Sociological Theory and Educational Reality: Education and Society in Australia since 1949

Synopsis

An examination of the major classical sociological theories relevant to education and of the rise and decline of the new sociology of education. Author also discusses the vexed questions of equality of opportunity, the relationship between school and society, the growth of educational bureaucracies and the roles of state, church and family in education in Australia since 1949. Includes endnotes, tables and index.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Kensington, N.S.W.
Publication year:
  • 1993