on Teachers and Professionalism Download PDF
Chapter  54:  Womanist Caring as a Political Frame of Reference Download PDF
Chapter  55:  Barriers to Transformative Collaboration for Justice within Cross-Cultural Communities Download PDF
Contributors Download PDF
Illustrations Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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