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Social Class and Education

Social Class and Education


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About the Book

Social Class and Education: Global Perspectives is the first empirically grounded volume to explore the intersections of class, social structure, opportunity, and education on a truly global scale. Fifteen essays from contributors representing the US, Europe, China, Latin America and other regions offer an unparralleled examination of how social class differences are made and experienced through schooling. By underscoring the consequences of our new global reality, this volume takes seriously the transnational migration of commerce, capital and peoples and the ramifications of such for education and social structure. Moving beyond national confines, internationally recognized scholars, Lois Weis and Nadine Dolby, offer a set of emblematic essays that break new theoretical and empirical ground on the ways class is produced and maintained through education around the world.


About the Author:

Lois Weis is State University of New York Distinguished Professor of Sociology of Education at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York.

Nadine Dolby is Associate Professor of Curriculum Studies at Purdue University.


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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780415886956
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: N
  • Spine Width: 14 mm
  • Weight: 489 gr
  • ISBN-10: 0415886953
  • Publisher Date: 14 Mar 2012
  • Depth: 6
  • Height: 229 mm
  • No of Pages: 236
  • Series Title: Education in Global Context
  • Sub Title: Global Perspectives
  • Width: 152 mm


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