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Title The social organization of schooling / Larry V. Hedges and Barbara Schneider, editors.

Imprint New York : Russell Sage Foundation, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  306.432 So13 2005    ---  Available
Description xii, 366 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-355) and index.
Contents Introduction : the social organization of schools / Barbara Schneider -- PART 1 : the relationship between sociology and the study of education -- Sociological agenda for research on education / Charles E. Bidwell -- Ecosystems and the structuring of organizations / W. Richard Scott -- PART 2 : teaching as a profession -- Teaching and the competence of occupations / Robert Dreeben -- Prospects for teaching as a profession / Susan Moore Johnson -- Anomaly of educational organizations and the study of organizational control / Richard M. Ingersoll -- Professional community by design : building social capital through teacher professional development / Adam Gamoran, Ramona Gunter, and Tona Williams -- PART 3 : The microsociology of schools and classrooms -- Normative culture of a school and student socialization / Maureen T. Hallinan -- Why work when you can play? dynamics of formal and informal organization in classrooms / Daniel a. McFarland -- School organization, curricular structure, and the distribution and effects of instruction for tenth-grade science / Robert A. Petrin -- Subgroups as meso-level entities in the social organization of schools / Kenneth A. Frank and Yong Zhao -- PART 4 : change in social organizations -- Cross-national context of the gender gap in math and science / Catherine Riegle-Crumb -- Organizational coupling, control, and change : the role of higher-order models of control in educational reform / Christopher B. Swanson -- Achievement and equity / Chandra Muller and Kathryn S. Schiller -- School transition programs in organizational context : problems of recruitment, coordination, and integration / Kathryn S. Schiller -- Mobilizing community resources to reform failing schools / Lori Diane Hill.
Subject Schools -- Sociological aspects.
Educational sociology.
School management and organization.
Added Author Hedges, Larry V.
Schneider, Barbara L.
ISBN 0871543400
Standard No. NLGGC 272000310

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