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Cultures of Arab Schooling
Cultures of Arab Schooling (October 2006)
Critical Ethnographies from Egypt
Linda Herrera - Editor
Carlos Alberto Torres - Editor

Offers a rare glimpse into schools in contemporary Egypt.

Little is known regarding the inner workings of the educational systems of most Arab countries. Cultures of Arab Schooling fills this void using critical social theory to offer a rare glimpse into schools in contemporary Egypt. Giving voice to the educators and students through personal testimonies, the book sheds new light on issues of educational qua...(Read More)
 
 
Challenges of Urban Education
Challenges of Urban Education (February 2000)
Sociological Perspectives for the Next Century
Karen A. McClafferty - Editor
Carlos Alberto Torres - Editor
Theodore R. Mitchell - Editor

Presents current research and theoretical perspectives on the challenges facing educators in U.S. urban schools.

"This book is definitely on the cutting edge of educational sociology theory and practice." -- Yali Zou, author of Ethnic Identity and Power: Cultural Contexts of Political Action in School and Society

A supplemental text with a fresh, bold edge, Challenges of Urban Education includes a range of topics ...(Read More)
 
 
Sociology of Education
Sociology of Education (September 1998)
Emerging Perspectives
Carlos Alberto Torres - Editor
Theodore R. Mitchell - Editor

Examines emerging theoretical and methodological approaches to the field of sociology of education. These perspectives draw on notions of social justice, diversity, multiculturalism, and detracking.

Sociology of Education discusses emerging theoretical and methodological approaches to the field of sociology of education. These emerging perspectives focus on the scholarship of class, race, gender and the state in education, and ...(Read More)
 
 
Social Theory and Education
Social Theory and Education (March 1995)
A Critique of Theories of Social and Cultural Reproduction
Raymond Allen Morrow - Author
Carlos Alberto Torres - Author

This book summarizes and critiques theories of social and cultural reproduction as they relate to sociology of education.

"Morrow and Torres have given us more than a cornucopia of social theories relevant to the study of reproduction and transformation in and through education. They have carefully examined the theoretical assumptions and political implications of each perspective, showing variations within each perspect...(Read More)
 
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