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Becoming Somebody

Author : Philip Wexler
ISBN : 9781135723255
Genre : Education
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First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Handbook Of Social Psychology

Author : John DeLamater
ISBN : 9780387369211
Genre : Social Science
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Psychology, focusing on processes that occur inside the individual and Sociology, focusing on social collectives and social institutions, come together in Social Psychology to explore the interface between the two fields. The core concerns of social psychology include the impact of one individual on another; the impact of a group on its individual members; the impact of individuals on the groups in which they participate; the impact of one group on another. This book is a successor to Social Psychology: Social Perspectives and Sociological Perspectives in Social Psychology. The current text expands on previous handbooks in social psychology by including recent developments in theory and research and comprehensive coverage of significant theoretical perspectives.

Dropping Out Drifting Off Being Excluded

Author : John Smyth
ISBN : 0820455075
Genre : Education
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This book deals with one of the most urgent, damaging, and complex issues affecting young lives and contemporary society in general - the escalating high school dropout rate. Though against the wishes of teachers and school administrators, young people's decision to leave school is usually made under circumstances that provide little time or space for discussion. This book provides a disturbing account of how students' voices are over-ridden - lost in the imposition of curriculum and the rush to impose testing, accountability, and management regimes on schools. "'Dropping Out', Drifting Off, Being Excluded" reveals the complex stories that surround identity formation in young lives and the -interactive trouble- as young people struggle to be heard within inhospitable schools and an equally unhelpful education system."

Schooling For Change

Author : Lorna Earl
ISBN : 9781135717797
Genre : Education
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Focusing on change and reform in secondary and elementary schools, this book explores the possibilities for better schooling for early adolescents.

Schools Under Surveillance

Author : Torin Monahan
ISBN : 0813548268
Genre : Social Science
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Schools under Surveillance gathers together some of the very best researchers studying surveillance and discipline in contemporary public schools. Surveillance is not simply about monitoring or tracking individuals and their dataùit is about the structuring of power relations through human, technical, or hybrid control mechanisms. Essays cover a broad range of topics including police and military recruiters on campus, testing and accountability regimes such as No Child Left Behind, and efforts by students and teachers to circumvent the most egregious forms of surveillance in public education. Each contributor is committed to the continued critique of the disparity and inequality in the use of surveillance to target and sort students along lines of race, class, and gender.

Teaching Mysticism

Author : William B. Parsons
ISBN : 9780190208639
Genre : Religion
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The term ''mysticism'' has never been consistently defined or employed, either in religious traditions or in academic discourse. The essays in this volume offer ways of defining what mysticism is, as well as methods for grappling with its complexity in a classroom. This volume addresses the diverse literature surrounding mysticism in four interrelated parts. The first part includes essays on the tradition and context of mysticism, devoted to drawing out and examining the mystical element in many religious traditions. The second part engages traditions and religio-cultural strands in which ''mysticism'' is linked to other terms, such as shamanism, esotericism, and Gnosticism. The volume's third part focuses on methodological strategies for defining ''mysticism,'' with respect to varying social spaces. The final essays show how contemporary social issues and movements have impacted the meaning, study, and pedagogy of mysticism. Teaching Mysticism presents pedagogical reflections on how best to communicate mysticism from a variety of institutional spaces. It surveys the broad range of meanings of mysticism, its utilization in the traditions, the theories and methods that have been used to understand it, and provides critical insight into the resulting controversies.

Redundant Masculinities

Author : Linda McDowell
ISBN : 9781444355598
Genre : Social Science
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Redundant Masculinities? investigates the links between the so-called 'crisis of masculinity' and contemporary changes in the labour market through the lives of young working class men. Allows the voices of poorly-educated young men to be heard. Looks at how the labour market is changing. Emphasises the social construction of gender and racial identities. Dispels popular myths about the crisis in masculinity.

Sociological Abstracts

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ISBN : PSU:000060528971
Genre : Sociology
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Self School And Media

Author : Roland Daniel Muijs
ISBN : NWU:35558003816689
Genre : Academic achievement
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Reflective Teaching In Secondary Education

Author : Andrew Pollard
ISBN : UVA:X004133683
Genre : College teachers
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This book is intended to provide flexible and comprehensive support for school-based and school-focused teacher education, in a wide range of circumstances. It is an excellent resource for students, teachers, mentors and tutors, and can be used in almost any form of professional development activity. The book is full of Practical Activities and Notes for Further Reading. It is a comprehensive and innovative handbook which deals with every significant aspect of secondary school teaching.

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